Twitter Reacts to Rose McGowan’s Account Suspension
Actress Rose McGowan‘s Twitter account has been suspended. She revealed the news on her Instagram account Wednesday night writing, “Twitter has suspended me. There are powerful forces at work. Be my voice.”
The former Charmed star is one of the many women who have come forward and accused Hollywood producer Harvery Weinstein of sexual harassment. She also took part in the explosive New York Times exposé which has rocked the movie industry. The Charmed star is also a very vocal advocate of women’s rights and has been applauding the other actresses who have shared their alleged assault experiences.
As for which “Twitter rules” McGowan broke? The social media platform didn’t specify, but before her suspension she did give Ben Affleck a “F**k you” after he issued an apology to Hilarie Burton for groping her on TRL in 2003.
Meanwhile, fellow actresses Jessica Chastain and Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette snapped back at Twitter. Chastain wrote, “Hey @Twitter let us know which of these rules @rosemcgowan broke. Asking for multiple victims of sexual violence” while Arquette tweeted, “@rosemcgowan’s twitter account has been suspended. I expect to start seeing smear stories on her anytime now. This is the sad reality.”
— Jessica Chastain (@jes_chastain) October 12, 2017
@rosemcgowan ‘s twitter account has been suspended. I expect to start seeing smear stories on her anytime now. This is the sad reality.
— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) October 12, 2017
And other users made their voices heard as well: @Redpainter1 wrote, “You want to know why victims of sexual assault don’t speak out? Our voice gets silenced. We get punished.”
@nightbreak wrote, “And a man sitting in the WH can say whatever he wants. Guess @Twitter only cares about rules when money and men are involved.”
@bradripka said, “One of these people is a white supremacist. The other’s an actress who spoke about sexual assault.”
@julielack posted, “Dear Twitter, get on the right side of history!! You’re embarrassing yourself and shaming women.”