Rose McGowan reportedly reached a $100,000 settlement with Harvey Weinstein in 1997

This is infuriating:

NEW YORK (AP) — After a suspension earlier in the day from Twitter, actress Rose McGowan forcefully re-emerged Thursday, stating more frankly what she has long suggested: “HW raped me.”

“HW” was apparently in reference to Harvey Weinstein, the embattled former Weinstein Co. co-chairman.

“Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein,” Weinstein’s representative Sallie Hofmeister said Thursday.

McGowan last year said that she had been raped by a “studio head.” The New Yorker expose that ran Tuesday reported that Weinstein had allegedly sexually assaulted three women, though the third woman was unnamed. The New York Times earlier reported that Weinstein paid a financial settlement of $100,000 to McGowan in 1997 over an incident in a hotel room at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office, which shares a records system with Park City Police, had no reports or calls involving Weinstein or McGowan in the past 30 years, sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Andrew Wright said.

The Times reported Weinstein’s settlement with McGowan included provisions about speaking about the case in the future.

But McGowan appeared emboldened Thursday to describe more outright her past experience with Weinstein. Shortly before a series a tweets addressed to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos, McGowan tweeted a woman warrior picture with a “Rosearmy” hashtag and stated “It’s on.”

“I told the head of your studio that HW raped me,” said McGowan in tweets directed to Bezos. “Over and Over I said it. He said it hadn’t been proven. I said I was the proof.”

One Response to Creep

  1. Imhotep October 13, 2017 at 11:32 am #

    Twitters algorithms needs some refining.

    So nobody knew that Harvey Weinstein was a serial sexual predator?
    Even the people who secured women for Harvey at his request or those lawyers who paid off the women that Harvey assaulted to keep them quiet?
    What about all that deep research that politicians do to get the goods on the other guy? The politicians never uncovered Harvey’s fetishes?


    The oligarchs have peculiar tastes.
    And they have enough money to do whatever they like, legal or not, and get away with it.

    Harvey is just the canary in the coal mine.
    We need to turn over every rock that the oligarchs reside under.

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