“I’m glad more to see the ugly truth from @Oprah,” tweeted the 47-year-old “Charmed” alum on Sunday along with an old photo of the talk show host, now 67, next to the convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein smiled. “I wish it were real, but it is not.”
An outspoken sexual assault survivor, McGowan continued, “From friendship with Weinstein to leaving & destroying Russell Simmon’s victims, if it is about supporting a sick power structure for personal gain, it is as wrong as it comes. #Lizard. “
Weinstein’s long list of alleged sexual assaults from the 1970s sparked the #MeToo movement in October 2017, with McGowan being one of the first of dozen of women to accuse him of rape. </ The disgraced film producer who has denied having had "any non-consensual sex" was found guilty of two crimes in February 2020.
Meanwhile, Simmons has also been accused of rape and sexual misconduct by 20 women The 63-year-old music manager has denied the allegations and has held back for the past few years, despite reappearing in the Hamptons earlier this month.
It appears that McGowan’s tweet was about Winfrey’s almost involvement in a documentary refers to the year 2020 entitled “On the Record”, which focused on Simmons’ alleged sexual misconduct.
While the multiple hyphen originally When she was on board to lead the project as executive producer, she eventually retired, citing differences with the film’s directors Amy Ziering and she won’t be shown on Apple TV, “Winfrey said in a statement to the Hollywood Reporter in January 2020.
” I want it to be known that I clearly believe and support women. Their stories deserve to be told and heard. In my opinion, more work needs to be done on the film to reveal the full extent of what the victims have suffered, and it has become clear that the filmmakers and I do not agree on that creative vision. ”
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