Actor, activist and director Rose McGowan, who bravely outed Hollywood’s Harvey Weinstein as a predator throughout the #MeToo motion in 2017, has now come ahead with allegations of sexual misconduct by one other well-known determine.
Revealing what had occurred to her as a young person, she took to Twitter to accuse Oscar-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne, famously recognized for guiding Nebraska, Downsizing and The Descendants.
“Alexander Payne,” McGowan tweeted. “You sat me down & played a soft-core porn movie you directed for Showtime under a different name. I still remember your apartment in Silverlake. You are very well-endowed. You left me on a street corner afterwards. I was 15.”
It additionally included a graphic animation of her crossing her arms in a gesture to say ‘No’. Demanding acknowledgement and apology, Rose posted an image of her younger self in a following tweet.
“I just want an acknowledgement and an apology. I do not want to destroy. This was me at 15.”
When requested why she was able to make the allegation towards Payne now, McGowan stated: “It just came over me. It was time.”
Beforehand, McGowan had hinted the incident on Ronan Farrow’s Catch and Kill podcast, the place she revealed she was a sufferer of statutory rape on the age of 15.
“I auditioned for him, and then he took me back to his apartment in Silverlake, played me a soft porn movie he’d directed for Showtime under a different name, and then I slept with him,” she stated.
“Then he left me on the street corner next to Cafe Tropical on Sunset [Boulevard]. But I’d always framed it, when I would see him around, I always thought he was really handsome and I liked him. And I would say to him, ‘Isn’t it funny? I can’t believe you slept with me when I was 15.’ And I thought that was funny.”
In the direction of the tip, she talked about how determining what occurred to her made her break down and really feel sorry for the woman in her who was left on the road nook.
“I haven’t determined what to do with that info,” Rose had stated, earlier than lastly popping out with it now.