Rose McGowan is fed up with all of the ‘hypocrisy’ that she says will be on full display during the planned Golden Globes blackout protest.
She took to social media to slam Meryl Streep and other actresses who are planning to wear Black to the Golden Globes in January as a way to protest gender inequality and to honor the victims of sexual assault.
“Actresses, like Meryl Streep, who happily worked for the Pig Monster, are wearing black @GoldenGlobes in a silent protest. YOUR SILENCE is THE problem,” McGowan wrote, referring to Harvey Weinstein, who she says raped her in 1997. “You’ll accept a fake award breathlessly & affect no real change. I despise your hypocrisy. Maybe you should all wear Marchesa.”
Weinstein’s estranged wife, Georgina Chapman, is the label’s co-founder.
McGowan has previously expressed her anger with Streep, who worked with Weinstein on multiple films and once jokingly called him “God” during a Golden Globes acceptance speech.
When the first allegations against the ex-honcho broke in October, Streep issued a statement proclaiming she’d had no idea what Weinstein had been up to behind closed doors.
“Not everybody knew…I didn’t know about these other offenses; I did not know about his financial settlements with actresses and colleagues; I did not know about his having meetings in his hotel room, his bathroom, or other inappropriate, coercive acts,” she said.
Streep’s supposed ignorance was especially telling when compared with actress Glenn Close’s comments.
“In the Harvey case, you’d be lying if you said you didn’t know that he had a terrible reputation,” she told Jezebel last week. “He was known to be a pig.”
McGowan tweeted to Streep earlier this month after “The Post” actress described Weinstein’s alleged misconduct as “the most gargantuan example of disrespect.”
“No, Meryl, IT’S a F—ING CRIME. You are such a lie,” she wrote.
Do you think Meryl knew of Harvey’s perviness? Also, considering a lot of women wear black dresses to awards shows this particular protest doesn’t seem like it’ll be too effective.
We’ll see come January.