A warrant has been issued for actress Rose McGowan's arrest, and many people, including McGowan, have found the timing to be quite the coincidence. Or, as Rose herself put it, "a load of horsesh*t." McGowan has been a regular figure in the news since she publicly spoke out against disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, and has since inspired some 58 other women to do the same. The allegations against Weinstein range from sexual harassment to rape; in McGowan's case, it was the latter. So, the fact that McGowan is now wanted by the authorities in Virginia is interesting, to say the least.
Rose. Rose McGowan has openly spoken about sexual misconduct in the industry for years. Finally, in October, she decided to name names and out Harvey Weinstein.
The NYT expose. Reportedly, Weinstein knew about the article in The New York Times wherein McGowan detailed her claims against him before it was published. Weinstein allegedly offered McGowan $1 million to keep quiet, which she declined.
1992. McGowan has accused Weinstein of a slew of sexual misconduct and abuse. The most violent incident happened in 1992, when, according to McGowan, Weinstein forcibly raped her.