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Rose McGowan accused director Alexander Payne (The Descendants, Downsizing) of sexual misconduct in a tweet Monday morning. The actress, whose highly effective allegations helped carry Harvey Weinstein to justice, accused Payne of sexually inappropriate habits along with her when she was 15 years previous. “Alexander Payne,” she addressed the tweet to him. “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.” She added a GIF of herself saying no. A couple of hours later, she adopted up with a photograph of herself at 15 years previous. “I just want an acknowledgement and an apology,” she captioned it. “I do not want to destroy.”
McGowan beforehand alleged misconduct by a “very famous” man when she was 15 whereas in dialog with investigative reporter Ronan Farrow on the 92nd Y in February 2018. “He took me home, after he met me, and showed me a soft-porn movie he’d made for Showtime, under a different name, of course … And then he had sex with me. And then he left me next to Tropical in Silver Lake, standing on a street corner,” McGowan mentioned on the time. She additionally added within the dialog that she solely lately realized it was statutory rape and would come ahead together with his title when she was prepared.