Women Boycott Twitter In Solidarity With Rose McGowan

Women across the world are showing solidarity with actress Rose McGowan by falling silent on Twitter for one day.

Hundreds of women, including actress Alyssa Milano and model Chrissy Teigen, have said they will not post anything to the micro-blogging site on Friday “in protest of women’s voices being silenced.”

Tomorrow (Friday the 13th) will be the first day in over 10 years that I won’t tweet. Join me. #WomenBoycottTwitterpic.twitter.com/xoEt5Bwj5s

— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 13, 2017

Ladies. Let’s do this. #WomenBoycottTwitter. Not because of hate but because I love this platform and know it can be better.

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) October 13, 2017

Actors Mark Ruffalo, Terry Crews and Michael Ian Black are among the dozens of men who have pledged to join the virtual #WomenBoycottTwitter demonstration.

I stand with the women. No more tweets for me too.#WomenBoycottTwitter

— terrycrews (@terrycrews) October 13, 2017

Tomorrow I follow the Women. #WomenBoycottTwitter

— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) October 13, 2017

Y’all know I know I’m addicted to this site. I will be joining the boycott. #WomenBoycottTwitterhttps://t.co/4YMrxneb0C

— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) October 13, 2017

The protest was sparked by Twitter’s temporary suspension of McGowan’s account earlier this week.

The “Charmed” actress has used the service in recent days to repeatedly criticize movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who faces mounting sexual harassment and assault claims. McGowan alleges that she was one of his victims.

She also took aim at other powerful men in Hollywood, including Disney CEO Bob Iger and actor Ben Affleck, who she said knew about the accusations and did nothing.

“TWITTER HAS SUSPENDED ME,” the actress posted on Instagram, after she was blocked from tweeting, though her account remained live. “THERE ARE POWERFUL …read more

Source:: The Huffington Post – Australia

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