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