The “Charmed” alum penned how she’s completely satisfied individuals are “seeing the ugly fact” concerning the billionaire media character concerning her former friendship with convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein.
McGowan additionally referenced how Winfrey was linked to record executive/producer Russell Simmons who’s preventing a number of allegations of rape and sexual misconduct.
“She is about supporting a sick energy construction for private acquire, she is as faux as they arrive,” the activist wrote.
Again in early 2020, Winfrey stepped down as executive producer from Simmons’ #MeToo documentary as a result of she felt “there’s extra work to be accomplished on the movie to light up the total scope of what the victims endured, and it has change into clear that the filmmakers and I aren’t aligned in that inventive imaginative and prescient.”
Winfrey stated in a press release to The Hollywood Reporter on the time, “I need it to be recognized that I unequivocally imagine and assist the ladies. Their tales should be advised and heard.”
McGowan and Winfrey additionally conflict over the Time’s Up motion. Whereas the Emmy-winning host is a supporter of the group and reportedly donated $500,000 to struggle again towards sexual harassment within the office, McGowan typically voices her perception that it is based on lies.
In early August, McGowan spoke out towards Time’s Up CEO and President Tina Tchen after it was reported she supplied steerage to former New York governor Andrew Cuomo amid his sexual harassment investigation.
In New York Lawyer Normal Letitia James’ report, it stated Tchen allegedly consulted on the drafting of a letter Cuomo advisers launched that denied the legitimacy of allegations made by his first accuser and former aide Lindsey Boylan.
Tchen denied her involvement however later resigned from Time’s Up and Cuomo stepped down as governor.
“Keep in mind when Hollywood actresses & paid off activists wore silly black clothes on the Oscars? That was sponsored by Instances Up who had been meant to assist abuse victims I advised the world they’re a lie 3+ years in the past,” McGowan’s assertion begins.
“I used to be mocked & harassed by so many who wish to imagine the phantasm. Get up. Exhausting truths are inconvenient & uncomfortable. So what, suck it up,” she stated.
A rep for Winfrey did not instantly return Fox Information’ request for remark.
Fox Information’ Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.