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Rose McGowan Says Hollywood Executive Raped Her: ‘It Is Time for Some Honesty’

Actress and activist Rose McGowan said a top Hollywood executive raped her, in a series of explosive tweets meant to explain why women don’t report sexual assault.

“It’s been an open secret in Hollywood/Media & they shamed me while adulating my rapist,” McGowan said of the alleged crime, which seems to have taken place around the packaging of a movie deal.

The star did not name the executive or the film project in question — but among that most disturbing of the allegations is that an “ex” of McGowan’s allegedly sold the project to her attacker.

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“Because my ex sold our movie to my rapist for distribution #WhyWomenDontReport,” she continued.

“A (female) criminal attorney said because I’d done a sex scene in a film I would never win against the studio head,” she added.

A rep for McGowan did not immediately respond TheWrap’s request for comment over the identity of the attacker, the film or the former McGowan partner.

Her comments come amid a scandal involving presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has been accused by multiple women of allegedly sexually assaulting or “groping” them.

Trump is still dealing with the fallout of a leaked recording from 2005 in which he openly bragged about being able to grope women due to his celebrity status.

More to come…

a (female) criminal attorney said because I’d done a sex scene in a film I would never win against the studio head. #WhyWomenDontReport

rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) October 14, 2016

because it’s been an open secret in Hollywood/Media & they shamed me while adulating my rapist. #WhyWomenDontReport

rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) October 14, 2016

Because my ex sold our movie to my rapist for distribution #WhyWomenDontReport

rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) October 14, 2016

It is time for some goddamned honesty in this world.

rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) October 14, 2016

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