An arrest warrant has been issued for Rose McGowan – however she has branded it “a load of horses**t”.
The 44-year-old actress – who lately claimed film mogul Harvey Weinstein raped her in 1997 – is dealing with arrest after police found traces of narcotics in belongings she left behind on a flight arriving from Los Angeles at Washington Dulles Worldwide Airport on January 20.
Rob Yingling, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Division, informed Deadline: “Her private belongings that have been left behind from a flight arriving on January 20 examined constructive for narcotics.
“Our police have tried to contact Ms. McGowan in order that she will seem in a Loudoun County Virginia court docket to answer the cost.”
However the former ‘Charmed’ star has hit out on the warrant, suggesting somebody is trying to “silence” her.
She wrote on Twitter: “Are they attempting to silence me? There’s a warrant out for my arrest in Virginia. What a load of HORSES**T. (sic)”
Rob additionally mentioned airport police “have been issued a bench warrant and entered it right into a nationwide regulation enforcement database”, and admitted the cost towards the actress is a felony.
Rose lately claimed she was provided $1 million by somebody near Weinstein to maintain her mouth shut in regards to the filmmaker.
She mentioned: “I had all these folks I am paying telling me to take it in order that I might fund my artwork.
“I figured I might most likely have gotten him as much as three. However I used to be like, ‘Ew, gross, you are disgusting, I do not need your cash, that might make me really feel disgusting.’ “
Rose wrote the phrase “FACT” alongside a tweet from Ashlee Marie Preston, who wrote: “If @rosemcgowan would have taken that million in hush cash I am fairly positive this would not even be a headline… (sic)”
Earlier this month, Rose claimed Weinstein had raped her.
In tweets directed to Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, she wrote: “I informed the top of your studio that HW raped me. Over & over I mentioned. He mentioned it hadn’t been confirmed. I mentioned I used to be proof.
“I had already offered a script I wrote to your studio, it was in growth. After I heard a Weinstein bailout was within the works I forcefully begged studio head to do the fitting factor. I used to be ignored. Deal was accomplished. Amazon received a grimy Oscar.
“I referred to as my legal professional & unhappy I wished to get my script again, however earlier than I might, #2 @amazonstudios referred to as me to say my present was lifeless.
“@jeffbezos I’m calling on you to cease funding rapists, alleged pedos and sexual harassers. I like @amazon however there’s rot in Hollywood. @jeffbezos Be the change you wish to see on the earth. Stand with reality. #ROSEARMY #Amazon. (sic)”
Greater than 80 girls have now accused Weinstein of sexual harassment or assault.
He has since been fired from The Weinstein Firm and his spouse, Georgina Chapman, has left him.
However he “unequivocally denies” any allegations of non-consensual intercourse.