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Actor Rose McGowan has accused Ben Affleck of lying about not knowing how Harvey Weinstein allegedly harassed women
It seems like the controversy over producer Harvey Weinstein could engulf other people in the film industry as Rose McGowan, in a tweet and a subsequent email exchange with The Times Tuesday night, said she had told Ben Affleck that Weinstein had behaved inappropriately with her. Affleck, who rose to stardom with help from Weinstein on the 1997 film Good Will Hunting, had said earlier that he was “angry” over Weinstein’s alleged abuse of women, but he gave no indication of whether he knew about it. “I find myself asking what I can do to make
Singer Demi Lovato said she won’t stop being honest about her past struggles with addiction, despite sometimes being nervous about the subject. Speaking in a trailer for her upcoming YouTube documentary, Simply Complicated, Lovato said, “I’m coming up on fiveand-a-half years of sobriety. I’m on a journey to discover what it’s like to be free of all demons.” It is not the first time the 25-year-old singer has spoken about the importance of being honest. Lovato previously said having a “brutally honest family” helped her “stay grounded” when she was growing up in the spotlight. sure this doesn’t happen to others,” Affleck had said in a statement. Hours later, McGowan addressed the tweet to Affleck, accusing him of omitting information in his statement. She quotes him telling her that Weinstein had mistreated other women. “‘GODDAMNIT! I TOLD HIM TO STOP DOING THAT’ you said that to my face,” McGowan wrote. Affleck has not responded to McGowan’s tweet.
The Times emailed McGowan to confirm that she was asserting that Affleck knew about Weinstein’s mistreatment of her because she had told him, and that she was accusing Affleck of lying because his statement did not acknowledge awareness of Weinstein’s behavior. “I am saying exactly that,” she replied.
In 1997, Weinstein had reached a $100,000 settlement with McGowan after an episode in a hotel room during the Sundance Film Festival. report was published in a leading US daily, which details rape allegations against the mogul by three women. DiCaprio starred in the films The Aviator (2004), Django Unchained (2012), and Gangs of New York (2002), which were produced by Weinstein.
Demi Lovato struggled with depression and addiction