Twitter Suspends Account Of Weinstein Accuser Rose McGowan Prompting Calls For Boycott

Tyler Durden's picture

Update (11:30 am ET): The public has predictably exploded with outrage following Twitter's bizarre decision to freeze the account of actress Rose McGowan after she accused Ben Affleck of lying after he expressed remorse for groping a young actress live on MTV in 2003, and now a growing number of users are trying to organize a women's boycott of the social media service in response. Several Twitter users have pointed out the company's policies don't seem to be fairly enforced across all users. Others have called on the service to retore McGowan's account






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In a move tha may to trigger an outpouring of rage from the company's Silicon Valley milieu, Twitter has frozen some features of Rose McGowan's account after she tweeted "You Lie" at Ben Affleck following the latter's apology for groping actress Hilarie Burton during an appearance on "TRL" in 2003.

The actress, who is at the center of the storm of sexual misconduct allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein, took to her Instagram and Facebook accounts to relay the news of her suspension, writing cryptically that: “TWITTER HAS SUSPENDED ME. THERE ARE POWERFUL FORCES AT WORK. BE MY VOICE. #ROSEARMY.”

She added a screenshot from a message from Twitter telling her that she had violated their terms of service and she would be locked out for 12 hours.

Since the bombshell sexual harassment, assault and rape allegations about Weinstein were reported by the New York Times and The New Yorker, McGowan has excoriated Weinstein and others, like Affleck, whom she believes knew about Weinstein's disgraceful behavior but did nothing to stop it or hold Weinstein accountable. The NYT reported in its original expose that McGowan reached a $100,000 settlement with Weinstein after an encounter in a hotel room at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997.

Previously, Twitter has mostly reserved suspensions and bans like this for conservative journalists and commentators. But the company's motive in its decision to crack down on a famous actress speaking out about sexual abuse is not known. Representatives for the company have not yet commentated on McGowan's suspension.

Meanwhile, the FBI is reportedly investigating Weinstein - who recently landed in Europe for rehab - amid fears that he may be planning a Roman Polanski-style evasion of charges by fleeing to Europe. 

Separately, evidence of Affleck's hypocrisy has proliferated online...

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ATM's picture

I terminated my Twitter account years ago. Fuck those leftist, communist, censoring muthafuckers.

booboo's picture

Let me just shoehorn this in to waste time.
here is a clue, the use of the word “twitter” when I was growing up was typically used in conjunction with “away time”
So if you don’t get the joke it’s on you for twittering away valuable time on pointless discussions about people that don’t have the common sense to pour piss out of a boot if the instructions were on the sole of the boot and would not piss on you if you were on fire.

jbwilson24's picture

I don't know about that. Kellogg's shareholders are getting kicked in the nuts. Private owners like the NFL owners are taking losses. ESPN is bleeding.


But the left wingers are not showing any signs of slowing down.

Slarti Bartfast's picture

Before I deleted my Twitter account, my ad blocker took care of the ads.

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

Fuck Twitter, Fuck the ugly/fat Jew who apparently raped/sexually harassed so many women, and fuck all the other Jews/Syncophants/co-conspirators who covered it up.

Apocalicious's picture

With a few warps in it, here or there...

lil dirtball's picture

> Zerohedge is just a mirror, friend.

What does that make you, pal?

Latina Lover's picture

Twitter is approaching the terminal phase of peak stupid, with endless SJW in your face censorship. 

Offthebeach's picture

I trust The National Enquirer before The NY Times, WSJ, NBCCBSABCMSNBCESPN....


BeansMcGreens's picture

Trust no one.

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Guess the fbi is all done with this attack in Las Vegas. Got their man, nothing to see here anymore. Look that Weinstein character fondled some breast, that is the real threat. Wonder if fbi will leave Weinstein's house unguarded so anybody can go through it.

By the way, anybody remember how the San Bernardino's shooters house was left open, even a drivers license was left there to be photographed by the press. Case closed.

rent slave's picture

Yes,the message has been sent to the Court by the Mossad.NJ's challenge to Nevada's sports betting monopoly will be turned away.Ruthie doesn't want the Scalia"My Pillow" treatment.

jbwilson24's picture

ah yes, polanski... another jewish hollywood type with a love of raping children.

don't get me wrong, I'm a big admirer of hot young 17 year olds. It's just that there is this little thing called consent.

GassedUpOldMan's picture

I trust the National Enquirer before ZH.

Billy the Poet's picture

So how's Batboy doing these days?

BarkingCat's picture

National Enquirer has proven long time ago that they are more trustworthy.

 They never covered for the Democrats.

When John Edwards was running for the presidency and was doing quite well in the polls, there were rumors of him cheating on his sick wife but all the mainstream media refused to investigate. National Enquirer assigned one reporter to follow him around and  quickly learned that the rumors were indeed true. They sunk his campaign.

itstippy's picture

Who gives a rat's ass about Ben Afflack and Rose McGowen exchanging barbs on Twitter?!?  That's for People Magazine.

Speaking of People Magazine, Mrs. Tippy buys it and I thumb through it while on the shitter.  I see lots of full page ads for new TV shows coming out: Seal Team, Swat Team, Hawaii Five-O, and others.  All feature multi-cultural "Law Enforcement" hero teams loaded to the gills with military hardware keeping us safe from bad guys.  America is being fed a steady diet of militarized law enforcement hero worship.  This is much more dangerous than old statues of Civil War generals and Christopher Columbus. 

Friedrich not Salma's picture

Upvoted for 2nd paragraph. As for first, this takedown is the conservative Empire Strikes Back. Turnabout's fair play.

lil dirtball's picture

'Conservativism' has been dead since at least Hollywood Jew Reagan and his queer little VP was in office. But carry on like you know something.

Juggernaut x2's picture

Here's a little secret about TV shows-  nobody watches that shit any more.

mstyle's picture


I just heard an advertisement on the radio the other day for a TV show and the premise was the evil Russians invade America and some hero's in the government are going to save us from them.

Pure propoganda 

dark pools of soros's picture

cash out your bitcoins and retire

The_Juggernaut's picture

So, ZH is pure tabloid crap now.

Now?  It's been a wannabe drudgereport with a comments section for quite some time.

lil dirtball's picture

Understood. I was banned back in early '11 when they started posting Martin Armstrong's garbage.

Just pointing out the obvious for the ZH0mbies.

hound dog vigilante's picture


Other readers aren't allowed to judge MA/ZH for themselves?

Your opinion of ZH/MA matters?  LOL.

Got The Wrong No's picture

Well, no one is making you read ZH. But since you are a miserable fuck, you stay just so you can be the dirtball you are and project your misery on us. You must be a sad, old, lonely man. I bet your family can't stand you. 

valjoux7750's picture

It's not been job to hold him accountable!

Buck Johnson's picture

There losing money, hollywood and those men and women there aren't able to make the money like they used to so as you said they could be attacking each other for each dollar.  It's amazing that Harvey ran to europe for "rehab", bet he won't come back. 

null's picture

So simply white-hating is not enough to make your juvenile point?
Gotta barf-out the Jew part just to let your labido going ... freaking sad.

Your intentional or unintentional simplemindedness has empowered the few creepy Jews that make everybody sick, not just you. And if you had any sense, you would know this. Say hi to AIPAC, they sure appreciate your non-financial contribution.

HopefulCynical's picture

Yes, it's the fault of people who criticize Jewish culture and ideology, not that culture and ideology itself.

Fuck off back to Daily Kos or Media Matters, or whatever other Marxist rock you slithered out from under.

Buck Johnson's picture

The funny thing is that I didn't say anything about being that ethnicity in this comment, you are very sensitive to that groups dirty laundry coming out and the light being shown on it.


jbwilson24's picture

indeed, you said nothing at all. The obviously Jewish person replying to you went off the rails, as they usually do when their 'tribe' faces the same sort of criticism that they love dishing out to others.

You think Jewish rabbis don't engage in the same sort of stuff as Catholic priests? Of course they do. They are just protected by the MSM and the courts, which are stocked with Jews who have no interest in airing their dirty laundry.

HopefulCynical's picture

Well for one thing, null was responding to Gaius Frakkin' Baltar, not Buck Johnson. However, the comment about Jews going ballistic whenever they are criticized, while having a culture which DEMANDS the right to criticize all others, is spot on.

Fortunately, this is beginning to be widely recognized. People are waking up to the reality of Marxism, and also of Jewish supremacy. The tipping point comes when the masses realize that those are connected. And Weinstein is a YUUUGE shove in that direction, especially when Lorne Michaels says that SNL didn't lampoon Weinstein because "It's a New York thing," when they've roasted Trump the New Yorker for months.

Yeah, Lorne. "It's a (((New York))) thing." We hear ya', bub. Loud and clear. And we're explaining it to our friends. And instead of calling us kooks or bigots, they're instead looking at us with a surprised light in their eyes and saying, ""

As Laws of Physics likes to say, "Tick Tock Motherfuckers."

Gaius Frakkin' Baltar's picture

Well you know what they say about kids... Sometimes they see connections that adults can not since their conditioning is immature.

rent slave's picture

You forgot the words six million before Jews.

Mr Hankey's picture

WTF is "labido"?Fappin' into a test tube?

MasterControl's picture

Hollywood is just purging the white males.  

covfefe MICdotard's picture

You molested me!


I'll be over here at this awards ceremony (in this dress) with my freak boyfriend Marilyn Manson, so yo can come pay me my hush money because I feel so ashamed!

gregga777's picture

What a freak show. Who's she with? A tranny Lurch?

covfefe MICdotard's picture

Marilyn Manson (they're a 'thing'), or were for awhile, then split cause 'somebody' was doing too much cocaine. (not sure which).

Fizzy Head's picture

i know right... hey if you dress like a whooooer... 

Savvy's picture

Looks like she got picked up on the corner.

Oldwood's picture

While I will ALWAYS be the first to condemn anyone for behaving"human" I do find it interesting that  "actors" (who will do things below that of a $20 whore for fame and money) could EVER preach morals or behaviors to ANYONE.

Metastatic Debt's picture

As an added bonus to boycott, the non-actor Chris Evans is in it. He doesn't like that 62 mm people voted for the Prez.

Enough already with the spoiled pampered millionaires and their collective degenerate life styles.

jcaz's picture

Never could figure out the purpose of Affleck-  he's an idiot,  acts like he's made of wood,  yet he keeps getting thrust upon us at every chance-  Superman, Batman, how many other roles he's fucked up-  is he laundering money for the boys?   WTF.......

overmedicatedundersexed's picture

seems hollywood can only find ju's to act in movies..adam sandler is another very good example of this, or to add color, a few well trained commie blacks, like that morgan freeman fellow..his face is everywhere on tv.

gregga777's picture

Morgan Freeman is Hollypedophiliawood's "Magic Negro." Google it and see.

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

What I find astounding is that, for all Hollywood's promotion of black men breeding white women, I cant think of a film that features a black male character gettin' with a Jewish female actress/character.  Why not produce something steamy featuring Idris Elba and Natalie Portman or Mila Kunis or ScarJo? 

spanish inquisition's picture

Has something to do with purity laws or something.

covfefe MICdotard's picture

"I cant think of a film that features a black male character gettin' with a Jewish female actress/character."


I still think its kinda funny that in Spielbergs movie JAWS, the only 2 survivors were the jews Dreyfuss & Schneider.


Everyone else in that movie was either made to be a fool, or got eaten.




a metaphor for society (swap a vowel and what do you get)?