Rose McGowan, in an upcoming ebook, claims that Harvey Weinstein stripped off her garments and carried out oral intercourse on her as he pleasured himself throughout a 1997 resort room encounter.
The actress — who identifies Weinstein as “the Monster” in her ebook, “Courageous” — writes that she was in Weinstein’s room in Park Metropolis, Utah for what she believed was a career-related assembly when the alleged assault occurred.
“He moans loudly; by means of my tears I see his semen floating on high of the bubbles,” McGowan asserts within the ebook, in accordance with a overview by The New York Instances.
It is the primary time McGowan — who has beforehand accused Weinstein of rape — particularly detailed her allegations in opposition to the filmmaker.
She writes in “Courageous” that she went to a photo-op for her film “Phantoms” shortly after the encounter. Her co-star Ben Affleck discovered the place McGowan had been earlier than the occasion and, in accordance with the ebook, allegedly mentioned: “Goddamn it. I informed him to cease doing that.”
McGowan has beforehand claimedAffleck knew about Weinstein’s alleged habits. Affleck sidestepped a query about McGowan’s declare throughout a November interview on the “Right now” present.
“I do not actually wish to get into different folks’s particular person tales, as a result of I really feel like these are their tales and so they’re entitled to inform as a lot or as little of these as they need,” Affleck informed Savannah Guthrie on the time. “I imagine Rose, I assist her, I actually like and admire her tenacity and I want her one of the best.”
McGowan, 44, says the encounter with Weinstein broken her movie profession.
“It appeared like each creep in Hollywood knew about my most susceptible and violated second,” she wrote within the ebook. “And I used to be the one who was punished for it.”
McGowan additionally claims she hoped to press fees in opposition to Weinstein following the alleged assault, however was informed by an legal professional that folks would not imagine her story.
Girls who’ve accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault
McGowan — who has been a vocal supporter of the #MeToo motion — is considered one of over 80 ladies to return ahead since early October to accuse Weinstein of sexual harassment, assault or rape.
Weinstein has denied all allegations of non-consensual intercourse.
McGowan’s ebook goes on sale Jan. 31.