Rose McGowan Suspended From Twitter After Targeting Harvey Weinstein Enablers [UPDATED]

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Twitter has suspended Rose McGowan’s Twitter account, as per a message she posted to her Instagram Wednesday night:

TWITTER HAS SUSPENDED ME. THERE ARE POWERFUL FORCES AT WORK. BE MY VOICE. #ROSEARMY #whywomendontreport

A post shared by Rose McGowan (@rosemcgowan) on

McGowan is one of many women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexually harassing her. She has been especially active on Twitter sharing her experiences, supporting other victims, and calling out people she believes were aware of Weinstein’s crimes.

Based on The Twitter Rules on the website’s help center, it seems likely that some of McGowan’s tweets were deemed abusive. As per the rules, “In order to ensure that people feel safe expressing diverse opinions and beliefs, we do not tolerate behavior that crosses the line into abuse, including behavior that harasses, intimidates, or uses fear to silence another user’s voice.”

Here are some of McGowan’s most confrontational recent tweets. Decide for yourself whether or not they crossed the line into abuse.

UPDATED at 2:40 PM:

Twitter has issued an official statement announcing that McGowan’s account was suspended because she tweeted a private phone number, which violates the company’s terms of service. After removing the tweet, her account has been unsuspended.

[via HuffPo]

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