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Several actresses and actors have decided to boycott Twitter after the social network suspended for several hours and the account of the actress Rose McGowan. With the hashtags #WomenBoycottTwitter (” women boycott Twitter “), Anna Paquin, Alyssa Milano and Mark Ruffalo
want to protest against what they see as censorship
in the scandal, Harvey Weinstein. Rose McGowan was one of the first to denounce the sexual assault of the producer. Since then, many of the victims of Weinstein, rape, or harassment, took the floor.
TWITTER HAS SUSPENDED ME. THERE ARE POWERFUL FORCES AT WORK. BE MY VOICE. #ROSEARMY #whywomendontreport
The Twitter account of Rose McGowan was suspended Thursday, 12 October. The actress was indignant, and then… on Instagram, calling his followers to ” be (his) voice “. Twitter reacted swiftly, arguing that one of the tweets from Rose McGowan,
when will nuclear war violate your terms of service? https://t.co/72FiiyoZ59
— rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) October 12, 2017
Twitter is justified
The anger of many internet users is not dropped, especially as the scandal Weinstein is gaining tremendous momentum, with tens of victims and a omerta that would have lasted for several decades. Twitter has tried to improve its image with a press release : “Twitter is proud to support the voices that manifest on our platform, in particular those that reveal the truth. We support these brave men and women who use Twitter to share their stories, and we will work hard to better protect these voices. “
Always on Twitter, Rose McGowan was violently arrested Ben Affleck. The actor stated that he intended to “support those who take the word” and feeling ” sad and furious that a man with whom I have worked has used his status to intimidate, harass and manipulate women for decades. “The actress had denounced the hypocrisy of Ben Affleck vehemently, stating that it was aware of the behavior of Harvey Weinstein for years.
Ben Affleck to fuck off
— rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) October 10, 2017