The anti-Streep posters showed up in spots around Los Angeles, including near the SAG-AFTRA building.
More developments as they happen:
#SheKnew posters of Meryl Streep posted in LA
On Wednesday, CBS Los Angeles shared footage of posters showing a photo of Meryl Streep with Harvey Weinstein, emblazoned with the text #SheKnew, near the SAG-AFTRA building in LA. The posters also showed up in several other places around the city, and appear to have been installed before sunrise Wednesday morning.
The posters follow McGowan’s tweets this weekend calling out Streep for her professional relationship with Weinstein, and imply the Oscar-winner actress knew about Weinstein’s alleged predatory behavior.
In a tweet that appears to have been taken down, McGowan wrote that “actresses, like Meryl Streep, who happily worked for The Pig Monster, are wearing black @GoldenGlobes in a silent protest. YOUR SILENCE is THE problem. You’ll accept a fake award breathlessly & affect no real change. I despise your hypocrisy. Maybe you should all wear Marchesa.”
The clash originated over speculation that actresses, including Streep, plan to wear black gowns to the upcoming Golden Globes on Jan. 7 to protest sexual harassment of women.
Streep responded in a letter sent to USA TODAY by her rep, Leslee Dart, writing, “It hurt to be attacked by Rose McGowan in banner headlines this weekend, but I want to let her know I did not know about Weinstein’s crimes, not in the 90s when he attacked her, or through subsequent decades when he proceeded to attack others.”
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McGowan interviews accusers for The Cut
NBC’s Stephanie Gosk presented highlights from a roundtable about harassment, organized by New York Magazine and moderated by McGowan on Wednesday’s Today show.
“My beef is really with all the people that are complicit,” McGowan said.
The roundtable included accusers of President Trump, Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K. and John Hockenberry.
“It’s tough being called a liar,” said Jessica Leeds, who has accused the president of groping her. “It’s very difficult to stand up and say, ‘This is what happened,’ and have an administration saying I’m lying.”
Similarly, comedian Rebecca Corry, who says C.K. asked her to watch him masturbate, said she’s faced severe backlash since coming forward. “I’m getting death threats, and I’m getting ripped apart,” she said. “I’m getting all this free hate every single day.”
Weinstein accuser Dominique Huett (Hewitt) added that she found strength in the accusers that came before her. “I had a tremendous amount of self-blame until those women came forward and were published,” she said. “Then I kind of felt like wow, things are shifting. I can share this experience.”
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