Using the hashtag “#whywomendontreport,” Mc Gowan said that she did not alert authorities because a criminal attorney told her she “would never win against the studio head.” Mc Gowan has previously alluded to mistreatment during her career.In a Buzzfeed profile in 2015, she said that for a time she was “blacklisted” in the industry.In discussing the allegations against Bill Cosby, she also alluded to her own experience of sexual assault. “There’s a lot of people that don’t deserve to be alive — put it that way.There’s a lot of people who also get the face and body they deserve.
Mc Gowan, 36, and Rodriguez, 41, went public with their relationship in May 2007 when they arrived hand-in-hand at the Cannes Film Festival.
Later, she appeared in several Hollywood films, including Devil in the Flesh (1998), Jawbreaker (1999), Ready to Rumble (2000), Monkeybone (2001) and The Black Dahlia (2006).
In 2005, Mc Gowan played Ann-Margret alongside Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Elvis Presley in the CBS miniseries Elvis.
In 1996, Mc Gowan was the cover model for the Henry Mancini tribute album Shots in the Dark; and she was the face of American clothing company Bebe from 1998 to 1999.
Actress Rose Mc Gowan tweeted on Thursday night that she had been raped by an unnamed studio boss.
The couple officially announced their engagement in October 2007 after becoming romantically involved in 2006 on the set of the Planet Terror segment of Grindhouse, which was directed by Rodriguez and starred Mc Gowan as a stripper with a machine-gun leg.