McGowan, After Portman Flap: 'I Lost Sight of Bigger Picture'

Rose McGowan doesn't name Natalie Portman in latest regretful tweet, but it appears to be about her
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 18, 2020 10:25 AM CST
Without Naming Portman, McGowan Expresses Regret
In this July 21, 2018, file photo, actress and activist Rose McGowan speaks at OZY Fest in Central Park in New York.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Seems like Rose McGowan might regret her diatribe against Natalie Portman over Portman's feminist Oscars cape. Though McGowan didn't name Portman or explicitly reference what she was talking about, she tweeted Sunday, "My critique should've been about Hollywood's ongoing culture of silence. I realize that by critiquing someone personally, I lost sight of the bigger picture. All voices, however spoken, are valid. Let's all keep pushing boundaries in whatever way we can, it's time to get loud." Some had pushed back against McGowan's criticism of Portman, though Portman herself acknowledged some of McGowan's points. (More Rose McGowan stories.)

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