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Entertainment Rose McGowan Shares Powerful Message After Harvey Weinstein Guilty Verdict

13:35  27 february  2020
13:35  27 february  2020 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

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Rose McGowan has hailed the Harvey Weinstein verdict as “a huge step forward in collective healing”. Weinstein was found guilty of criminal sexual assault and rape in the third degree on Monday. “The jury’s verdict sends a powerful message to the world of just how much progress has

One day after the Harvey Weinstein verdict , a group of "Silence Breakers" reacted to the news at a press conference in Los Angeles. Weinstein was found guilty in New York on Monday on one count of rape in the third degree and one count of criminal sexual act in the first degree.

a group of people wearing costumes: Rose McGowan pictured last month, on the opening day of Weinstein's trial © Barcroft Media via Getty Images Rose McGowan pictured last month, on the opening day of Weinstein's trial

Rose McGowan has hailed the Harvey Weinstein verdict as “a huge step forward in collective healing”.

The actress was among the first high-profile names to publicly accuse Weinstein of sexual assault, and spoke out shortly after it was confirmed the former film producer had been found guilty of first degree sexual assault and third degree rape.

Responding to the news, Rose said: “Today is a powerful day, and a huge step forward in collective healing.

Harvey Weinstein wearing a suit and tie © Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Harvey Weinstein “20 years ago I decided to come after Weinstein because I’d heard about him doing this to someone else, and then I heard him doing it to someone else, and someone else.”

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Rose McGowan , one of Weinstein 's first public accusers, tweeted that "The jury’s verdict sends a powerful message to the world of just how much progress has been made since the Weinstein "No guilty verdict or jail sentence, even for life, can restore what Harvey Weinstein stole from his victims.

She continued: “Every one of us who has come forward, we have a name, we have a history, we have a life, we are more than Weinstein. But today, because of the brave women, who bared their deepest hurt for the world to see, he’s in Rikers Island.

“For once he won’t be sitting comfortably. For once he will know what it’s like to have power wrapped around his neck. Today is not a referendum on #MeToo, this is taking out the trash.”

On Monday, Weinstein was found guilty of the third-degree rape of Jessica Mann, a onetime aspiring actor, and the first-degree sexual assault of Miriam “Mimi” Haleyi.

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Harvey Weinstein wearing a suit and tie: Harvey Weinstein, once a celebrated movie mogul in Hollywood, was convicted of two sex crimes on Monday after a long trial that included graphic testimony and uncomfortable details. Witnesses in the courtroom said the disgraced movie producer was astonished when the verdict was read in court. Following his convictions for criminal sexual act in the first degree and rape in the third degree, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance called Weinstein a
The New York jury acquitted Weinstein on two counts of predatory sexual assault, which carried a potential life sentence, and first degree rape of Mann. They took five days to reach a verdict.

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Harvey Weinstein — the Hollywood titan accused by over 100 women of sexual misconduct — is now a convicted rapist. A Manhattan jury’s verdict , delivered shortly after 11:30 a.m. ET on Monday, sealed the fate of a man whose behaviors toward women have become inextricably linked with the rise of the

Rose McGowan claims Harvey Weinstein was 'running a rape factory' and could be 'one of the The guilty verdicts were hailed as a landmark moment for the #MeToo movement, with accusers McGowan tweeted immediately after the verdict : 'Today is a powerful day & a huge step forward in

He is now facing up to 25 years in prison, and is being held in custody until his sentencing.

More than 80 women have come forward to accuse Weinstein of sexual abuse since October 2017, but statutes of limitations and other factors prevented the vast majority from pursuing legal action.

Several of his accusers have spoken out since he was found guilty of rape and sexual assault, including actresses Ashley Judd and Lysette Anthony.

Lysette said: “This is the day that truth has won. This is a momentous day and this is the day that hiding behind vicious, petty, transactional defence was slaughtered.

“That’s what we did and I am very proud to be part with you all.”

Weinstein is also facing charges in Los Angeles.

How Harvey Weinstein's sentencing changes the world for victims like me .
I have a renewed sense of hope and faith that more women will come forward, that they will be believed and that their abusers will be punished. We have arrived at a profound moment in history, and I am certain that moving forward, the world will be a different place for survivors of sexual assault and a safer place for all.

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