It has been a harrowing few months for the worlds of each leisure and politics. Following the myriad allegations made in opposition to Harvey Weinstein, the floodgates have opened. Since then, numerous women and men have spoken up about sexual harassment and assault within the office, with fairly just a few highly effective males discovering their careers ended following accusations of sexual misconduct. Actress and activist Rose McGowan has been on the heart of the #MeToo motion, after claiming Weinstein assaulted her and basically blacklisted her from future tasks. Now it seems to be just like the Charmed star can be returning to the small display screen, in a brand new E! docu-series known as Citizen Rose.
Citizen Rose will was simply inexperienced lit by E!, and can observe McGowan’s life as an activist in opposition to sexual assault. She’s going to produce and star in a 5 half sequence for the community, with the 2 hour premiere set to reach in late January. The announcement of the sequence (by way of THR) additionally got here with an announcement from McGowan herself, saying:
You might be formally invited into my thoughts and world. I’m thrilled to accomplice with E! to amplify my message of bravery, artwork, pleasure and survival. As I prepared my e book, Courageous, I noticed I needed to indicate how we are able to heal by means of artwork even when being hounded by evil. I need to have a dialog with everybody, and most particularly, you, about issues otherwise and seeing magnificence in all places. E!’s great attain and spectacular platform enable me to globally talk the significance of residing a courageous life.
Whereas Rose McGowan does not appear to have a lot of an curiosity in performing as of late, that does not imply she is not prepared to step into the lime mild, and on digicam. McGowan has been largely utilizing social media to unfold her message in opposition to a damaged system in Hollywood and past, which can doubtless solely acquire traction as soon as she’s on cable tv.
Rose McGowan has been on the heart of some main controversies up to now few months. After talking out in opposition to her alleged sexual assault by the hands of Harvey Weinstein, her Twitter account was quickly suspended, inflicting her message to go much more viral. In November she was arrested for Felony Possession Of Medication, turning herself in and being launched on a $5,000 unsecured bond. And most not too long ago, she’s taken up arms in opposition to the legendary Meryl Streep. McGowan claims that Streep and different main Hollywood figures attending this yr’s Golden Globes have been hypocrites, and that Streep knew about Harvey Weinstein’s impropriety. This ultimately brought on Streep to launch an announcement of her personal.
E! is thought for produce actuality content material, with their Kardashian empire displaying no indicators of slowing down. They’ve additionally not too long ago gone scripted with the sequence The Royals, which is about to debut a new season shortly.
CinemaBlend will replace you about Citizen Rose as particulars turn into public. Within the meantime, take a look at our midseason premiere list to plan your subsequent binge watch.