Actress Rose McGowan says Twitter suspended her account after Harvey Weinstein criticism

Ben Affleck groped Hilarie Burton on 'TRL': video

Ben Affleck groped Hilarie Burton on 'TRL': video

"We have been in touch with Ms. McGowan's team".

She also included a screenshot of the suspension notice from Twitter that read in part, "We have determined that this account violated the Twitter Rules, so we've temporarily limited some of your account features".

Like, sure, McGowan is gung bloody ho, but let's not go around punishing women for speaking out against abuse, especially when there are certain other people allowed to remain on Twitter in flagrant violation of the site's community standards. "We stand with the courageous women and men who use Twitter to share their stories, and will work hard every day to improve our processes to protect those voices", Twitter tweeted. The company temporarily restrained her from posting tweets because she put a private phone number in one of her messages, it says.

But according to the message sent from Twitter to McGowan, the company will reactivate her account in 12 hours once she deletes the tweets that break the rules.

Rose McGowan is the latest to get caught up in Twitter's uneven attempts to enforce civility.

Early Thursday morning, however, Twitter partially suspended her account, infuriating McGowan and other supporters of victims of sexual violence.

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The incident on TRL resurfaced after Affleck condemned the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein saying he was "saddened and angered" by claims of alleged sexual harassment and assault made against the movie mogul by some of the biggest celebrities in Hollywood.

His post was instantly shot down by actress Rose McGowan, who accused Affleck of enabling Weinstein's abusive behaviour. "All allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein", his spokesperson Sallie Hofmeister said in a statement to Us Weekly on Tuesday.

The NYT reported that McGowan reached a $100,000 settlement with Weinstein after an encounter in a hotel room at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997.

McGowan called for the board of Weinstein's company to be dissolved in a tweet. But she has been outspoken in the social media conversation around Harvey Weinstein and his multiple alleged assaults on women over decades.

Weinstein is accused of pressuring young women into sexual favors in return for promising to advance their careers.

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