Rose McGowan accuses Harvey Weinstein of rape

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In another tweet she was even more blunt, telling Affleck to "f- off".

Canadian writers, actors and women's rights advocates are joining an global boycott of the Twitter social media platform today over its handling of the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal.

Joining the list of other actresses such as Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rose McGowan also accused Harvey of sexual harassment.

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On Thursday, a spokeswoman for the disgraced movie mogul said, "Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein". The company said she violated their terms of service by tweeting a phone number.

Rose McGowan posted a message to Instagram late Wednesday night saying that Twitter had suspended her account. "The idea behind the boycott is to show Twitter that silence they seem to prefer". Questlove urged people to back Jemele Hill, who was recently suspended from ESPN over her social media usage.

In a series of FIRE tweets to Amazon president Jeff Bezos, accusing him of killing her project after she spoke out about Weinstein, she finally says the words outright.

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To this, Rose had tweeted, "GODDAMNIT!"

Chrissy Teigen said, "Ladies". She is participating in the boycott for many reasons, including "to stand with the victims of sexual assault, online threats and abuse".

"Calling white women allies to recognise conflict of #WomenBoycottTwitter for women of colous who haven't received support on similar issues", she tweeted. The company said Thursday it will "be clearer about these policies and decisions in the future". "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", it added.

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Twitter has faced frequent criticism for failing to address the torrents of abusive comments directed at women, minorities and those who speak out against abuse.

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