The actress Rose McGowan, who was one of many first to talk out about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual assaults, has been briefly restricted from utilizing some Twitter options.

McGowan was named in a New York Occasions article revealing a long time of sexual harassment towards younger actresses.

Twitter has “restricted” her account for 12 hours for “violating” its guidelines.

It means she and might’t tweet, retweet or like posts, and might solely ship direct messages, for 12 hours.

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Of their message to McGowan, Twitter says that it’ll reactivate her account if she deletes tweets which violate their guidelines.

It isn’t clear which guidelines she has violated, however they might be over ones she posted about actor Ben Affleck.

In a tweet which has since been deleted, she mentioned that Affleck knew about Weinstein’s behaviour.

Affleck posted a Fb standing saying that he was “saddened and indignant” at Weinstein “over a long time”.

https://twitter.com/BenAffleck/status/917787533802655744

https://twitter.com/rosemcgowan/status/917867520828194816

In one other tweet which hasn’t been deleted, she writes: “Ben Affleck f*** off”.

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Picture caption Harvey Weinstein at a present at New York Trend Week lower than a month in the past

In line with the Twitter rules, harassment and hateful conduct are grounds for being suspended.

Twitter customers are questioning the corporate’s insurance policies for briefly limiting somebody who has spoken out about sexual assault.

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Weinstein is accused of utilizing his energy and affect to benefit from, and sexually harass, younger actresses in Hollywood over the course of three a long time.

Various Hollywood stars have spoken out towards the behaviour, as extra victims including Cara Delevigne and Angleina Jolie have come ahead.

Weinstein denies the accusations and says he’s seeing therapists about his misconduct. He has been fired from the corporate he co-founded.

A Twitter spokesperson mentioned: “We do not touch upon particular person accounts for privateness and safety causes.”

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