Meryl Streep Has Responded To Rose McGowan's 2018 Golden Globes Protest Criticism

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On Monday, Dec. 18, The Huffington Post reported that Meryl Streep has responded to Rose McGowan's criticism of the 2018 Golden Globes protest, in which several actors plan to wear black. In a statement issued to The Huffington Post by Streep's publicist, Leslee Dart, the Oscar-winning actor said:

Bustle has reached out to McGowan's reps for comment on Streep's statement, but has not yet received a response.  a tweet that has since been deleted, McGowan had voiced her opinion about a rumored 2018 Golden Globes protest; People reported on Dec. 14 that many actors plan to wear black to the awards show to protest sexual harassment.

According to The Huffington Post, McGowan wrote in the now-deleted tweet:

Marchesa is the clothing brand that was founded by Weinstein's wife, Georgina Chapman. On Dec. 18, McGowan tweeted an apology for the final line of the tweet, which included Champman's clothing line. "The Marchesa line was beneath me and I’m sorry for that," the actor said in the tweet. "There is no map for this road I’m on..."

Streep is currently starring in The Post, which is nominated for six Golden Globes, including Best Actress in a Drama for the Oscar winner. McGowan has been an important and outspoken voice throughout the #MeToo movement and is among the Silence Breakers who were named as Time magazine's Person of the Year.

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, call the National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline at 800-656-HOPE (4673) or visit online.rainn.org.