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Rose McGowan Accuses Hollywood Director Alexander Payne Of Sexual Misconduct

Charmed actress Rose McGowan took to Instagram to accuse director Alexander Payne of sexual misconduct when she was just a teen.

"Alexander Payne. You sat me down & played a soft-core porn movie you directed for Showtime under a different name. I still remember your apartment in Silverlake. You are very well-endowed. You left me on a street corner afterwards. I was 15," she tweeted.

The actress then talked with Variety magazine, where she explained the incident in further detail.

"I feel very badly for my 15 year-old self. I had auditioned for him. He took me home afterwards. I quit acting after that and then was discovered by Ilene Staple (a friend of Gregg Araki) 6 years later. It wasn't until after the HW [Harvey Weinstein] stories came out that I reframed the Payne of it all. I had for years looked at it as a sexual encounter, not understanding what it really was. It was a grooming situation. The first time I'd been shown a straight porn.'

"He left me on the corner in front of Café Tropical in Silverlake to find my own way home," she told the publication, adding, I feel extreme emotional exhaustion today."

McGowan was one of the actresses at the forefront of the Harvey Weinstein takedown.