Rose McGowan brought about a media frenzy when she confirmed as much as the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards in an especially revealing beaded get dressed.
But in step with McGowan, having a look attractive wasn’t the inducement in the back of her pink carpet second. The actress informed Dr. Oz on Thursday that the sheer outfit, which absolutely uncovered her butt and breasts, wasn’t a way commentary however a political one.
“That was my first public appearance after being sexually assaulted. I was like, ‘Is this what you want?’” McGowan stated Thursday. She was once possibly relating to her accusations in opposition to film manufacturer Harvey Weinstein.
McGowan added, “I’ve never worn something like that before or since. That was a political statement that … of course, there was no Twitter at the time or Instagram, no way to speak for yourself.”
McGowan did publicly remark concerning the get dressed in 1999 on “The Roseanne Show.”
“It made me laugh,” she stated 20 years in the past. “I also was delirious because I had like a 103-degree fever and I was on so much Sudafed, just trying to get through the day.”
She stated that she’d sought after an ensemble that may “cause a scene,” however she hadn’t discovered the entrance was once see-through.
McGowan additionally stated again then that for the reason that VMAs have been a “rock show,” she figured there could be different outrageous outfits like her personal.
“But I was the only freak freakin’ it out. But that’s OK!”