Actress Rose McGowan publicly accused mega-producer Harvey Weinstein of rape on Thursday.
She made the accusation via Twitter, adding her name to a growing list of women who have accused Weinstein of wrongdoing in news stories published over the past week.
She is the fourth woman to level a rape accusation against Weinstein. The New Yorker previously reported on three other rape allegations — lodged by “former aspiring actress” Lucia Evans, Italian actress Asia Argento and one anonymous source.
When reached for comment on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the disgraced movie mogul said, “Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein.”
In her posts — which were directed at Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos — McGowan claims that she told the head of Amazon Studios about the incident.
“@jeffbezos I told the head of your studio that HW raped me,” she wrote, using Weinstein’s initials. “Over & over I said it. He said it hadn’t been proven. I said I was the proof.”
In several other tweets, McGowan went on to say that she “begged” Amazon Studios to take action and accused the outfit of winning a “dirty Oscar.” It’s unclear what movie McGowan is referring to.
“I love @amazon but there is rot in Hollywood,” she wrote in one tweet. “@jeffbezos Be the change you want to see in the world. Stand with truth.”
Much about McGowan’s tweets and her relationship with Amazon Studios remain unclear. Amazon did not respond to multiple requests for comment from CNNMoney. A representative for McGowan said she was not available for an interview and could not immediately respond to a series of questions.
Amazon and The Weinstein Co. are partners on two forthcoming streaming TV series. Earlier this week, in light of the scandal, Amazon said “we are reviewing our options for the projects we have with The Weinstein Company.”
McGowan’s name has come up in connection with Weinstein before.
Over the past year, McGowan has publicly discussed an incident in which a…