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Twitter: Why we silenced Rose McGowan after she slammed alleged sex pest Harvey Weinstein

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There's the early career effect of course. The "casting couch" is a long and dishonourable tradition in Hollywood after all.

But it looks like some people were "bought off" by legal settlements with non-disclosure agreements. So it could also be that they didn't want the legal minefield of whatever the penalty clauses were on that - particularly if the lawyers were good at convincing them that it was a one-off case and so they were unlikely to be believed.

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