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Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account suspended for violating rules.

Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account suspended for violating rules.

Rose McGowan Twitter Account was suspended late Wednesday night, after she started tweeting about allegations of sexual abuse and harassment which have been surfacing against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

Hollywood voice Rose McGowan’s took to her Instagram and Facebook accounts to relay the news of her temporary Twitter account suspension, writing cryptically that “TWITTER HAS SUSPENDED ME. THERE ARE POWERFUL FORCES AT WORK. BE MY VOICE. #ROSEARMY.”

She added a screenshot of a message from Twitter telling her that she had violated their terms of service and that she would be locked out for 12 hours once she deleted certain tweets.

Twitter Safety account has publicly tweeted to say McGowan’s account was “temporarily locked because one of her Tweets included a private phone number, which violated their Terms of Service”

As of 7:20 a.m. PT on Thursday, Twitter had unlocked McGowan’s account, telling THR the temporary lock was due to the actress tweeting out a private number, which falls under the private information violation under Twitter Rules. Although McGowan deleted the post to regain access and has not tweeted since her account was unlocked.

“We have been in touch with Ms. McGowan’s team,” Twitter’s chief spokesperson, Kristin Binns, said in a statement. “We want to explain that her account was temporarily locked because one of her tweets included a private phone number, which violates our Terms of Service. The tweet was removed, and her account has been unlocked.”

Jessica Chastain, who has also been vocal in condemning Weinstein as well as supporting the women who continue to speak out, called on Twitter to be transparent with its rules. “Hey @Twitter let us know which of these rules @rosemcgowan broke. Asking for multiple victims of sexual violence,” she wrote. Many others called on both Twitter and its CEO, Jack Dorsey, for an explanation.

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