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PODCAST: Rose McGowan is a Threat — and an Indiewire Influencer

PODCAST: Rose McGowan is a Threat — and an Indiewire Influencer

In 2013, we launched Indiewire Influencers, a look at some of the people who were having the biggest impact in film, TV and the internet. Today, we’re launching the Indiewire Influencers podcast, where we’ll bring you interviews with a new Influencer every week.

We couldn’t be prouder to start with Rose McGowan. She’s an actor, a filmmaker, and a rabble rouser. In this unfiltered interview with Indiewire editor in chief Dana Harris, she discusses the tweet that got her fired from her agency and shares tales from the front, including the difference between how women are treated in indie film versus Hollywood (the answer may surprise you).

“It goes back to this patriarchal ‘Daddy’s mad at you,'” she said, “to be in fear of the men in power and what they can do.”

“I am threatening,” she added. “I should be threatening. Why not?”

READ MORE: Rose McGowan’s Seven Bold Tips for Fighting Sexism in the Film Industry

Listen to the full episode above.

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