Addressing the Rumors, Rose McGowan Defends Anthony Bourdain's Girlfriend, Asia Argento
Rose McGowan is speaking out on behalf of her friend Asia Argento, urging people not to place the blame on her for Anthony Bourdain’s suicide.????(VO*)??In a lengthy statement released to the media, McGowan writes, "Dear fellow humans, sitting across from me is the remarkable human and brave survivor, Asia Argento, who has been through more than most could stand, and yet stand she does."????(VO*)??She adds Bourdain was Argento’s “rock” during the #MeToo movement after accusing Harvey Weinstein of raping her. ????(VO*)??Then McGowan seems to address those photos The Daily Mail had published showing Argento out holding hands with her friend, reporter Hugo Clement.????(VO*)??McGowan writing, "Anthony and Asia had a free relationship, they loved without borders of traditional relationships, and they established the parameters of their relationship early on.
Asia is a free bird, and so was Anthony.
I've heard from many that the past two years they were together were some of his happiest and that should give us all solace."????(VO*)??McGowan’s message, Bourdain’s suicide was his decision alone, “Do NOT do the sexist thing and burn a woman on the pyre of misplaced blame.” Adding, “Anthony’s internal war was his war, but now she’s been left on the battlefield to take the bullets.”??
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