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Rose McGowan has found a new home across the border.
The actress revealed that she moved to Mexico shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020 during an interview on the cannabis-focused YouTube series The loaf of roast.
“I just received my permanent residency card from Mexico and I am so grateful to have it,” said McGowan. “This is a really healing land here, and it’s really magical.”
When asked if she would ever return to the US, the Fascinated Stern said: “No, never.”
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The actress wrote over early last year The independent“I’m in a place called Coba. I knew America was going to be very bad and I had a moment to figure out where I wanted to be. My lease was in New York, so I came here to Mexico, where I live for a third of the price. “
The change of scene comes after years of statements against Harvey Weinstein for alleged sexual assault on her in 1997. Weinstein has previously denied the allegations.
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In March 2020, Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison after being convicted on charges of various women of criminal first-degree sex and third-degree rape.
In recent years, McGowan has had a “nervous breakdown” after being “verbally assaulted” by someone “who was paid to terrorize me.”
That, she writes, “was the turning point. My body absorbed the hatred. I’m so grateful to have regained my balance and survived what most couldn’t.”
Writing that moving to Mexico helped her heal, she wrote on Instagram in July 2020: “Mexico is such a healing place. In America, the news only shows poor migrants trying to cross the border, the reality looks very different. “
“Mexico City has 160 museums, a city with so much respect for art and its culture,” she wrote. “I am healing here in the jungle and it is a great feeling,” she wrote.
“Thank you, Mexico. Viva Libertad! And thanks to everyone out there who told me not to give up in order to continue being a voice for the voiceless,” added McGowan. “We all deserve to be heard. Now breathe fire 🔥.”
If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, please call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) or go to rainn.org.