EXCLUSIVE: 'Does it look like I give a f**k?' Rose McGowan says she isn't speaking to Ronan Farrow after he criticized her book for being 'dark' and reveals she blew off Oprah because of her friendship with Harvey Weinstein

  • Rose McGowan made a surprise visit to Kitson Kitross Friday, where she posed for photos after learning the LA store had a window display for her book Brave
  • She revealed she is no longer speaking with journalist Ronan Farrow after he told her that her book Brave was so 'dark,'  she exclusively told DailyMail.com
  • McGowan said: 'I brought him on as a panelist at New York's Second Street Y and I felt myself on the defensive the whole time'
  • She added: 'I just sensed something wasn't right and I've pulled back'
  • The actress also said she declined a meeting with Oprah Winfrey to talk about her story because of Oprah's close friendship with Harvey Weinstein
  • McGowan accused Weinstein of raping her in 1997 and told her bombshell story to Farrow, which he used in his exposés on the now disgraced movie producer
  • The 44-year-old said of a possible sit-down with Oprah: 'No way was that going to happen! No thank you' 

Rose McGowan revealed she blew off a meeting with Oprah Winfrey because of the former talk show host's friendship with Harvey Weinstein and admitted she is no longer speaking with Ronan Farrow, the actress exclusively told DailyMail.com.

The 44-year-old made an impromptu visit to Kitson Kitross in Los Angeles on Friday after learning the celebrity-favorite store had a full window display dedicated to her new book Brave.

While browsing the store, McGowan made a point to pose with a sweatshirt emblazoned 'Does it look like I give a f**k?' while proudly holding up her memoir.

McGowan was one of the main women leading the charge against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein last year, claiming he raped her at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997.

She told her bombshell story to journalist Farrow, who has been credited with helping take down and expose Weinstein with his damning investigative pieces.

But now, McGowan revealed she is no longer speaking with the 30-year-old writer, claiming she sensed something was off when he criticized her book.

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Rose McGowan is no longer speaking with journalist Ronan Farrow after he told her that her book Brave was so 'dark', she exclusively told DailyMail.com. Pictured: The actress posing with a sweater that reads 'Does it look like I give a f**k?' at Kitson Kitross in LA on Friday 

Rose McGowan is no longer speaking with journalist Ronan Farrow after he told her that her book Brave was so 'dark', she exclusively told DailyMail.com. Pictured: The actress posing with a sweater that reads 'Does it look like I give a f**k?' at Kitson Kitross in LA on Friday 

The 44-year-old made an impromptu visit to Kitson Kitross in Los Angeles on Friday after learning the celebrity-favorite store had a full window display dedicated to her new book Brave

The 44-year-old made an impromptu visit to Kitson Kitross in Los Angeles on Friday after learning the celebrity-favorite store had a full window display dedicated to her new book Brave

The New York Times best-selling author canceled all personal appearances to promote her book in early February, after she felt ambushed by a trans activist at a Barnes & Noble event in New York City

The New York Times best-selling author canceled all personal appearances to promote her book in early February, after she felt ambushed by a trans activist at a Barnes & Noble event in New York City

She said: 'I brought him on as a panelist at New York's Second Street Y and I felt myself on the defensive the whole time, and he's telling me my book is so ''dark''.

'I just sensed something wasn't right and I've pulled back. I'm not speaking to him.'

McGowan also revealed she was offered the chance to have a sit down with Oprah to tell her story, but was immediately cautious due to the former talk show host's friendship with Weinstein.

The Charmed actress said: 'No way was that going to happen! No thank you.'

Despite calling off all public appearances promoting her book Brave, McGowan couldn't resist posing for a few pictures at Kitson Kitross and checking out the store that displayed her book in the middle of Hollywood, the subject of her exposé.

Upon entering the store, she said: 'Oh my God, this is so cool! I'm beyond touched, thank you so much!' 

Kitson owner Fraser Ross told DailyMail.com: 'I'm very selective about the books I put in my store. This is an important book that revealed the dark side of Hollywood, and became a voice for many who had been silenced.

'I wanted to honor and celebrate Rose's bravery. As soon as the window went up we had people taking photos in front of it and sharing it on their social media.'

Ross gifted McGowan with a LA Trading Company kimono which aptly read, 'Never Underestimate The Power Of A Woman,' which she immediately put on as she posed with staff, fans and signed books. 

She even went inside the #RoseArmy window and signed the blown up book cover. 

McGowan said of Farrow: 'I felt myself on the defensive the whole time, and he's telling me my book is so ''dark''. I just sensed something wasn't right and I've pulled back.' Pictured: McGowan and Farrow on February 1, when the incident happened

McGowan said of Farrow: 'I felt myself on the defensive the whole time, and he's telling me my book is so ''dark''. I just sensed something wasn't right and I've pulled back.' Pictured: McGowan and Farrow on February 1, when the incident happened

McGowan said she turned down meeting with Oprah because she was immediately cautious due to the talk show host's friendship with Weinstein (pictured together in 2014) 

McGowan said she turned down meeting with Oprah because she was immediately cautious due to the talk show host's friendship with Weinstein (pictured together in 2014) 

Rose, then 23, was at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997 when Miramax studio head Weinstein allegedly summoned her to his lavish suite at the Park City, Utah and assaulted her. Pictured: McGowan and Weinstein in 2007

Rose, then 23, was at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997 when Miramax studio head Weinstein allegedly summoned her to his lavish suite at the Park City, Utah and assaulted her. Pictured: McGowan and Weinstein in 2007

One staffer told Rose that the book was a big hit with many Saudi Arabian women who are currently in Los Angeles on vacation.

'That's amazing,' she marveled.

As McGowan browsed the aisles at Kitson Kitross she found a shiny gold purse that made her smile, it read: 'I'm a ray of f**king sunshine.' 

She held it up and laughed: 'This is so me, I really am a ray of sunshine! People just don't see that side because I'm so busy fighting evil and injustice.'

She also liked a jacket that read, 'Does it look like I give a f**k?' Before leaving she posed for a photo with it while holding up her book.

McGowan got emotional before heading out the door, telling staffers, 'It's been a hard, hard road, and this support [from Kitson] means so much.'

Her 250-page autobiography chronicles her early life in a cult, to a runaway that slept in graveyards, to a teenager who battled anorexia, to Hollywood starlet preyed upon by the man who was technically her boss.

McGowan refuses to write her rapist's name in Brave, he is known only as 'The Monster.'

Rose, then 23, was at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997 when Miramax studio head Weinstein allegedly summoned her to his lavish suite at the Park City, Utah, Stein Eriksen Lodge for a 'meeting.'

Brave chronicles the alleged assault that occurred, the subsequent $100,000 payoff to buy her silence, and the 20-year battle that led to the book.

Upon entering Kitson Kitross, McGowan said: 'Oh my God, this is so cool! I'm beyond touched, thank you so much!'

Upon entering Kitson Kitross, McGowan said: 'Oh my God, this is so cool! I'm beyond touched, thank you so much!'

The Charmed actress  went inside the #RoseArmy window and signed the blown up book cover

The Charmed actress went inside the #RoseArmy window and signed the blown up book cover

Kitson owner Fraser Ross told DailyMail.com: 'I wanted to honor and celebrate Rose's bravery. As soon as the window went up we had people taking photos in front of it and sharing it on their social media.' Pictured: McGowan with fans and staff

Kitson owner Fraser Ross told DailyMail.com: 'I wanted to honor and celebrate Rose's bravery. As soon as the window went up we had people taking photos in front of it and sharing it on their social media.' Pictured: McGowan with fans and staff

Other actresses such as Ashley Judd, Salma Hayek, Paz De La Huerta, Sean Young, Lauren Holly, Lupita Nyong'o, Mira Sorvino, Kate Beckinsale, Uma Thurman, Asia Argento, and many more have come forward in the months to accuse Weinstein of sexual harassment and/or assault.

Weinstein's downfall then triggered the '#metoo' dialogue that led to several other famous men in power being called out as sexual predators.

E! recently produced a five-part documentary TV series chronicling her day-to-day life in the wake of Weinstein's disgrace.

In one of Farrow's pieces, McGowan said that Weinstein had an 'army of spies' that included former Mossad agents, one of which was used to befriend her.

One of Weinstein's reported objectives was to obtain a copy of McGowan's book Brave which had 'harmful negative information on and about' him.

The agent who befriended McGowan was able to deliver more than a hundred pages of transcripts and descriptions of the book based on hours of conversation with McGowan, according to reports. 

Brave was released in January and McGowan began doing a press tour shortly after. 

However, the New York Times best-selling author canceled all personal appearances to promote her book in early February, after she felt ambushed by a trans activist at a Barnes & Noble event in New York City. 

Two days after the event McGowan tweeted: 'I am cancelling upcoming public appearances because I have given enough. I have given beauty, in return I was VERBALLY ASSAULTED for two full minutes @BNBuzz.'  

Rose got emotional before heading out the door, telling staffers, 'It's been a hard, hard road, and this support [from Kitson] means so much'

Rose got emotional before heading out the door, telling staffers, 'It's been a hard, hard road, and this support [from Kitson] means so much'

Brave is McGowan's 250-page autobiography that chronicles her early life in a cult, to a runaway that slept in graveyards, to a teenager who battled anorexia, to Hollywood starlet preyed upon by the man who was technically her boss. Pictured: Kitson Kitross store 

Brave is McGowan's 250-page autobiography that chronicles her early life in a cult, to a runaway that slept in graveyards, to a teenager who battled anorexia, to Hollywood starlet preyed upon by the man who was technically her boss. Pictured: Kitson Kitross store 

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