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Rose McGowan calls Charmed co-star Alyssa Milano ‘a fraud’ for endorsing Joe Biden

Actor, who portrayed Milano’s sister for five years on magical drama series, previously called her ‘a lie’ in 2018 interview

Alyssa Milano defends endorsement of Joe Biden

Rose McGowan has called her Charmed co-star Alyssa Milano “a fraud” and “a lie” for endorsing Joe Biden for US president.

“You are a fraud,” McGowan wrote on Twitter. “This is about holding the media accountable. You go after Trump & Kavanaugh saying Believe Victims, you are a lie. You have always been a lie. The corrupt DNC is in on the smear job of Tara Reade, so are you. SHAME.”

In response, Milano wrote: “I continue to support you and applaud your bravery as well as acknowledge all the people you have helped along the way, @Rosemcgowan. Be well and stay safe.”

Alexandra Tara Reade, a former Biden staffer, accused the presidential hopeful of sexually assaulting her when she worked in his Senate office in 1993.

The Biden campaign has denied the allegation, writing in a statement: “Women have a right to tell their story, and reporters have an obligation to rigorously vet those claims. We encourage them to do so, because these accusations are false.”

Milano has been criticised for still endorsing Biden despite the allegation. Milano has previously supported women who have come forward with sexual assault allegations about Republicans Donald Trump and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

While appearing on Andy Cohen’s US radio show, Milano defended her continued endorsement of Biden, explaining: “I believe that even though we should believe women, and that is an important thing, and what that statement really means is that for so long the go-to has been to not to believe them.”

She continued: “So, really we have to societally change that mindset to believing women, but that does not mean at the expense of not giving men their due process and investigating situations. It’s got to be fair in both directions.”

“I just don’t feel comfortable throwing away a decent man that I’ve known for 15 years in this time of complete chaos without there being a thorough investigation and I’m sure that the mainstream media would be jumping all over this... if they found more evidence through their investigation. So I’m just sort of staying quiet about it,” Milano explained.

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McGowan, who portrayed one of three magical sisters alongside Milano on the fantasy series Charmed, said in 2018 that she did not endorse Milano or her political activism.

“I don’t like her,” told ABC News. “’Cause I think she’s a lie. Do you think I don’t know these people?”

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