Messick, 50, was McGowan's manager in 1997, the year McGowan told The New York Times in an article published in October that Weinstein raped her. McGowan told the Times she informed her manager about the attack shortly after it occurred.
McGowan does not mention Weinstein by name. What follows is the Messick family statement in full. In a statement, Messick's family said she was struggling with depression and had just started getting her life together after a manic episode five years ago.
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"In an email to Mr. Weinstein regarding the encounter, Jill Messick says the following, 'When we met up the following day, she hesitantly told me of her own accord that during the meeting that night before she had gotten into a hot tub with Mr. Weinstein, '" the statement from Brafman read. She was found dead by suicide.
'One of them was Jill, who chose to remain silent in the face of Rose's slanderous statements against her for fear of undermining the many individuals who came forward in truth'.
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Rose's tribute comes quickly after she was criticized by many for the fact that she initially kept quiet about the tragedy and instead, took to social media to show off about an award she received and about her accomplishments. "Rose never once used the word rape in that conversation", the note said. She immediately went to her bosses, the partners of Addis Wechsler, to recount Rose's story and to insist that they immediately address the situation. One Twitter user asked her if being honored was her initial thought after news broke of Jill's upsetting death. The ensuing arrangements between Rose and Harvey were then negotiated, completely without Jill's knowledge. But added that she also had been distraught from the recent spotlight on her after details emerged on alleged sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein, saying she "became collateral damage in an already horrific story".
"We must take a moment to consider the ramifications and consequences of what we say and what we do", the family's statement said, concluding: "Words matter". Jill had fought to put her life back together. "Someone's life may depend on it".
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