Actress and activist Rose McGowan is getting her own documentary series Citizen Rose, which will air on hayu and E on Wednesday 31st January.
The five-part documentary kicks off with a two-hour episode, comes in the wake of McGowan speaking out about sexual harassment she has experienced in the entertainment industry. Citizen Rose will follow McGowan as she prepares to launch her book Brave.
McGowan has been instrumental in the movement currently taking place in Hollywood that has seen famous women band together to fight against sexual harassment, pay inequality and other injustices they face.
“You are formally invited into my mind and world. I am thrilled to partner with E! to amplify my message of bravery, art, joy and survival. As I ready my book, Brave, I realized I wanted to show how we can heal through art even when being hounded by evil,” said McGowan. “I want to have a conversation with everyone, and most especially, you about looking at things differently and seeing beauty everywhere. E!’s tremendous reach and impressive platform allow me to globally communicate the importance of living a brave life.”
Citizen Rose is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions with Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein, Farnaz Farjam Chazan and Andrea Metz serving as Executive Producers. McGowan also serves as Executive Producer.
“Rose McGowan’s courage in addressing sexual abuse and harassment in Hollywood ignited a conversation and inspired other women to speak out against their abusers,” said Amy Introcaso-Davis, Executive Vice President, Development and Production, E! “We look forward to taking viewers inside this talented, dynamic woman’s world as the first allegations unfold and she becomes a leading voice in a critical cultural change.”
The two-hour documentary Citizen Rose will be available to stream on hayu from Wednesday 31st January and premieres same day at 9pm on E! The next four episodes will air in the Spring.