Rose McGowan offered her condolences to the family of her former manager, Jill Messick, who committed suicide this week.
Messick represented McGowan at the time she was allegedly raped by Harvey Weinstein and the longtime Hollywood exec felt “victimized” by the allegations put forth by McGowan, and later Weinstein, according to her family.
“For Jill: May your family find some measure of solace during this pain. That one man could cause so much damage is astounding, but tragically true. The bad man did this to us both,” she wrote on Instagram.
“May you find peace on the astral plane. May you find serenity with the stars.”
Messick, 50, battled depression for many years, according to a statement obtained by the Daily News from her family, but the recent thrust into the spotlight had made things harder. She committed suicide on Wednesday.
In October, McGowan told the New York Times that her meeting with Weinstein was arranged by Messick, a former Miramax production executive, who was her manager at the time.
The actress also said she was comforted by Messick after divulging the details of the attack.
In a statement from Weinstein’s attorney Ben Brafman denying the film honcho raped Weinstein, he used a quote attributed to Messick.
The statement from Jan. 30 claimed McGowan told Messick of the incident and described it as “consensual.”
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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 very clear about the fact that getting into that hot tub was something that she did consensually and that in hindsight it was also something that she regretted having done.'”
McGowan faced backlash a few days ago for posting a selfie of herself commending a past event where she spoke out for women and avoided commenting on Messick’ death.
McGowan since deleted the selfie.