20 of essentially the most daring seems to be of the '90s

In 1998, Rose McGowan appeared on the MTV VMAs in a very see-through slip, carrying nothing however a thong beneath.

Rose McGowan at the MTV Video Music Awards on September 10, 1998.

Rose McGowan on the MTV Video Music Awards on September 10, 1998.

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Audiences have been shocked to see an almost-naked Rose McGowan on the pink carpet on the 1998 VMAs.

“I did that for a motive,” McGowan informed Jameela Jamil in a 2019 interview. “It was my first public look after being raped.”

One of many first girls to say to The New York Instances and The New Yorker that she had been sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein, McGowan informed Yahoo Leisure in 2020 that though she’s questioned her option to put on the revealing outfit, in the end, “I utterly perceive why I did what I did.”

Now serving a 39-year-sentence for sexually assaulting a number of girls, Weinstein “unequivocally denied” her allegations in 2017, based on his spokesperson.

McGowan’s determination to put on the costume did not come with out backlash.

“It was form of laborious,” she informed Yahoo. “I hadn’t actually ever handled world media shaming. However it ready me for afterward it taking place to me an entire bunch.”