There are flies in the ointment right now who are irritated by Rose McGowan. There are flies out there who are saying to one another: “Can’t she just pipe down for five freakin’ minutes and let us enjoy the ointment?” That’s how annoying Rose McGowan is. And long may she continue.
Her latest target is the actor Natalie Portman, who attended the Oscars ceremony on Sunday in a dress embroidered with the names of female film-makers overlooked in this year’s awards nominations, among them Greta Gerwig (Little Women), Mati Diop (Atlantics) and Alma Har’el (Honey Boy). The usual questions on the red carpet gave Portman the chance to explain her particular fashion choice: “I wanted to recognise the women who were not recognised for