Rose McGowan Clarifies Her Criticism Of Caitlyn Jenner — ‘I Am Not, Nor Will I Ever Be, Transphobic’

But Rose doesn't think Caitlyn should be 'immune from criticism.'

Rose McGowan didn’t hold back in her expletive-filled criticism of Caitlyn Jenner‘s acceptance speech for Glamour‘s Woman of the Year award, even though she did delete it.

The 42-year-old had written on Monday that she felt the former Olympian wasn’t embodying the title “by a long f*cking shot” after the reality star said the hardest part about being a female was deciding what clothes to wear.

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But on Tuesday, the actress took to Twitter to clarify her comments, saying that they didn’t come from a place of bigotry, just a place of frustration, writing in a note:

“Let me take this moment to point out that I am not, nor will I ever be, transphobic. The idea is laughable. Disliking something a trans person has said is no different thank disliking something a man has said or that a woman has said. Being trans doesn’t make one immune from criticism.”

The Charmed alum acknowledged that it must be difficult being the 66-year-old, but explained that she was angry because she wanted the I Am Cait star to use her celebrity to fight inequality, rather than perpetuate stereotypes, adding:

“I know that being a public figure is not easy. Being Caitlyn Jenner is most assuredly not easy, but that doesn’t absolve her of her responsibility. Living as a woman in this backwards society is hard. We need all hands on deck. Those who have the microphone to speak to many. Especially that family.”

But the brunette beauty is absolutely willing to forgive and forget, continuing:

“I’d be thrilled to fight alongside Caitlyn Jenner. I just want her to know there is a monumental fight to be had.”

She just can’t promise that she’ll use cleaner language when calling out people in the future, saying:

“Let’s start retraining thought patterns. Let’s go forwards, not backwards. And maybe next time I’ll curse less. Maybe. Fight on.”

We think that makes complete sense, but what are your thoughts on the matter, Perezcious readers? SOUND OFF in the comments!

[Image via Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.]

Nov 17, 2015 8:31pm PST

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