Rose McGowan, best known for her wicked roles in Jawbreaker, Scream, Charmed, Grindhouse, and, most recently, Conan the Barbarian, has a lot of gay pride. The actress claims that she makes even her gay friends seem not as gay when she’s around and campaigned against Proposition 8, which sought to ban same sex marriage in the state of California.
Up next, the 39 year old actress will star in the spooky The Tell Tale Heart, based on Edgar Allan Poe’s story. McGowan was tight-lipped about details of her return to television this fall for a new series on ABC.
Fresh off a plane, McGowan granted Watermark an exclusive interview before her appearance at Spooky Empire – The Ultimate Horror Weekend in Orlando.
Tell me about what you’ll be doing at Spooky Empire in Orlando this weekend.
I’ll be there promoting Scream, Charmed, and Grindhouse.
Is this your first time doing one of these?
Yes. It’s fun to be able to meet people one on one. Generally, you’re kept back from people, so this will be a completely different experience to see the people that are your fans. It’s special.
I have to warn you though; you’re going to encounter quite a few gay nerds.
That’s ok. They’re my favorite! If you have to be a nerd, you might as well be gay. It’ll just make me happier.
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