Last night was the big Hollywood premiere of Conan the Barbarian. Rose McGowan was in attendance – showing off how gorgeous she is and playing up her glamour to the max (quite the opposite of her character Marique!) in a bold sequined dress with blue and green. Pretty pink lips, side swept curls and gold accessories completed her ensemble. Simply divine!
Check out the first photographs in the gallery by clicking on the previews below.
- Public Events: Conan the Barbarian World Premiere
On Wednesday, Rose McGowan stepped out at the 10th Annual InStyle Summer Soiree. Rose looked stunning in an orange wrap cocktail dress with teal accessories and snakeskin shoes and clutch. Her hair was styled straight which I think looks fabulous on her!
- Public Events: 10th Annual InStyle Summer Soiree
Rose is featured in the current issue of Prestige, a Hong Kong magazine. Thanks to our fabulous forumer, the lovely little Laura, we have a preview of three of the rockingly beautiful editorial. Truly can’t wait to see the rest of this photoshoot and read the article!
- Magazine Scans: Prestige (China) – August 2011
Conan the Barbarian’s Rose McGowan was raised by drag queens, has a lesbian posse, and gets twitchy in straight crowds. Is it any wonder that she’s a better marriage equality activist than her gay friends?
Are you bisexual?
No. I disappoint myself. I’ve never even kissed a girl. Isn’t that funny? The girls I think are cute look like guys, but then I think, But if they open their shirt, they’ll have breasts. You know that guy Brad [Goreski], who was Rachel Zoe’s assistant? I’d be attracted to a girl version of him.
As a vocal supporter of marriage equality, you participated in the No H8 Campaign.
My sister is gay. Before I broke up with my fiancé, it seemed absurd to have my sister at a wedding that she couldn’t have if she wanted to. I would still have great hesitation about getting married. I’d feel like such a hypocrite, walking down the aisle past all of my best friends who can’t. I was furious with how horribly the whole Prop. 8 campaign was run in California. It broke my heart the night Prop. 8 passed. I’m out there on Santa Monica Blvd. with crowds of people, and the world is watching, but all the anti-Prop. 8 protestors did was put up the same non-telegenic people with the same speeches, not understanding how it works. Their money was totally mismanaged. I really want California to get it together like New York has.
Next week, actress Rose McGowan will be appearing on the big screen as Marique, a beautiful and deadly witch in director Marcus Nispel’s Conan: The Barbarian. However, not too long ago, McGowan was set to headline her own swords-and-sandals epic spinning out of the world of Conan as the title character in Robert Rodriguez’s Red Sonja. Rodriguez has said in the past that the movie never happened because of rights and financing issues, but McGowan revealed in a recent interview in support of Conan: The Barbarian that “massive nerve damage” in her arm ultimately prevented her from playing the “She-Devil with a Sword.”
I had three surgeries on [my elbow] and they took part of my bone out. I was paralyzed, except for the ends of my fingers. And, over the course of a year, it got progressively worse. It was just massive nerve damage. So, if I hurt it again, there’s nothing more they can do. So, something’s that really sword-heavy, the odds of me getting hurt are pretty strong. I’ll still do battle stuff. I love doing stunts, it’s my favorite thing. I always get hurt, but I have a blast. But, I need to not tip the scales because paralysis isn’t really worth it. Not worth the movie… It would have been dope. Honestly, I would have killed it. It is a pity.