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Actress Rose McGowan ("Charmed") released an open letter Wednesday that blasted the media, Donald Trump and the family of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, saying they are poisoning the public with hateful rhetoric. 

"We, the public, are being sickened by an ever expanding assault on our right to live a healthy and free life. Donald & you ratings driven colluders, are holding us the public hostage and exposing us to disease," McGowan wrote.

McGowan described the disease in question as "terror cancer," and the symptoms as "knots in our shoulders, sick feelings in the pit of our vaginas, stomach tightness, shortness of breath, wildly elevated stress levels." 

She went on to say that it is not the American public who should feel shamed, but those individuals continuing to propagate hateful propaganda. 

"Stop poisoning humanity. Go rogue, reverse course, be BRAVE," McGowan wrote, before urging the media to unplug Trump's microphones and stop covering the Republican presidential candidate.

"Think different. Do better. It’s that easy to be a better person and to do the right thing no matter the cost. The time is now," she wrote.

This is not the first time McGowan has used her voice to take on the system, making headlines in 2015 for her criticisms of a casting note for a film that instructed her to "read the script for context," a direction she found condescending. 

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