Rose McGowan Was Feeling Ill at Ruffian This Morning

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10:   (L-R) Claude Morais, Rose McGowan, and Brian Wolk pose backstage at the Ruffian Spring 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Studio at Lincoln Center on September 10, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images  for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)
Rose McGowan with Ruffian's Brian Wolk and Claude Morais. Photo: Andy Kropa/2011 Getty Images

This morning's Ruffian show walked at 9 a.m., which was far too early for Rose McGowan's liking. "I had to get up at 6 for hair and makeup, and that’s 3 a.m. L.A. time. So I just feel ill," she complained backstage. What compelled her to attend? "The Ruffian boys are my friends. Unless I’m getting paid, I don’t get up this early; I'm doing this for love," she said. Nevertheless, she still looked quite polished, and wouldn't have it any other way: "I generally believe in being overdressed. I don’t believe in sweatpants and tennis shoes in public. I also have far deeper beliefs, but if we’re talking fashion ... " She trailed off. "I’m not completely insipid, just slightly."

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