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Rose McGowan to Plead ”No Contest” to Drug Possession Charges

UPDATE: E! News can confirm that Rose McGowanwill plead "no contest" to drug possession charges. Her attorney, Jim Hundley, tells E! News, "The Commonwealth and Ms. McGowan have reached a plea agreement in her case. The Commonwealth has agreed to reduce the current felony charge to a misdemeanor of possession of a controlled substance."

Per her attorney's statement, "Ms. McGowan will enter a plea of no contest to the reduced charge when she appears in court on January 15, and the Commonwealth will recommend a sentence that requires Ms. McGowan to pay a fine."

Furthermore, Hundley states that McGowan is doing so "in order to spare her family, her friends, and her supporters the emotional strain of a criminal trial."

"The agreement brings this ordeal to an end and allows her to focus all of her energy on what matters most to her – creating a better world. Ms. McGowan will comment on the day of the plea," the statement concludes.

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Rose McGowan has been indicted on one felony count of drug possession, E! News confirms. A trial is set for tomorrow, June 12.

McGowan has not commented on the development. E! News has reached out to her team for comment.

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After being arrested and released on bond for a felony drug possession charge, Rose McGowan spoke out about the incident in a new interview with The New Yorker.

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