Lindsay Lohan is setting the record straight after she was criticized for defending Harvey Weinstein from sexual assault allegations. In an Instagram post on Thursday, the singer-actress insisted that she is an advocate of women empowerment regardless of what other people think of her.

She also recounted her own experience of sexual assault and how no one cared for her when she revealed the incident. "Not one person stood up for me while he was abusing me," she wrote, referring to her ex-fiance.

Lindsay Lohan immediately deleted her lengthy caption and replaced it with a short warning that "karma will always take its toll."

Disney actress faces backlash for defending Harvey Weinstein

The post came several days after Lindsay Lohan responded to the ongoing issue of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconducts toward female employees and celebrities. In a couple of self-taken videos, the former Disney star called for an end to these accusations and even suggested that Georgina Chapman should have stayed with her husband to defend him.

The 31-year-old singer-actress even emphasized the times she has worked with the movie mogul and said that she has never experienced these sexual assault allegations in the hands of the producer. Hence, Lindsay Lohan asked the public to stop attacking Harvey Weinstein.

Her comments on the scandal drew a backlash from celebrities, activists, and ordinary individuals, who slammed the singer-actress for her view on the issue.

Rose McGowan, who claimed to be a victim of the producer, came to the defense of her co-actress amid the backlash.

Lindsay Lohan only fanned the flames of criticisms with her recent remarks as many are still attacking her for defending Harvey Weinstein from multiple sexual assault allegations.

Most comments asked the singer-actress to stop standing up for someone accused of misconducts if she really meant to promote women empowerment.

Celebrities break silence on Harvey Weinstein scandal

Meanwhile, more and more women are speaking out to share their own encounters with Harvey Weinstein. Celebrities and film personalities are also coming forward to reveal their knowledge of the alleged misconducts. Lupita Nyong'o is the latest actress to break her silence on the issue through an op-ed she wrote for the New York Times.

In the editorial, titled "Speaking Out About Harvey Weinstein," the actress claimed that the producer threatened her career when she refused to yield his sexual advances.

The "Black Panther" star recounted two episodes that made her realize decide not to work with Harvey Weinstein again.

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