Emmy Rossum Says She Received Anti-Semitic Threats From Trump Supporters on Twitter

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The 'Shameless' star said she'd received messages "threatening to send me and my 'ilk' to the gas chambers" with "hashtags like '#sieghiel'."

Emmy Rossum is just the latest Hollywood figure to experience harassment in the wake of last week's presidential election.

The Shameless star received anti-Semitic threats on Twitter from Trump supporters, the actress claimed in a series of tweets on Sunday.

Rossum, who's Jewish, said she'd received messages "threatening to send me and my 'ilk' to the gas chambers" with "hashtags like '#sieghiel'."

"NOT OK," she added.

"Telling anyone to 'get ready for the trains' in reference to WWII is disgusting and offensive. Reporting you to twitter is not enough. Back off," she wrote in a subsequent tweet.

Rossum, who last week also posted several tweets mourning Hillary Clinton's election loss and previously indicated she was a Clinton supporter, continued to defend herself against critics who suggested she was making up her experience, directing users to the specific user who targeted her.

Although he deleted the train pic, Rossum was able to post a screenshot, captioning it, "No matter WHO you voted for, I don't care, THIS is not okay."

Late Sunday night, she indicated she was staying strong but saddened by what she'd experienced.

Earlier this weekend, Silicon Valley stars Kumail Nanjiani and Thomas Middleditch said they were called "cucks" and harassed by Trump supporters

Other incidents of harassment and violence have been reported across the country since Trump's victory. In an interview on Sunday night's 60 Minutes, which was taped Friday, Trump told his supporters, "Don't do it. It's terrible. I'm going to bring this country together. I am so saddened to hear that, and I say, stop it. If it helps, I will say this, and I'll say it right to the camera: Stop it."

Read Rossum's tweets below.