‘House Of Cards’ Crew Members Band Collectively To Take Down Kevin Spacey
With a new feeling of empowerment, crew members on Kevin Spacey’s hit show House of Cards are hammering the lead actor with sexual assault allegationss.
In fact, in a show of unity, eight of them spoke anonymously with CNN, and described a operate environment where Spacey was the “predator,” and frequently allegedly targeted young male workers as his prey.
One particular former production assistant claimed Spacey sexually assaulted him even though driving the star to set. The P.A. revealed that as they neared their location, Spacey, who was driving, place his hands down the assistant’s pants. The production assistant told CNN that the touching was nonconsensual.
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“I was in a state of shock,” he claimed. “He was a man in a quite potent position on the show and I was an individual extremely low on the totem pole and on the meals chain there.”
The assault did not stop once they arrived on set, as the unnamed assistant located himself cornered following assisting Spacey into his trailer.
“I told him, ‘I don’t think I’m ok with this, I don’t feel I’m comfy with this,’” the production assistant alleged, angering the star to the point that he left the show for the rest of the day.
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“I have no doubt that this type of predatory behavior was routine for him, and that my experience was one particular of numerous, and that Kevin had handful of if any qualms about exploiting his status and position,” he said. “It was a toxic atmosphere for young guys who had to interact with him at all in the crew, cast, background actors.”
A lot of of the crew members admit they stayed quiet for worry of career repercussions. But ever given that Broadway star Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of assaulting him at 14, other people have been swift to speak up.
In the wake of the allegations, Netflix has folded its Residence of Cards, suspending the show and announcing its upcoming season would be its last.
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And Spacey is finding his own kind of support. “Kevin Spacey is taking the time needed to seek evaluation and treatment,” his rep told Variety. “No other info is obtainable at this time.”
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