It's been five years since Kevin Spacey was expelled from Netflix's House of Cards due to allegations of sexual predation. It's been a while. According to documents obtained by EW, a judge on Thursday (Aug. ruled that there is
Allegations against Spacey, who played the lead role in House of Cards, began in 2017 when actor Anthony Rapp alleged that Spacey, then 26, had sexually assaulted him. It all started when he claimed that he had made an invitation. he is only 14 years old. Since then, more than 30 men have made their own accusations, including several House of Cards crew members, who are behind the show. An investigation is being conducted by his MRC, a company.
As a result of the allegations, a private arbitrator in 2020 found that Spacey committed a breach of contract by violating the company's sexual harassment policy. The mediation process, according toUSA, stopped production, removed him from the sixth season, rewritten without him, and when he had to cut the number of episodes from 13 to 8. , successfully proved that the actor cost his MRC millions of dollars. Today.
Spacey denied the allegations against him, approximately $29.5 million in damages and he paid $1.5 million in costs and fees. He challenged the 2020 ruling. Variety. claimed that his actions had nothing to do with theHouse of Cards losing profits. Ultimately, a judge granted his MRC petition and ordered full payment of $30.9 million.
"I am satisfied with the court's ruling," he told MRC attorney Michael Kump EW. According to
, Spacey was charged in May with four counts of sexual assault and one count of "coercing a sexual act without consent." } Variety. Last month he pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Despite being indicted, he is slated to star in the upcoming thriller film Peter Five His Eight.