The anonymous massage therapist who accused actor Kevin Spacey of sexual assault has died in the middle of his lawsuit.
According to Page Six, Spacey’s lawyers filed a “notice of statement noting plaintiff’s death” Sept. 18.
I’m a fan of Killer Mike.
I can neither confirm nor deny if I have ever heard Run The Jewels, the Grammy-nominated hip hop duo of which he is one half, though considering the number of things I’ve watched by and about him, I probably have.
Disgraced gay actor Kevin Spacey disputes the old adage that any publicity is good publicity. On Dec. 31, Nantucket, Mass. District Court Judge Thomas Barrett denied a motion filed by Spacey’s legal team asking to waive his Jan. 7 arraignment appearance on one count of felonious indecent assault and battery. Through his attorneys, Spacey argued that, “my presence will amplify the negative publicity already generated in connection with this case.”
The motion also indicated that Spacey intended to plead not guilty to the sexual assault allegation. If convicted, the actor faces up to five years in prison or up to 2½ years in jail and a requirement to register as a sex offender, according to court documents.
From groundbreaking television to record-setting events, this year in LGBTQ pop culture has been explosive. Legends were remembered, new icons were formed and history was made—one certain gay athlete even became America’s new sweetheart.
Here we have compiled just a snippet of the LGBTQ impact on movies, music, television, sports and fashion in 2018 with our annual LGBTQ Pop Culture, A-Z.
One year ago, actor Anthony Rapp sparked a firestorm of #MeToo stories when he shared his allegations against Kevin Spacey who he said made sexual advances on him when he was just 14 years old.
His allegations led to numerous other alleged victims coming forward with their stories. In a new interview with BuzzFeed News, Rapp reveals he wasn’t prepared for the sudden action taken against Spacey.
Netflix released a “House of Cards” teaser trailer for its upcoming final season Sept. 5, explaining how they are writing out lead actor Kevin Spacey.
Spacey played power-hungry politician Frank Underwood for five seasons on the award-winning show that put Netflix’s original programming on the map.
Robin Wright spoke publicly for the first time on her former “House of Cards” co-star Kevin Spacey’s sexual misconduct allegations in an interview with Today.
“I think we were all surprised, of course, and ultimately saddened. We forged ahead and I think we were all thankful that we were able to complete the series as planned,” Wright told Savannah Guthrie. “We were coworkers, really. We never socialized outside of work. Respectful, professional relationship. He was so great with me, he was never disrespectful to me, so that’s my personal experience, that’s the only thing I feel I have the right to talk about.”
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Special Victims Bureau is reviewing a sexual assault allegation against Kevin Spacey.
According to CNN, the LASD reports that the allegations involved an adult male and took place in West Hollywood in 1992. The case has been under review since December 2017.
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Anthony Rapp opened up about why he chose to go public with his sexual misconduct allegation against Kevin Spacey in an interview with Attitude magazine, his first since he originally shared his story with BuzzFeed last year.
Rapp says he chose to come forward with his allegation after witnessing numerous women share their stories of sexual harassment in the industry.
ABOVE: Anthony Rapp. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.
Anthony Rapp says he is “gratified” by the responses he’s received after coming forward with his sexual misconduct allegation against Kevin Spacey.
Speaking with Entertainment Tonight on Monday, the “Star Trek: Discovery” star opened up about his feelings in the aftermath of his allegation.
“House of Cards” has been on hiatus since October following multiple sexual misconduct allegations, including on-set, against Kevin Spacey. According to a letter from the series’ producers published in the Hollywood Reporter, the hiatus has been extended.
MCR and Netflix suspended production of the series amid concerns from the cast and crew about the allegations surrounding Spacey. In a letter from Pauline Micelli, MRC’s Senior VP of TV Business and Legal Affairs, Micelli explained that the crew would be put on an extended, paid two-week hiatus. Production is expected to resume on Dec. 8. However, “a small contingency of office/accounting staff who will remain in the production office on a continuous basis.”
Kevin Spacey is facing new sexual misconduct allegations from employees on the “House of Cards” set days after Netflix halted production on the series.
CNN reports that eight people have come forward to disclose that Spacey had sexually harassed male crew members over the course of the series’ six-season run.