Monday, 30 October 2017

'House of Cards' Actor, Kevin Spacey Comes Out As Gay, Apologises For Seducing 14-year-old Boy

House of Cards‘ actor, Kevin Spacey has identified as a gay man in this morning’s response to a sexual harassment allegation raised against him by Star Trek: Discovery actor, Anthony Rapp.

In an interview with Buzzfeed, Rapp alleged that Spacey “invited him over to his apartment for a party, and, at the end of the night, picked him up, placed him on his bed, and climbed on top of him, making a sexual advance”. Rapp was only 14 at the time.

Spacey responded to the claims in an official statement he shared on Twitter apologising for the incident and added that he has no recollection of the event that happened when he was 26-years-old.

He wrote, “…I owe him (Rapp) the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior and I am sorry for the feelings he described having carried with him all these years.”

Spacey also used the opportunity to make his sexual orientation public. “I choose now to live as a gay man”, he said.

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