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Fri Aug 5, 2022, 07:20 AM

Kevin Spacey Ordered to Pay $31 Million to 'House of Cards' Producer for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

This: "The arbitrator viewed videotaped deposititon testimony and found that Spacey violated MRC’s sexual harassment policy with respect to five “House of Cards” crew members." but the show must go on !!!!!




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Aug 4, 2022 2:41pm PT


Kevin Spacey Ordered to Pay $31 Million to ‘House of Cards’ Producer for Alleged Sexual Misconduct


Kevin Spacey
AP
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Spacey, who played Frank Underwood, was kicked off the series during its sixth season after facing allegations that he had sexually assaulted and preyed upon young men, including a “House of Cards” production assistant who said Spacey groped him, prompting MRC’s investigation.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel Red Recana confirmed an award previously handed down by an arbitrator in October 2020, which consisted of around $29.5 million in damages and $1.5 million in costs and fees.

MRC had argued that Spacey owed them millions in lost profits because his misconduct forced them to remove him from the sixth season of the show, and it had to trim the season from 13 episodes to eight. Ruling in the producer’s favor, the arbitrator found that Spacey’s behavior constituted a material breach of his agreements as an actor and executive producing agreements.........................................


Despite these charges, Spacey is still set to appear in an upcoming film titled “Peter Five Eight.”

“While it’s unfortunate that increased negative press is timed with Kevin returning to work, it’s also to be expected,” the film’s producers said in a statement to Variety. “There are those who wish for him not to act, but they are outnumbered by fans worldwide who await an artist they have enjoyed for decades returning to the screen......................................

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Fri Aug 5, 2022, 12:19 PM

1. FtR: Peter 5:8



Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.


There's some serious irony going on, casting Kevin Spacey in this movie

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Fri Aug 5, 2022, 01:24 PM

2. It's just a type-cast type of thing.

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