Kevin Spacey “One Of Hollywood’s Sexual Predators”

_98610962_mediaitem98610960Entertainment company Netflix has severed ties with Kevin Spacey, star of its House of Cards show, amid a number of sex assault allegations against him.

Netflix said it would hold talks with the producers to see if production, which was suspended this week, could resume without Spacey.

Netflix also said it would not release Spacey’s film about writer Gore Vidal.

Meanwhile, police in the UK have opened an investigation into the American actor over an alleged sexual assault.

A British actor said he had woken up to find Spacey performing a sex act on him in 2008, the Sun newspaper reported. The man is said to have run from the property after Spacey allegedly said: “Don’t tell anyone about this.”

Spacey said on Thursday he was seeking treatment after facing allegations of sexual misconduct from a string of men.

Netflix suspended production on House of Cards on 31 October following allegations by Star Trek actor Anthony Rapp, who said Spacey had tried to “seduce” him when he was 14.

Spacey said he was “beyond horrified” to hear of the incident, which he said he did not remember.

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House of Cards, which is based on a BBC program, was first broadcast in 2013.

The first season garnered nine Emmy nominations, becoming the first online streaming series to win such mainstream accolades.

“Netflix will not be involved with any further production of House of Cards that includes Kevin Spacey,” a company spokesperson said in a statement.

“We will continue to work with MRC [series producer Media Rights Capital] during this hiatus time to evaluate our path forward as it relates to the show.

“We have also decided we will not be moving forward with the release of the film Gore, which was in post-production, starring and produced by Kevin Spacey.”

MRC said in a statement earlier that it was “deeply troubled” about the allegations against Spacey.

It said it had dealt with one incident in 2012 in which an unnamed crew member “shared a complaint about a specific remark and gesture made by Kevin Spacey”, that immediate action had been taken and that the issue had been resolved.

Spacey had “willingly participated in a training process”, it added.

Spacey is seeking unspecified treatment, according to his representatives, following allegations of sexual misconduct that have forced a halt in production of his Netflix show “House of Cards” and a social media backlash.

“Kevin Spacey is taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment,” his representatives said in a statement late on Wednesday.

CNN published a report in which eight current and former employees of “House of Cards,” who were not identified, alleged sexual misconduct against Spacey.

“House of Cards” production company Media Rights Capital said in an emailed statement to Reuters on Thursday that it was “deeply troubled to learn about these new allegations.”

The company said in the statement that it had handled one incident in 2012 in which a crew member it did not identify had “shared a complaint about a specific remark and gesture made by Kevin Spacey” and that immediate action had been taken and the issue was resolved.

It said Spacey had “willingly participated in a training process” and that it was not aware of any complaints since then involving the actor.

Netflix said in an emailed statement that it was aware of the 2012 incident involving Spacey and “is not aware of any other incidents involving Kevin Spacey on-set.”

Netflix said earlier this week that it was “deeply troubled” by Rapp’s allegation and suspended production of the upcoming sixth and final season of “House of Cards,” in which Spacey plays U.S. president Frank Underwood.

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Harry Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss’s son came forward Saturday to detail a shocking account of Kevin Spacey groping him while his unsuspecting father sat nearby.

Harry Dreyfuss, became the latest of more than 10 men to accuse Spacey of sexual assault.

The younger Dreyfuss said he was just 18 when he accompanied his father to Spacey’s London apartment in 2008 to rehearse lines for the play “Complicit.”

The trio had been reading the script for some time when Spacey put his hand on Harry’s thigh.

“I thought, surely he can’t be coming on to me like this right in front of my dad,” Harry wrote. “But his hand stayed there.”

Harry twice moved away from Spacey, but the lecherous actor followed him each time.

“Once again Kevin followed me, sat down, and with considerable effort, slid his hand between my right hand and my right leg,” Harry wrote.

“Over the course of about 20 seconds, centimeter by centimeter, Kevin crawled his hand from my thigh over toward my crotch. My mind went blank. Suddenly, he had completed his journey…”

“I stopped reading the script and my eyes went wide. I lifted up my head and faced him. Looking into his eyes, I gave the most meager shake of my head that I could manage.”

The elder Dreyfuss was too engrossed in the script to notice. Several years passed before Harry finally told his father about the abuse.

Kevin Spacey is a sexual predator,” Harry wrote. “But I still never thought talking about it seriously was ever an option.”

Richard Dreyfuss, in a Saturday tweet, lauded his son for telling the painful story.

“I love my son @harrydreyfuss more than I could explain with all the words in the world,” Richard Dreyfuss wrote.

“And I am so incredibly proud of him right now.”

Amid the cascading tales of abuse, Netflix announced Friday it was severing ties with Spacey and shutting down production of “House of Cards.”

Harry Dreyfuss’ account emerged hours after three more men stepped forward to describe sexual assault at the hands of Spacey.

The men who came forward met Spacey several years ago. One was a minor at the time of the inappropriate contact, and another was a journalist who alleges Spacey screamed at him for not “wanting to f–k him,” according to a story published by BuzzFeed News on Friday.

The journalist, who wanted to remain anonymous to protect his career, told BuzzFeed News he interviewed Spacey for a story in the early 2000s in his office at the Old Vic and later found himself being yelled in the middle of a bar at by the actor for not wanting to have sex with him.

“He was charming and doing impressions of Jack Lemmon and so on,” he said of the in-office encounter.

Richard Dreyfuss’s son came forward Saturday to detail a shocking account of Kevin Spacey groping him while his unsuspecting father sat nearby.

Harry Dreyfuss, in penning his story in Buzzfeed News, became the latest of more than 10 men to accuse Spacey of sexual assault.

The younger Dreyfuss said he was just 18 when he accompanied his father to Spacey’s London apartment in 2008 to rehearse lines for the play “Complicit.”

The trio had been reading the script for some time when Spacey put his hand on Harry’s thigh.

Now even ‘House of Cards’ employees accuse Kevin Spacey of harassment.

“I thought, surely he can’t be coming on to me like this right in front of my dad,” Harry wrote. “But his hand stayed there.”

Harry twice moved away from Spacey, but the lecherous actor followed him each time.

“Once again Kevin followed me, sat down, and with considerable effort, slid his hand between my right hand and my right leg,” Harry wrote.

“I stopped reading the script and my eyes went wide. I lifted up my head and faced him. Looking into his eyes, I gave the most meager shake of my head that I could manage.”

The elder Dreyfuss was too engrossed in the script to notice. Several years passed before Harry finally told his father about the abuse.

“Kevin Spacey is a sexual predator,” Harry wrote. “But I still never thought talking about it seriously was ever an option.”

richard_dreyfuss_h_2016Richard Dreyfuss, in a Saturday tweet, lauded his son for telling the painful story.

“I love my son more than I could explain with all the words in the world,” Richard Dreyfuss wrote.“And I am so incredibly proud of him right now.”

Amid the cascading tales of abuse, Netflix announced Friday it was severing ties with Spacey and shutting down production of “House of Cards.”

Harry Dreyfuss’ account emerged hours after three more men stepped forward to describe sexual assault at the hands of Spacey.

The men who came forward met Spacey several years ago. One was a minor at the time of the inappropriate contact, and another was a journalist who alleges Spacey screamed at him for not “wanting to f–k him,” according to a story published by BuzzFeed News on Friday.

The journalist, who wanted to remain anonymous to protect his career, told BuzzFeed News he interviewed Spacey for a story in the early 2000s in his office at the Old Vic and later found himself being yelled in the middle of a bar at by the actor for not wanting to have sex with him.

“He was charming and doing impressions of Jack Lemmon and so on,” he said of the in-office encounter.

But after taking Spacey up on an offer to go out for some drinks, the actor started aggressively grabbing his genitals.

“He just kept reaching between my legs and, you know, just grabbing my dick. ” “I would move his hand away, and say something that I thought was pretending was funny or whatever at first. And then I was starting to get annoyed by it, and that was pretty clear.”

The journalist even attempted to leave, but Spacey kept trying to make him stay.

“I ended up sitting back down. He kept rubbing my leg. I moved seats. He came over and sat next to me again. I was trying not to make a big scene, because I had an assignment to write about him,” the man stated.

The man also shared that no one with Spacey appeared to react to his behavior — and instead chose to turn a blind eye.

“(Spacey) came out after me and literally stood between me and the door,” he said. “This man (Spacey) was screaming in my face outside of the main bar area, red-faced, spit flying out of his mouth, screaming at me with fury because I didn’t want to f–k him. He was actually saying that I did want to and I was a coward. That was his tactic. It was unbelievable.”

The journalist recounted the story to his editor, who confirmed hearing it.

Both the journalist and editor, working at an unidentified national magazine, were ready to move forward with the story when the reporter had a realization: the story would out Spacey as gay.

“It has occurred to me since then that there’s this weird way that Spacey had discovered that the closet would shield other things,” the journalist said. “Being closeted has for him enabled him to use this privacy claim as a shield against anybody looking closely at his actual behavior. And then it may have served as this strange, protective mechanism, to say, ‘My whole sexual life is off limits because of my sexuality.’”

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Several years passed before Harry Dreyfuss (l.) told his father Richard Dreyfuss (r.) about the abuse.

Justin Dawes, who was 16 in 1988, met Spacey at the play “National Anthems” and was invited to his apartment to watch Roman Polanski’s “Chinatown.”

Instead when they arrived they were offered drinks while porn was playing on the TV.

“We all had a drink, and we were kind of like, ‘Oh, no one else is coming?’ And he’s like, ‘Oh, no one else decided to come,’ and he never mentioned that this porn was playing. It was really awkward.”

Dawes shared that Spacey, who was 29 at the time, was well-aware he was in high school. He called the experience “cringey” but “benign.”

He also added that though Spacey was “sleazy and manipulative” it was not as if the star was pushy.

Dawes, who is straight, admitted he may have given Spacey the wrong impression.

“I think I had this weird kinda like, Oh gee. Oh man, I feel bad.”

Dawes and his friend decided to leave and never interacted with Spacey after that day.

He also told BuzzFeed maybe he “should’ve realized” Spacey wanted him over for sex.

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Anthony Rapp was the first to come forward and accuse Kevin Spacey of trying to seduce him when he was a minor.

“Like maybe this was kind of a coded thing or something that I agreed to.”

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Mark Ebenhoch

A third man named Mark Ebenhoch said outing Spacey also held him back from telling his story.

Ebenhoch was a 35-year-old military adviser working on Spacey’s film, “Outbreak” — which also starred Dustin Hoffman — when an assistant of Spacey’s invited him to the actor’s trailer “to flat out engage in a sexual act.”

“It was enough to stun me. It blew me away,” he said.

Ebenhoch, who is now openly gay, was not at the time. He said he turned down the proposition and never went anywhere near Spacey on set after that.

“As a military adviser the last thing you’d want anyone to know is that you were gay,” he said.

A friend of Ebenhoch, Roy Locke, confirmed he had told him the story at the time.

Dawes, Ebenhoch and the anonymous journalist are just three of several men who have come forward accusing Spacey of similar behavior.

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Anthony-Rapp

Actor Anthony Rapp first publicly accused Spacey of trying to seduce him when he was just 14.

Eight Netflix employees recently accused Spacey of targeting young male staffers on set with “predatory” behavior, CNN reported.

One account alleged Spacey put his hands down a staffer’s pants.

Since the allegations have come to light, Spacey admitted he has chosen to live his life as a gay man and is now seeking evaluation and treatment.

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