Netflix has pulled the plug on House of Cards, an afternoon after its lead actor Kevin Spacey was once accused of sexually harassing a teenage boy.
The media streaming corporate mentioned it was once “deeply troubled” by way of the allegation, made by way of the actor Anthony Rapp.
In an interview with Buzzfeed, Rapp alleged Spacey attempted to seduce him when he was once 14, after a birthday celebration in 1986.
Spacey mentioned he was once “beyond horrified” to listen to the tale however didn’t bear in mind the come upon.
Kevin Spacey mentioned he owed Anthony Rapp a “sincere apology” for what he mentioned would had been “deeply inappropriate drunken behaviour”.
Spacey additionally introduced that he was once now residing “as a gay man” however the Oscar successful actor has been broadly criticized for opting for this second to return out.
Gay rights activists have mentioned linking his sexuality to an apology over allegations of sexual harassment was once damaging to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) group.
In House of Cards, Kevin Spacey performs the ruthless American baby-kisser Frank Underwood. The drama has been broadly acclaimed and filming is these days at the 6th sequence.
While Netflix has mentioned it is going to be the final, a number of reviews have urged that the manufacturers had determined to finish the sequence smartly prior to the allegation emerged.