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Old 10-30-17, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by DVD Josh
I hope you all enjoyed the shit show House of Cards became because it's over now.

How so? The Frank character is seen having male to male relations in season 2.
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Kevin Spacey comes out as gay and apologizes for alleged sex assault.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/30/entert...app/index.html

alleged sex assault against Anthony Rapp who many may know...

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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

Originally Posted by dvdjunkie32
How so? The Frank character is seen having male to male relations in season 2.
The issue isn't his sexuality it's that he's admitted to coming onto an underaged person.
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

Originally Posted by Groucho
The issue isn't his sexuality it's that he's admitted to coming onto an underaged person.
He didn't admit it though. He apologized for doing something someone else accused him of doing that he does not remember.
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

shouldn't the Kevin Spacey thread be separate since it's 2 different stories?
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Re: Decades of Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein (and others)

Originally Posted by DVD Josh
I hope you all enjoyed the shit show House of Cards became because it's over now.
House of Cards creator Beau Willimon calls Kevin Spacey allegations 'deeply troubling'
http://ew.com/tv/2017/10/30/beau-wil...tainmentweekly

Kevin Spacey Fallout: London Theatre Director, Former News Anchor Respond+
http://deadline.com/2017/10/kevin-sp...nd-1202197513/
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

Originally Posted by OldBoy
shouldn't the Kevin Spacey thread be separate since it's 2 different stories?
This thread hasn't been about just Weinstein for a long time. It has become a catch-all for all of these stories. And it was already being discussed before you created a thread.
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Re: Decades of Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein (and others)

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I bet Travolta's nervous now. I'm sure he's had many incidences that we haven't heard about yet.

Tom Cruise apparently gets NDA's signed for everything, so if he tried anything funny - it might not come out still.
Pretty sure a few of the people speaking out against Harvey Weinstein also signed NDAs (at least an assistant), but don’t care about breaking it at this point.
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Originally Posted by dex14
He didn't admit it though. He apologized for doing something someone else accused him of doing that he does not remember.
The fact that he "doesn't remember" indicates to me that he does (or did) this so often that it all blurred together. Which is even more troubling.

An innocent person would simply categorically deny it.
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NDAs don't hold up for illegal shit.
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Originally Posted by Groucho
The fact that he "doesn't remember" indicates to me that he does (or did) this so often that it all blurred together. Which is even more troubling.

An innocent person would simply categorically deny it.
I agree with all points. I was just saying that he did not fully admit it.
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

Originally Posted by slop101
NDAs don't hold up for illegal shit.
I'm sure they're worded so as not to imply anything illegal took place.
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My only issue with any of this is that Hollywood makes it a point of talking down to the rest of the country, as if we are all a bunch of backwards hillbillies and they are so smart because they are actors. Little did we all know how pathetic they really are.
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

Originally Posted by raven56706
My only issue with any of this is that Hollywood makes it a point of talking down to the rest of the country, as if we are all a bunch of backwards hillbillies and they are so smart because they are actors. Little did we all know how pathetic they really are.
Hollywood actors and execs might be sexual predators but they still didn't vote for Trump.
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Hollywood actors and execs might be sexual predators but they still didn't vote for Trump.
true but they aren't saints nor are they in anyway a reason for an ideal. They have a ton of closet shit. And this has nothing to do with trump.
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

Originally Posted by dvdjunkie32
How so? The Frank character is seen having male to male relations in season 2.
I think the attempted sexual assault and pedophilia might have something to do with it though.

Originally Posted by dex14
He didn't admit it though. He apologized for doing something someone else accused him of doing that he does not remember.
He doesn't remember because he's done it so many times. This could get really ugly on a Weinsteinian level.

Originally Posted by Perkinsun Dzees
So, Kevin Spacey's breakout role was in The Usual Suspects. And that movie was directed by....
Bryan Singer is shitting his pants as we speak.
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i loved him in the negotiator... very underrated movie
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

I don't know, when I heard Spacey's response I was thinking that if I were a Gay man I'd be pissed. I mean not only the way he has now linked Gay Sexuality and Underage Boys, something Anti-Gay folks will just love to make a big deal about...but also how it almost read like, "Hey, I was drunk and I'm gay... shit happens". It also reminded me of an "OJ defense"....By that I mean OJ denies the Black Community for years, shit does down...suddenly he's a Black Man who's a victim of the system...Spacey plays coy about being Gay for years, shit goes down...now he is publicly embracing his sexuality in the midst of adversity as some sort of shield.

Bottom line? It worked for Spacey. People are focused on HIM now and NOT the alleged victim..
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

Originally Posted by stvn1974
Hollywood actors and execs might be sexual predators but they still didn't vote for Trump.
So what they have in common is they are all rapists and Hillary supporters. Got it.

Originally Posted by raven56706
true but they aren't saints nor are they in anyway a reason for an ideal. They have a ton of closet shit. And this has nothing to do with trump.
For him, everything has to do with Trump.
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

Originally Posted by Giantrobo
I don't know, when I heard Spacey's response I was thinking that if I were a Gay man I'd be pissed. I mean not only the way he has now linked Gay Sexuality and Underage Boys, something Anti-Gay folks will just love to make a big deal about...but also how it almost read like, "Hey, I was drunk and I'm gay... shit happens". It also reminded me of an "OJ defense"....By that I mean OJ denies the Black Community for years, shit does down...suddenly he's a Black Man who's a victim of the system...Spacey plays coy about being Gay for years, shit goes down...now he is publicly embracing his sexuality in the midst of adversity as some sort of shield.

Bottom line? It worked for Spacey. People are focused on HIM now and NOT the alleged victim..
Entertainment Weekly has posted a story that Spacey is being hammered in the social media by some celebs (including Rose McGowan), who resent his coming out as a deflection.
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I think GLAAD came out against Spacey using this to come out.
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re: Sexual Harassment/Assault & Abuse in Hollywood -- Discussion

For anyone who doesn't check the TV forum... House of Cards will end after Season 6, which is currently filming.

"Multiple sources tell TVLine, however, that the decision to bring HoC to an end was made months ago and was not in response to the allegations. (A Netflix rep confirms this.)"

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“Media Rights Capital and Netflix are deeply troubled by last night’s news concerning Kevin Spacey,” the companies said in a joint statement today. “In response to last night’s revelations, executives from both of our companies arrived in Baltimore this afternoon to meet with our cast and crew to ensure that they continue to feel safe and supported. As previously scheduled, Kevin Spacey is not working on set at this time.”

We have also heard that Netflix’s Spacey-starring film Gore about the acerbic author Gore Vidal may be on the chopping block now too. The Reed Hastings-run streaming service has stayed officially silent on the sexual advance claims. No word yet if the NYPD is looking into the Rapp claims that allegedly occurred in its jurisdiction.
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