Netflix Cancels ‘Home of Playing cards’ Amid Kevin Spacey Sexual Assault Allegations

Netflix introduced that they may cancel ‘Home of Playing cards’ a day after ‘Star Trek Discovery’ actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of sexual assault when he was 14 years outdated.

“Media Rights Capital and Netflix are deeply troubled by final night time’s information regarding Kevin Spacey,” the businesses mentioned in a joint assertion on Monday.

Rapp claimed on Sunday that the then-26-year-old Spacey drunkenly put him on a mattress to “seduce” him. “I used to be conscious that he was making an attempt to get with me sexually,” Rapp mentioned referring to the 1986 incident.

Spacey issued an apology on Twitter, saying he was “past horrified” to listen to about Rapp’s story, however added that he didn’t bear in mind the incident, although he did bear in mind being drunk.

“If I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken habits,” Spacey tweeted.

In response to Salon: Deadline is reporting that Netflix has decided that the forthcoming sixth season of its sequence “Home of Playing cards” will probably be its final. The information comes lower than 24 hours after actor Anthony Rapp accused “Playing cards” star and producer Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting him in 1986, when Rapp was 14. There may be, as of publication, no accessible assertion from Netflix — however dependable sources, together with the Hollywood Reporter and Variety, have additionally individually confirmed and reported the event.

It’s nonetheless unclear whether or not there’s a hyperlink between Rapp’s accusation, Spacey’s much-criticized apology and the cancellation of future seasons, although the timing is suggestive. Different particulars, resembling whether or not the 13-episode sixth season will come to sequence conclusion or just cease mid-narrative, are additionally unavailable at the moment. At the moment, “Home of Playing cards” is reportedly over six weeks into its capturing schedule for season six.

The Worldwide Academy of Tv Arts and Sciences have also announced that Spacey is not going to obtain an Emmy award which was scheduled to be conferred on the actor this yr.

In a tweet  the Academy mentioned “The Worldwide Academy has introduced that in gentle of latest occasions it is not going to honour Kevin Spacey with the 2017 Worldwide Emmy Founders Award”

It has additionally been revealed that Spacey flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s personal jet,the ‘Lolita Categorical’ together with Invoice Clinton.