(Los Angeles) Actor Kevin Spacey owes the series’ production company nearly $31 million House of cardsHe was fired following sexual harassment allegations, a judge ruled Thursday, rejecting his appeal.
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The actor is a two-time Oscar winner American beauty And The usual suspectsThree men have also been prosecuted in the United Kingdom for four counts of sexual assault.
In 2017, Kevin Spacey was subject to a wave of harassment and sexual assault allegations in the wake of the #metoo movement and the Harvey Weinstein affair, which brought his career to an abrupt end.
After production company MRC House of cardsOn political maneuvering in Washington, the actor sought compensation for lost income due to his removal from the series.
This forced her to make a big change in the sixth season.
In 2020, an arbitrator ruled that Kevin Spacey must cover losses and expenses related to these changes.
But his attorneys said the jury foreman violated his privilege by taking into account some of the evidence.
However, on Thursday, Judge Mel Red Regana confirmed that the fallen Hollywood icon must pay nearly $31 million in damages and legal costs.
According to the jury’s findings, the judge recalled that Kevin Spacey violated the terms of the contract due to his conduct.
Kevin Spacey has always denied sexually harassing anyone.
In House of cardsThe actor played dishonest politician Frank Underwood.
In mid-July, he pleaded not guilty in London to sexual assaults committed between March 2005 and April 2013.
In the US, Kevin Spacey has been charged with indecent assault and sexual assault in the state of Massachusetts on the East Coast. In July 2016, he was accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old bar employee after he forced him to drink.
But the charges were dropped in July 2019.
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