In the wake of the report, Spacey issued a statement in which he said he didn’t remember the incident, which, according to Rapp, happened when Spacey was 26 and he was 14.
Kevin Spacey Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations
“I honestly do not remember the encounter, it would have been over 30 years ago. But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate, drunken behavior, and I am sorry for the feelings he describes having carried with him all these years,” Spacey said in a statement early Monday. Spacey also came out as gay in the statement, which was criticized by many as an attempt to deflect from the allegation.
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Netflix and MRC announced Monday that "House of Cards" would end with season six in 2018. Discussions about the end of the series were reportedly in the works since the summer, before Rapp's allegation.