Kevin Spacey faces ANOTHER assault claim for ‘groping a production assistant’, the start of the canceled Netflix show House of Cards
- The 2019 lawsuit was filed by Media Rights Capital (MRC), the production company behind House of Cards, which they rented to Netflix
- It is alleged that Spacey, 61, “ groped a production assistant ” who was tasked with taking the actor to hospital after injuring his hand.
- Spacey has filed a lawsuit saying the claims are ‘exaggerated’ and MRC owes him money
- House of Cards was canceled in 2017 following a string of other sexual assault charges against the troubled actor
- Spacey has always vehemently denied the allegations of sexual assault against him
Kevin Spacey has been accused of groping a production assistant on his hit Netflix show House of Cards, which was canceled in 2017 following a string of other sexual assault claims against the troubled actor.
The latest allegation comes from production company Media Rights Capital (MRC), which is suing the 61-year-old Oscar winner and seeking millions in damages in a closed-door lawsuit filed in 2019, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Multiple sources have claimed THR that Spacey “ groped ” the PA on the set tasked with taking the actor to hospital after injuring his hand during a promotional shoot for the show.
The assistant is said to have later complained to a supervisor about the incident. It is also alleged that he groped an actor who wanted to audition for the show.
New Complaint: Kevin Spacey has been charged with groping a PA beginning of House of Cards (pictured in 2019, attending his sexual assault charges at Nantucket District Court)
DailyMail.com has contacted representatives for the actor, who have so far been unavailable for comment.
The company claims that Spacey’s alleged misconduct devalued the show, which was eventually canceled by Netflix.
Spacey has reportedly filed a counterclaim against the independent production company, which has licensed House of Cards to Netflix, claiming that the allegations of sexual misconduct and assault against him are “ exaggerated ”.
In his claim, Spacey alleges that MRC still owes him money and claims they failed to pay him after the first round of sexual misconduct allegations he faced in 2017, when Anthony Rapp claimed that a then 26-year-old Spacey sexually assaulted. when he was 14 in 1986.
Spacey alleges that MRC has unlawfully withheld its damages after the many allegations.
Starring role: Spacey as Francis Underwood on the hit Netflix show House of Cards, which has since been canceled due to his personal controversies
At the time, Spacey responded to that accusation with a clumsy statement saying he didn’t remember the incident, apologized to Rapp, and then came out as gay.
The THR report claims the two-time Oscar winner has now reached a “critical mass” of legal challenges over sexual misconduct allegations, making it “unlikely that he will ever work again.”
However, it hasn’t stopped Spacey from trying to reprise his role as Frank Underwood and make his own videos like the one from 2019 in which he advocated kindness.
Last year, Spacey complained about his treatment over allegations of sexual assault that meant ‘my job, many of my relationships were all gone within hours’.
Not anymore: Last year, Spacey complained about his treatment over sexual assault allegations that “ my job, many of my relationships were all gone within hours. ”
The actor made the comments in an interview for the Bits & Pretzels podcast, saying, “I don’t think it will come as a surprise to anyone to say that my world changed completely in the fall of 2017.”
“My job, many of my relationships, my position in my own industry were all gone within hours.”
He was dropped by the show after allegations surfaced and has remained largely unobtrusive since the sexual assault series first surfaced, aside from his occasional videos on YouTube.
He has always vehemently denied the claims. He was also removed from the completed film All the Money in the World, which was rerecorded with actor Christopher Plummer.