(CNN)Production on the sixth and final season of "House of Cards" has been halted after star Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual assault by an actor who claims he was a minor at the time of the alleged incident. Spacey issued a statement late Sunday, claiming he did not recall the incident but apologized for what he said would have been "inappropriate drunken behavior.""But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for
House of Cards executive producer and actor Kevin Spacey allegedly sexually assaulted actor Anthony Rapp when he was 14, according to a story BuzzFeed News broke late Sunday night. And now Spacey’s apology has left LGBTQ activists livid—especially since he used the allegations as an opportunity to come out about his sexuality. According to BuzzFeed’s interview with Rapp, in 1986, Spacey allegedly invited the then-teen actor into his apartment for a party. After the night ended, Spacey reportedly hoisted Rapp onto his bed, rested on
On a 2005 episode of "Family Guy," Seth Macfarlane made a joke that seemingly referenced Spacey's sexual misconduct.Image: al selb/los angeles times via getty images/pete pavorich pool/getty imagesThe first person to technically break the Kevin Spacey sexual misconduct story was a 1-year-old animated boy named Stewie. In a 2005 episode of Family Guy, Stewie runs through a giant crowd crying, "Help! I've escaped from Kevin Spacey's basement! Help me!" As a diaper-wearing fictional child, Stewie doesn't have enough credibility
Washington (CNN)David Letterman, the longest-serving host in US late-night television, was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday.Letterman ended his late-night television career in May 2015, after spending more than three decades on late-night television on NBC and CBS.
The X Factor returns with ratings low 22 things you need to know about Blue Planet II The verdict on Strictly's new head judge Shirley Ballas This weekend marked the first two live shows of this series for The X Factor - but Simon Cowell was absent from both.The judge was injured after falling down a staircase in his west London home on Friday. Image copyright PA Image caption simon Rimmer became the sixth contestant to leave Strictly Come
In a statement on Sunday, Mr Langley confirmed he had left Coronation Street but denied any claims of wrongdoing.He said: "Sadly, I will no longer be working on Coronation Street. Acting on the show has been the fulfilment of a personal dream."I will make a further statement in due course, and when I am able to do so."The actor played Todd Grimshaw, the first openly gay character in the soap's 57-year history, after first joining the programme in 2001.
Breaking the mold after recent seasons, the Doctor will have three companions in season 11 of Doctor Who. The BBC announced the casting news on Sunday, with three actors joining Jodie Whitaker‘s 13th Doctor. British actor and TV presenter Bradley Walsh will play a character named Graham, with Tosin Cole playing Ryan and Mandip Gill playing Yasmin. This confirms the widespread rumors of Bradley Walsh’s casting, while Cole and Gill avoided speculation—perhaps because many fans expected the Doctor to have just
(CNN)Two simple words became a rallying cry on Twitter to stand against sexual harassment and assault.Social media was flooded with messages Sunday, mostly from women, who tagged their profiles to indicate that they have been sexually harassed or assaulted.