It comes after Buzzfeed first exposed sexual assault claims against Spacey in an interview with actor Anthony Rapp, who accused the actor of forcing himself on him when he was only 14 years old.
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Rather than deny the incident, which was alleged to have been in 1986, Spacey said while he didn’t remember, he apologised anyway. In a statement Spacey also revealed he was gay.
He explained: “I have a lot of respect and admiration for Anthony Rapp as an actor. I’m beyond horrified to hear his story. 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 behaviour, and I am sorry for the feelings he describes having carried with him all these years.”
Spacey is reportedly now seeking “evaluation and treatment”.
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