Hollywood actor, Kevin Spacey, has officially announced he is gay.
This is 31 years after he was accused by another actor for sexually advancing him.
Kevin Spacey, has announced that he is gay after Actor Anthony Rapp accused him of making a sexual advance on him at a 1986 party when he was only 14 years old. The 58-year-old double Oscar winner and star of Netflix series “House of Cards,” took to his Twitter to share his coming out and apolgize.
“If I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior.”
He went on say that Rapp’s accusation “encouraged me to address other things about my life.”
“As those closest to me know, in my life I have had relationships with both men and women. I have loved and had romantic encounters with men throughout my life, and I choose now to live as a gay man.
“I want to deal with this honestly and openly and that starts with examining my own behavior.”
46-year-old Rapp told Buzzfeed that in 1986, while both he and Spacey were performing in Broadway shows, Spacey invited him to a party at his New York apartment. Spacey would have been 26 at the time.
“He was trying to seduce me,” Rapp told Buzzfeed. “I don’t know if I would have used that language. But I was aware that he was trying to get with me sexually.”
Rapp’s accusation comes after more than 50 women accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of misconduct including rape, sexual abuse and harassment. His accusers include stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Mira Sorvino.
Watch the new episode of Unfiltered here:
Share your thoughts in the comment section or join the #AmoréNation community to join in the gist.
Image Credits: Kevin Spacey The Edge