Entertainment Robin Wright on Kevin Spacey's Sexual Assault Allegations: 'I Didn't Know the Man'

10:35  09 july  2018
10:35  09 july  2018 Source:   etonline.com

'House of Cards' teased the sixth and final season in a new video that nods to Kevin Spacey's firing

  'House of Cards' teased the sixth and final season in a new video that nods to Kevin Spacey's firing The official "House of Cards" Twitter account posted a video for July 4th featuring Claire Underwood (played by Robin Wright). The video is a tease of the final season, and nods to Kevin Spacey's firing last year.The official House of Cards Twitter account shared a video with Wright as Underwood. She looks at the camera and says, "Happy Independence Day. To Me." Then, as the show's theme music plays, the screen goes black and says "#myturn," a clear nod to Wright taking over for Spacey.

Robin Wright talks to TODAY’ S Savannah Guthrie about Kevin Spacey and denies knowing about her House of Cards co-stars alleged sexual harassment and misconduct. Robin Wright Breaks Her Silence About Kevin Spacey : ‘ I Didn ’ t Know The Man ’.

Robin Wright is breaking her silence on the allegations against her former House of Cards co-star Kevin Spacey , who was accused of sexual harassment and assault and subsequently fired from their Netflix series.

Robin Wright smiling for the camera © Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images House of Cards star Robin Wright broke her silence on Kevin Spacey, amid growing allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

Wright, 52, has played the equally formidable estranged wife Claire Underwood to Spacey's conniving and corrupt Frank Underwood on the acclaimed political drama. But Spacey's role on the show came to an end in November, when actor Anthony Rapp told BuzzFeed News that Spacey made sexual advances on him when he was 14 years old. That led to additional accusations coming to light and -- for a while at least -- an uncertain future for the popular series.

Surprised and saddened: Actress Robin Wright talks Spacey scandal

  Surprised and saddened: Actress Robin Wright talks Spacey scandal Wright, who starred with Kevin Spacey in House of Cards, says the two were "coworkers" rather than friends.House of Cards star Robin Wright has broken her silence on the subject of the show's sacking of actor Kevin Spacey last year.

Robin Wright is speaking out about former House of Cards costar Kevin Spacey , months after sexual assault allegations were brought against him. “ I didn ’ t really– I didn ’ t know the man . I knew the incredible craftsman that he is,” she explains.

Buzzfeed reports Anthony Rapp claim that Kevin Spacey made sexual advance when Rapp was 14. In response to the allegations , Spacey tweeted that he was "beyond horrified to hear [Rapp' s ] story." The (incomplete) list of powerful men accused of sexual harassment after Harvey Weinstein.

Wright has remained mum about Spacey, but is set to break her silence on Monday in an interview with Today

"Kevin and I knew each other between action and cut, and in between setups where we would giggle," Wright says in the teaser clip from the upcoming interview posted on Twitter on Sunday. "I didn't really -- I didn't know the man. I knew the incredible craftsman that he is."

Wright is credited with saving the series' final season, which will conclude without Spacey and with the additions of Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear. It's unclear how the fallen-from-grace Frank Underwood's absence will be explained, but a photo posted by Wright on her Instagram account -- a menacing-looking Claire Underwood with blood literally on her hands -- offers up some possible hints.

'I regret making it public': Guy Pearce clarifies Kevin Spacey 'handsy' comments

  'I regret making it public': Guy Pearce clarifies Kevin Spacey 'handsy' comments Guy Pearce says he regrets his comments on Andrew Denton's show Interview, where he labelled Kevin Spacey as "handsy" and said he was "thankful he was 29 and not 14" when he worked with Spacey.Guy Pearce says he regrets his comments on Andrew Denton's show Interview, where he labelled Kevin Spacey as "handsy" and said he was "thankful he was 29 and not 14" when he worked with him.

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KEVIN Spacey was one of Hollywood' s most decorated actors - known for roles in acclaimed films such as The Usual Suspects and American Beauty. The Met told Sun Online they received three more allegations of sexual assaults against the actor from February to April this year.

The final season of House of Cards is expected to be released later this year on Netflix.

Pictures: American actresses who played powerful female roles

American actresses who played powerful female roles: Seven Primetime Emmy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Robin Wright celebrates her 52nd birthday on April 8. Best known for her role as the ruthless wife of a political mastermind in 'House of Cards,' the actress has earned a spot on the list of fiercest female characters ever portrayed in film and television. In the following gallery, we present a list of other actresses who have played strong female roles and revolutionized how women are represented in Hollywood. Take a look for yourself! American actresses who played powerful female roles

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Parkville guards stood down after prisoner allegedly assaulted by fellow inmate .
Guards at the Parkville youth justice centre have been stood down as police investigate an alleged sexual assault involving two young prisoners. It is understood at least two guards have been stood down over the incident, in which one detainee allegedly sexually assaulted another at the Melbourne Youth Justice Centre in Parkville.The alleged sexual assault, which was reported in May, has been referred to Victoria Police's Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation team."Police are investigating following a report of a sexual assault at an inner Melbourne correctional facility," a police spokeswoman said.

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