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Actor Kevin Spacey was ordered to pay approximately $31 million by a judge in Los Angeles. MRC Entertainmentthe producer of Netflix’s hit series ‘House of Cards’ after being kicked off the show for alleged backstage sexual misconduct.
Last year, the order was dropped to pay MRC after allegations of sexual misconduct against a young crew member forced show management to dismiss him. Confirmed the ruling previously ordered in October 2018.
Spacey denied the allegations and filed an appeal to overturn the ruling.
The award ordered awarded damages of approximately $29.5 million, plus $1.5 million in costs and fees. Variety coverage.
Earlier this year, BBC reportedSpacey’s attorney said in his defense that what it called sexual misconduct on set was “sexual innuendo” or “innocent horseplay” that did not violate MRC Entertainment’s anti-harassment policy. and tried to destroy the $31 million prize.
Judge Rekana ruled Thursday that Spacey’s legal team “failed to prove this was even a close match.” Spacey therefore has to pay the prize that was originally handed out in October.
After being forced to kick Spacey out of the show’s sixth season, the MRC claims Spacey owes them damages and the production company must cut the season from 13 to eight episodes. Stated.
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