People Have Complicated Feelings About “American Beauty” In Light Of The Kevin Spacey Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Rapp, now 46, said he was emboldened by the numerous women who have come forward after stories were published in the New York Times and the New Yorker about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual misconduct. He told BuzzFeed News the following about his experience with Spacey, then 26, more than 30 years ago: “He picked me up like a groom picks up the bride over the threshold. But I don’t, like, squirm away initially, because I’m like, ‘What’s going on?’ And then he lays down on top of me.”

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BuzzFeed News was the first to report that Rapp — who is known for his roles in The Star Trek: Discovery, Rent, and Six Degrees of Separation — alleges Spacey, then 26, befriended him when they were both performing on Broadway, invited him over to his apartment for a party, and when everyone else left, picked Rapp up, laid him down on his bed, and climbed on top of him.

Spacey has since responded to the allegations on Twitter.

“I’m beyond horrified to hear this story,” Spacey wrote. “I honestly do not remember the encounter, it would have been 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 behavior and I am sorry for the feelings he describes having carried with him all these years.”