Almost three years after the sex scandal that ruined his career, actor Kevin Spacey gave the first interview in which he talks about how his life has changed since the fall of 2017.
The 60-year-old actor speaks, for a podcast made for Bits & Pretzels, about the “painful” journey of the last three years, after being accused of sexual harassment by several men.
“My job, many of my relationships, my position in the film industry, all disappeared in just a few hours,” the actor complained. Kevin Spacey instantly lost the lead role in the Netflix series “House of Cards”, was replaced by actor Christopher Plummer in the movie “All The Money In The World” and has not received any role since.
Drawing a parallel with people whose lives have been turned upside down by the coronavirus crisis, the actor said he can empathize with them because he knows what it’s like to feel like the world stops instead when you lose your job or are in a situation in which they have no control.
When his career came to such a standstill, “when I had to face the uncertainty that I might never be employed as an actor again, I had to ask myself a question I had never asked myself before. before: ‘, he added.
In conclusion, Kevins Spacey concluded that “I hope I can encourage you to see an opportunity in this whole situation (the crisis caused by COVID-19) and turn this into a positive thing.”
Last year, prosecutors dropped some allegations of indecent behavior against the actor in one of the cases opened against him.