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Spacey ordered to pay $31 million to House of Cards producer

That’s gotta hurt.

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by Anonymousreply 48November 29, 2021 2:43 AM

OP- I’m SLOW today. When I first glanced at the title of your thread I thought you were referring to Sissy Spacek.

by Anonymousreply 1November 22, 2021 7:35 PM

Does he even have that much money left?

by Anonymousreply 2November 22, 2021 7:38 PM

R2- Did he ever have that much money to begin with?

by Anonymousreply 3November 22, 2021 8:21 PM

I will not be ignored!

by Anonymousreply 4November 22, 2021 9:36 PM

Can Anthony Rapp lend him some RENT money? Or STAR TREK residuals?

by Anonymousreply 5November 22, 2021 10:08 PM

Anthony Rapp was in Star Trek?

by Anonymousreply 6November 22, 2021 10:17 PM

Ha ha!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 7November 23, 2021 3:49 AM

Maybe this will cause him to re-think his behavior........nah

by Anonymousreply 8November 23, 2021 4:26 AM

Oh no! He won't even have enough dough left to buy Anthony Rapp some much needed Crest White Strips!

by Anonymousreply 9November 23, 2021 4:38 AM

But what about my 40 million????? I was gonna retire with that!!

by Anonymousreply 10November 23, 2021 4:42 AM

R3 It sounds to me like they want everything back that they paid him. .. Back when "House of Cards" was on, one report said Spacey was making $500,000 per episode. Another report in Forbes during that time, once listed him as the 12th highest paid actor on TV, saying he was being paid $10.5 million in 2016. (There were 13 episodes that year). .. So since he appeared in a total of 65 episodes, the math kind of works... lol

by Anonymousreply 11November 23, 2021 4:57 AM

Why? Wasn't he asked to leave?

by Anonymousreply 12November 23, 2021 5:03 AM

"He won't even have enough dough left to buy Anthony Rapp some much needed Crest White Strips!"

Maybe you can lend some hair-in-a-can to your idol, Kevin, since he won't have too much money left

by Anonymousreply 13November 23, 2021 5:04 AM

Didn’t they look the other way for all those years according to CNN?

by Anonymousreply 14November 23, 2021 5:10 AM

What bullshit. They should have stood by him instead of being trendy. I hope he assures them they will never get a dime and fights it.

by Anonymousreply 15November 23, 2021 5:14 AM

Yeah I hope he keeps the money.

by Anonymousreply 16November 23, 2021 5:17 AM

R15 Agreed.. Regardless of his indiscretions he still did a great job on the series money he worked hard for. His career is already ruined enough.

by Anonymousreply 17November 23, 2021 5:19 AM

Geez. He was so entertaining on the show. Worth every penny in entertainment value.

by Anonymousreply 18November 23, 2021 5:21 AM

He probably has all his assets stashed away in offshore accounts.

by Anonymousreply 19November 23, 2021 5:29 AM

Who made the Arbitrator the Judge, Jury and Executioner? He's never been convicted in a court of law, or sentenced.

by Anonymousreply 20November 23, 2021 5:47 AM

Spacey agreed to binding arbitration in his contract. Courts enforce arbitration agreements.

by Anonymousreply 21November 23, 2021 5:49 AM

He's also been doing real estate over the years. A few years ago, he sold one place in L.A. for $11 million that he'd bought for around $2.1 million.

by Anonymousreply 22November 23, 2021 6:15 AM

Kevin Spacey raped me.

by Anonymousreply 23November 23, 2021 6:18 AM

I'm in show biz, but I'm very wary of people having their careers and bank accounts ruined because they're acknowledged as assholes. Lots of people are jerks, but companies acting like they must offer "safe spaces" for all is a bit ridiculous. Sure, get rid of criminals, but what I'm hearing more of is "He just made me feel bad and nervous" which is not a high enough bar to be destroyed.

by Anonymousreply 24November 23, 2021 6:49 AM

If he is into real estate then he knows he should have bought a 50 million dollar mansion in Florida. BK courts cant touch it in that state. Why do you think OJ and a lot of drug dealers live there?

by Anonymousreply 25November 23, 2021 6:57 AM

R2 & R3 - Remember, Kevin had 30 years of work in TV, movies and theater. And then he did commercials, was on the speech circuit and had other ventures. He should have the money but this is a definite dent in his retirement.

by Anonymousreply 26November 23, 2021 10:45 AM

R20 & R21 - This was a non binding arbitration. If it was binding, then Kevin would've never been able to appeal the original decision from 18 months ago. Also, MRC has to go to court to get the judgement legal enforced.

by Anonymousreply 27November 23, 2021 10:48 AM

What exactly happened on the HoC set?

by Anonymousreply 28November 23, 2021 10:51 AM

What exactly is he in trouble for? From what I've read he seems to come on a little too strong at times, which can be annoying, but otherwise I'm at a loss as to what he did that made him persona non grata?

by Anonymousreply 29November 23, 2021 7:58 PM

Didn’t he stick his finger up some guy’s asshole? I also seem to recall him assaulting a driver who was bringing him to the set.

by Anonymousreply 30November 23, 2021 8:04 PM

R27, the contract states:

[quote] All disputes, claims or controversies (‘Dispute’) in connection with Lender’s and Player’s engagement with respect to the Series shall be resolved by mediation and, if Studio and Lender and Player are unable to resolve any such Dispute by mediation, by binding arbitration under the JAMS/Endispute [ ] Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures in effect as of the date hereof, including the JAMS appeal procedure.”

by Anonymousreply 31November 23, 2021 8:43 PM

Just like Rapp who got Rapped, not Raped... which translates to "Nothing happened at all."

by Anonymousreply 32November 23, 2021 10:47 PM

They made a fortune off Spacey already.

by Anonymousreply 33November 24, 2021 12:52 AM

I'm on team Spacey.

Only becuase I have been told I kind of look like him and I would rather be recognized as that famous actor and not the famous pedo.

by Anonymousreply 34November 24, 2021 7:09 AM

This is bullshit.. They are the ones who ruined the value of the show by filming that fucking terrible “girl power” final season with Robin Wright.

by Anonymousreply 35November 24, 2021 12:43 PM

[quote]If he is into real estate then he knows he should have bought a 50 million dollar mansion in Florida.

I have an 800 sf condo in Miami that he can have for a measly $21.7 million.

by Anonymousreply 36November 24, 2021 12:47 PM

I loved that show, and I was heartbroken at him having to leave.

OTOH, I'm not sure that's worth $31 mil.

by Anonymousreply 37November 24, 2021 12:51 PM

R24 must be a rapist

by Anonymousreply 38November 25, 2021 11:51 PM

Even before the sexual harassment/assault scandal Kevin Spacey was known to be an awful human being. So I don't feel sorry for Spacey. And his behavior since the shit hit the fan has just been bizarre. He really is fucked up.

by Anonymousreply 39November 26, 2021 12:30 AM

[Quote]Attorneys on both sides took depositions from more 20 people, leading up to an eight-day confidential arbitration hearing in February 2020. The arbitrator issued a 46-page ruling in July 2020, which remains confidential

I'd like to see this.

Still, this sounds like BS. If the condemnation was so great the company would be just as liable for not putting a stop to the "toxic" environment sooner.

by Anonymousreply 40November 26, 2021 12:39 AM

[quote]Didn’t he stick his finger up some guy’s asshole?

Did he?

by Anonymousreply 41November 26, 2021 12:53 AM

The 31 million is the money they lost from having to pull him from the show.


All the episodes that had to be re-written (on the fly) and the fact that the they couldn't film a normal number of episodes because of the delay caused by the re-writing, so they lost money delivering only a fraction of episodes that they were contractually obligated to deliver.

by Anonymousreply 42November 27, 2021 7:44 AM

Didn’t they look the other way while he was harassing crew members for five years? Fuck them.

by Anonymousreply 43November 27, 2021 8:08 AM

Maybe the $31 million is to be distributed to those he harassed on set, so they don’t all have to sue him (or the network) individually.

by Anonymousreply 44November 27, 2021 8:23 AM

Poor Anthony. Kevin’s not gonna have enough money to pay him now.

by Anonymousreply 45November 27, 2021 7:37 PM

R44 - All that money is to pay back MRC. The statute of limitations for individual sexual harassment cases has already passed. This was a breach of contract lawsuit, not a sexual harassment lawsuit.

[quote]so they lost money delivering only a fraction of episodes that they were contractually obligated to deliver.

Exactly. A lot of people didn't understand that MRC was paid less money because they only delivered 8 episodes to Netflix, not the contracted 13.

by Anonymousreply 46November 28, 2021 7:02 PM

They shouldn’t have been paid anything for that god awful last season.

Robin Wright really stunk up that show. I was always hoping Frank would kill her.

by Anonymousreply 47November 28, 2021 7:24 PM

DL lawyers, what happens now in this case?

by Anonymousreply 48November 29, 2021 2:43 AM
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