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Subject: Re: Netflix Cancels 'House Of Cards', Says It's "Deeply Troubled" Over homo pedophile Kevin Spacey Claims
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Subject: Re: Netflix Cancels House Of Cards, Says Its "Deeply Troubled" Over homo pedophile Kevin Spacey Claims
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In article <ot8qd0$3e4$>, Obveeus<> 

> On 10/30/2017 10:24 PM, BTR1701 wrote:
> >   "Leroy N. Soetoro"<> wrote:
> > 
> >>
> >> netflix-season-six-1202197604/
> >>
> >> UPDATED with Netflix statement: As allegations of unwanted sexual advances
> >> in 1986 by Kevin Spacey against then-14-year-old Anthony Rapp have
> >> emerged, Netflix today decided to pull the plug on the Spacey-starring
> >> House of Cards after the upcoming sixth season next year.
> > 
> > They should just kill off Frank Underwood, have Claire assume the
> > presidency, then continue with the show.
> Good idea.
> >> "In response to last night's revelations, executives from both of our
> >> companies arrived in Baltimore this afternoon to meet with our cast and
> >> crew to ensure that they continue to feel safe and supported.
> > 
> > Oh, for crying out loud.
> > 
> > I'm really supposed to believe a bunch of teamsters and carpenters and
> > electricians are sitting around, curled into little balls, sucking their
> > thumbs and crying about feeling 'unsafe'?
> It does sound silly.  I'm guessing that the more accurate version was 
> that they sent in legal teams to question everyone and determine whether 
> they have had any problems on their set (under their watch).  Now, if 
> nothing else, they have assured that Kevin Spacey will be a pariah on 
> set during this final season.
> >> No word yet if the NYPD is looking into the Rapp claims
> >> that allegedly occurred in its jurisdiction.
> > 
> > Why would they? There's no dispute that it occurred 30+ years ago, which
> > puts it well outside the statute. And if it didn't, there's literally
> > zero evidence other than one guy's say-so. No prosecutor would even
> > consider bringing a 'beyond-a-reasonable-doubt' case against someone
> > based on just that.
> Yep...and nothing Rapp actually said even suggested an assault occurred.
> Likely, this is the 'tip of the iceberg', though, and the flood of other 
> complaints will follow (there have been 2 more already).  The police 
> will get involved if/when any of these complaints aren't in the distant 
> pass.  Weinstein and Cosby are in the same position, with most of the 
> complaints being dated and unprosecutable.  Meanwhile, the stuff his 
> brother said about their upbringing is just scary/sad...and likely telling.
> >> In what has been a career-defining and critically praised role, Spacey
> >> plays the manipulative and murderous now ex-President Francis Underwood in
> >> the Netflix series. Season 5 of the show ended with Robin Wright's Claire
> >> Underwood now in the Oval Office as America's first female POTUS as
> >> Spacey's Underwood resigned in disgrace.
> > 
> > Well, thanks for the damn spoiler, Deadline!
> Ouch.  That sucks if you really didn't already watch the most recent 
> season.  As 'jump the shark' as the spoiler sounds (and yes, this was 
> the most far fetched season yet and had people wondering how much longer 
> the show could go on), it also has just a ton of crossover vibe with 
> what went on in the real election cycle.  Worth watching.

I just hope they don't do what they did with Cosby and yank all it all 
off the air out of 'sensitivity'. I will lose my shit if I don't get to 
watch the end of the series because we have to be 'sensitive' to one guy 
over something that happened 30+ years ago.