Robin Wright speaks about ex-'House of Cards' star Spacey

Yolanda Curtis
July 11, 2018

While it's unclear how the show will write off Frank Underwood, a Fourth of July teaser revealed that Claire would take over as President of the United States. But she didn't press her on what I consider to be unsatisfactory answers. Following the allegations against Spacey, in October 2017, Netflix announced the show's upcoming sixth season would be its last and Spacey was sacked from the show.

Spacey, 58, was sacked from the sixth and final season of the Netflix political drama in November, days after actor Anthony Rapp accused him of making a sexual advance toward him in 1986 when Rapp was 14. It also may prove legally necessary, if the House of Cards production assistant who says he found Spacey's hand unwelcomely down his trousers decides to sue.

The interview, with Today co-host Savannah Guthrie, would have been organised to effectively head off questions from the wider media about Spacey as the series begins a pre-launch marketing campaign.

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The impending tell-all comes after fresh allegations of sexual assault were aimed at 58-year-old Spacey.

"We were coworkers, really", she continued.

Last week it emerged that London's Metropolitan Police are investigating three new claims of sexual assault by actor Kevin Spacey. One former production assistant claimed that the actor had groped his crotch as they drove to set together. "There's a conditioning. And changing the condition of men is what needs to happen". She maintains that their relationship was professional and she did not know the actor outside of work. "That's my personal experience", Wright said. Why is it so hard to say, "Yes, it's a good thing Netflix fired my former co-star, alleged prolific sexual predator, Kevin Spacey, and if the allegations prove true, I hope he goes to jail".

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House of Cards castmembers Michael Kelly and Constance Zimmer also sat down with Guthrie on the Today Show to speak about the first table read without Spacey.

"Was there any kind of red flag, or anything that would have made you think this was possible?"

Robin, who plays Claire Underwood in the hit series, insists that she only knew him as the "incredible craftsman that he is" while the cameras were rolling.

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During the interview, Pearce was asked about working with Spacey on 1997 crime drama "LA Confidential", and his response suggested he may have experienced some form of sexual harassment.

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