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Kevin Spacey Ordered By Judge To Pay 'House Of Cards' Producers $31 Million

Kevin Spacey needs to pay up. On Thursday, August 4, Judge Mel Red Recana denied the disgraced actor's request to appeal the $31 million ruling in favor of the House of Cards producers at Media Rights Capital following allegations of sexual misconduct involving young crew members on the Netflix series. The Los Angeles judge wrote in court documents that Spacey and his attorneys, “fail to demonstrate that this is even a close case,” and, “do not demonstrate that the damages award was so utterly irrational that it amounts to an arbitrary remaking of the parties’ contracts."One of MCR's lawyers Michael...
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Kevin Spacey Ordered to Pay $31 Million to ‘House of Cards’ Makers

It’s been five years since Kevin Spacey was cut from Netflix’s House of Cards due to allegations of sexually predatory behavior. A judge ruled Thursday (Aug. 4) that he owes nearly $31 million to the show’s creators for the loss of profits that resulted from his firing, per documents obtained by EW. Allegations against Spacey, who played the protagonist in House of Cards, first came in 2017 when actor Anthony Rapp claimed Spacey, then 26, made sexual advances toward him when he was only 14 years old. Since then, more than 30 men have come forward with their own accusations — including...

Kevin Spacey ordered to pay $31m to House of Cards producers

A judge has ordered Kevin Spacey to pay House of Cards producers $31m (£25.5m) for the costs involved in removing him from the series following sexual misconduct allegations. The US actor was ordered last year to pay entertainment company MRC after claims of misconduct with young crew members, which he denies.

Kevin Spacey must pay over $30 million to House of Cards producer, judge rules

Disgraced actor Kevin Spacey must pay over $30 million to the producer of House of Cards after he was fired for alleged sexual misconduct in 2017, a judge has ruled. An arbitrator previously found that Spacey breached his contract with MRC, the production company behind the Netflix series, by violating its sexual harassment policy, and he was ordered to pay almost $31 million. Spacey fought to overturn this decision, but Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel Red Recana has now confirmed he must pay that amount, Variety reports. According to The Associated Press, the judge said the actor's legal team failed "to demonstrate that this is even a close case."

Kevin Spacey Ordered to Pay $31 Million to ‘House of Cards’ Producer for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Click here to read the full article. A judge has ordered Kevin Spacey to pay “House of Cards” production company MRC nearly $31 million for alleged sexual misconduct behind the scenes of the Netflix White House drama. Spacey, who played Frank Underwood, was kicked off the series during its sixth season after facing allegations that he had sexually assaulted and preyed upon young men, including a “House of Cards” production assistant who said Spacey groped him, prompting MRC’s investigation. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel Red Recana confirmed an award previously handed down by an arbitrator in October 2020, which consisted of...

Judge orders Kevin Spacey to pay House of Cards makers whopping $31M in firing dispute

Kevin Spacey owes nearly $31 million to the makers of House of Cards, a judge ruled Thursday, per court documents obtained by EW. The decision comes after a private arbiter found in 2020 that Spacey had breached his contract by violating the company's sexual harassment policy. MRC, the company behind the hit Netflix series, cut ties with Spacey in 2017 after multiple allegations of sexually predatory behavior against him came to light. During the arbitration process, the company successfully argued that Spacey cost them millions after his alleged misconduct forced them to remove him from the series and cut the sixth season down by five episodes.

Kevin Spacey ordered to pay $31m of House of Cards losses caused by being fired from Netflix series

Kevin Spacey has been ordered to pay the House of Cards makers almost $31m (£25m) of losses.The actor, who played Frank Underwood in the Netflix series, was fired from the show in 2017 after being accused of sexually harrassing crew members.It was Los Angeles Superior Court judge Mel Red Recana who made the ruling on Thursday (4 August), stating that Spacey, 62, must pay out $30.9 (£25.4m) to production company MRC.An arbirtrator who has been investigating the case for the last three years found that the actor violated his contract clause that demanded he act in a professional manner. As...