The actor — who says he’s never spoken to Spacey about the incident, though he did recount the same story with names redacted in a in 2001 — said he can be coming forward at This specific point inside wake of the allegations against Hollywood producer Harvery Weinstein.
“Part of what allowed the Harvey situation to occur was that will there was This specific witting along with unwitting conspiracy of silence,” he said. “The only way these things can continue can be if there’s no attention being paid to the item, if the item’s getting forgotten.”
Rapp said that will he’s had several encounters with Spacey in professional settings inside years since the alleged incident, recalling, “I certainly didn’t want to make eye contact with him…the item felt like I was trying to disappear.”
“My stomach churns,” he explained. “I still to This specific day can’t wrap my head around so many aspects of the item. the item’s just deeply confusing to me.”
Following the Buzzfeed report, Rapp told ET in a statement, “I came forward with my story, standing on the shoulders of the many courageous women along with men who have been speaking out, to shine a light along with hopefully make a difference, as they have done for me. Everything I wanted to say about my experience can be in that will article, along with I have no further comment about the item at This specific time.”
ET has reached out to Spacey representatives for comment.
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