Spacey Impeached By Netflix After Sexual Harassment Charges

Netflix had already paused production of House of Cards season 6 in the wake of the disturbing allegations made by Anthony Rapp that dated back to when Rapp was a teenager.

On November 3, the streaming service released a statement stating Netflix "will not be involved with any further production of House of Cards that includes Kevin Spacey", according to Deadline.

The company also said it will not release the film Gore, starring Spacey, which was in post-production.

Kevin Spacey has been accused of sexually harassing staff on "House of Cards". We will continue to work with MRC during this hiatus time to evaluate our path forward as it relates to the show.

It took less than a week for two-time Oscar victor Kevin Spacey to go from admired stage, TV and film star to a pariah, under investigation by the police and fired from his Emmy-winning role in House of Cards.

Earlier this week, employees from the Netflix series alleged Spacey actor made the set a "toxic" environment, with one accusing him of sexual assault. The Star Trek: Discovery actor alleged the Oscar victor had pinned him to a bed in his apartment when Rapp was just 14. Several people connected to the show came forward with sexual harassment allegations against Spacey.

Many observers thought it was an odd time for Spacey to address his sexuality or was even an attempt to deflect blame.

Netflix did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request for comment.

But unlike the bombshell dropped earlier this week about Spacey and a teenager from 30 years ago, these allegations are more recent, and they're centered right here in Maryland, on the set of "House of Cards".

Two episodes of House of Cards have reportedly wrapped production already, and the season had been nearly completely written by the time Anthony Rapp came out with the first accusation against Spacey. Now speaking to CNN, the workers (who asked to remain anonymous out of fear of professional repercussions) described Spacey's behaviour on the House of Cards set as "predatory", highlighting instances of non-consensual touching and crude comments - particularly targeting young male staffers.

"A former camera assistant said that while he was never harassed by Spacey, the actor's inappropriate behaviour often took place in public".