HOUSEOF SCAN­DAL

HOUSE OF CARDS STAFFERS BRAVELY SPEAK OUT ABOUT MORE ON-SET ABUSE AS THE ONCE-REVERED AC­TOR LOSES HIS JOB

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Kevin has been fired from Emmy Award­win­ning drama House of Cards, with spec­u­la­tion rife over how his char­ac­ter Frank Un­der­wood will be killed off. With the show end­ing af­ter this sea­son, the fi­nal episodes will likely fo­cus on Frank’s wife Claire – played by Robin Wright.

Now, a num­ber of show staffers have come for­ward with al­le­ga­tions, in­clud­ing a pro­duc­tion as­sis­tant, who claims Kevin put his hands down his pants while they were driv­ing to the set. ‘He was a man in a very pow­er­ful po­si­tion on the show and I was some­one very low on the totem pole and on the food chain there,’ he says.

An­other crew mem­ber re­veals, ‘[Kevin] would come in and mas­sage my shoul­ders from be­hind or put his hands around me or touch my stom­ach some­times in weird ways that in nor­mal ev­ery­day con­ver­sa­tion would not be ap­pro­pri­ate.’

The first com­plaint was made back in 2012. ‘All the crew mem­bers com­mented on his be­hav­iour,’ a for­mer cam­era as­sis­tant ex­plains. ‘We have to sign sex­ual ha­rass­ment pa­per­work be­fore the start of the show and ap­par­ently [Kevin] doesn’t have to do any­thing and he gets away scott-free.’

Net­flix has sev­ered ties with the House of Cards ac­tor, and re­vealed it won’t re­lease his new film Gore

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