Actor Kevin spacey has taken the Emmy award for achievements in the television industry due to allegations of sexual harassment. However, he is still present in the list of nominees for the role of President Frank underwood in the TV series «house of cards».
The international Academy of television arts and Sciences has deprived American actor Kevin spacey award «Emmy» for achievements in the television industry after advanced to the charges of sexual harassment.
The International Academy has announced that in light of recent events it will not honor Kevin Spacey with the 2017 International Emmy Founders Award
— Intl Emmy Awards (@iemmys) 30 Oct 2017
«International Academy said that in light of recent events Kevin spacey will not be awarded the international prize «Emmy» 2017″, — informs the official website of the organization to Twitter.
While spacey is still present in the list of nominees in the category «Best actor in a drama series» for the role of President Frank underwood in «house of cards». The awards ceremony of the «Emmy» will be held on November 20 in new York.
Earlier it became known that the sixth season of «house of cards» will be his last. The news about the end of the series came in less than a day after the statement of actor Anthony RAPP, who accused Kevin spacey of sexual harassment. Commenting on this information, the star of «house of cards» confessed that he was shocked by the story, but does not remember the circumstances of the meeting. In addition, spacey announced his homosexuality.
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