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At the time, Rap was 14 and Spacey was Kevin Spacey has come out as gay as part of his response to Star Trek and Rent actor Anthony Rapp coming forward Sunday with an allegation that the House of Cards star made an unwanted sexual advance towards him when Rapp was just But if I did behave as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior, and I am sorry for the feelings he describes having carried with him all these years. As those closes to me know, in my life, I have had relationships with both men and women. I have loved and had romantic relationships with men throughout my life, and I choose now to live as a gay man. I want to deal with this honestly and openly and that starts with examining my own behavior.
Kevin Spacey walks his dog in London in rare sighting
I honestly do not remember the encounter as it would have been over 30 years ago. But if I did behave then as he describes I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior and I am sorry for the feelings he described having carried with him all these years. Spacey also wrote, "This story has encouraged me to address other things in my life I have loved and had romantic encounters with men throughout my life, and I choose now to live as a gay man. While many fans have reacted in support of Spacey's coming out about his long-rumored sexuality, there has also been a big backlash online over his decision to come out in an apology for his past behavior.
The first accusation of sexual misconduct against Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey landed on Oct. In the same statement, he came out as gay for the first time in public, infuriating gay rights advocates who viewed his acknowledgment as a false conflation of homosexuality with pedophilia in an attempt to distract attention from the underlying accusation. He continued, saying Spacey gave him an expensive watch to buy his silence. Dawes said it was "awkward" but not intimidating, and they left without incident. It was pretty clear.