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Liam Neeson and Sharon Stone Support Kevin Spacey’s Hollywood Return

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Liam Neeson and Sharon Stone joined with Stephen Fry and F. Murray Abraham in expressing assist for Kevin Spacey‘s return to Hollywood this week. Their feedback come on the heels of newly surfaced allegations in opposition to Spacey within the latest Spacey Unmasked documentary.

“Kevin is a good man and a man of character,” Neeson advised The Telegraph, including he was “deeply saddened” to study of latest accusations in opposition to the Home of Playing cards actor.

Spacey has not labored in Hollywood since a number of males accused him of sexual misconduct starting in 2017. In 2022, a New York jury deemed he was not liable within the assault of actor Anthony Rapp, and final summer time, he was acquitted of 9 expenses introduced in opposition to him in London. A number of different lawsuits have been dropped as properly, and Spacey has denied all allegations. This month, nevertheless, 10 extra males got here ahead with alleged abuse in Spacey Unmasked, a two-part Channel 4 documentary directed by Katherine Haywood.

“I will not sit back and be attacked by a dying network’s one-sided ‘documentary’ about me in their desperate attempt for ratings,” Spacey wrote on X (previously Twitter), in response to the undertaking, slamming the producers for not giving him time to reply.

Neeson continued this week by saying that Spacey is “one of our finest artists in the theater and on camera. Personally speaking, our industry needs him and misses him greatly.”

Stone added, “I can’t wait to see Kevin back at work. He is a genius. He is so elegant and fun, generous to a fault and knows more about our craft than most of us ever will.”

She added that it was clear younger actors had “wanted and want to be around him”, saying, “It’s terrible that they are blaming him for not being able to come to terms with themselves for using him and negotiating with themselves because they didn’t get their secret agendas.”

Abraham mentioned he would “vouch for [Spacey] unequivocally,” including, “Who are these vultures who attack a man who has publicly accepted his responsibility for certain behavior, unlike so many others?… He is a fine man, I stand with him, and let he who is without sin cast the first stone.”

Fry criticized the documentary, saying, “To continue to harass and hound [Spacey], to devote a whole documentary to accusations that simply do not add up to crimes…how can that be considered proportionate and justified?”

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