House of Cards' Robin Wright Talks Kevin Spacey Scandal: 'The Shock Was So Intense' — Watch Today Interview

TVLine | 7/9/2018 | Rebecca Iannucci
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House of Cards star Robin Wright is speaking out about the sexual assault controversy surrounding former co-star Kevin Spacey, saying she “didn’t know the man” behind Frank Underwood.

In an exclusive interview with Today on Monday morning, Wright addressed the numerous sexual misconduct allegations leveled against Spacey last fall — several of which came from past and present House of Cards crew members — which ultimately led to his firing from the Netflix drama in November.

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“We were all surprised, of course, and ultimately saddened,” Wright told Savannah Guthrie. “We forged ahead and we were so thankful that we were able to complete the series as planned.”

Despite the accusations made against Spacey, Wright said she and the actor had a “respectful, professional relationship” on the House of Cards set, adding that Spacey “was so great with me. He was never disrespectful to me. That’s my personal experience, and that’s the only thing I feel that I have the right to talk about.”

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Wright went on to reveal that she and Spacey “never socialized outside of work” and did not develop a bond that extended beyond filming scenes together.

“We were coworkers, really,” she said. “Kevin and I knew each other between ‘action’ and ‘cut’ and in between setups where we would giggle. I didn’t know the man. I knew the incredible craftsman that...
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