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Kevin Spacey Loses Prestigious Award After Accusation That He Tried to Seduce a 14-Year-Old

Kevin Spacey has lost out on a special lifetime achievement TV award after allegations that he made sexual advances to a teenage boy 30 years ago.

Spacey, who has had a long acting career and most recently won acclaim for starring in Netflix’s “House of Cards,” was slated to receive the International Emmy Founders Award in a ceremony next month. The International TV Academy has said that the award is being withdrawn “in light of recent events.”

After Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual harassment and rape allegations recently became public, more people in Hollywood have been coming forward with accounts of attempted assault or worse.

Fellow actor Anthony Rapp has claimed that when he was 14, a 26-year-old Spacey invited him to a party and later in the night, got him alone and tried to get him into bed.

Netflix has since announced that “House of Cards” is ending after its sixth season.

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

GLENN: A martyr for social change. That's apparently how Harvey Weinstein sees himself. Not as an alleged rapist, serial molester, but as some sort of warrior for change all of a sudden. According to the Hollywood Insider, Weinstein is trying to spin his disgrace into a teachable moment. He's allegedly telling his friends, you know, I was born to take a fall like this, for this behavior, in order to change the world.

Wow. Sociopath? Perhaps. Completely ridiculous, absolutely.

But he is right in this: He did change the world. Every day since his scandals came to light, it seems like another Hollywood figure is outed for their inappropriate behavior. I'm waiting for this to spread to other dirtbag places, like, oh, I don't know, Washington, DC.

But it remains in Hollywood right now. This week, Kevin Spacey was accused of making sexual advances on a 14-year-old in the 1980s. And the fallout from this accusation could destroy his career.

Netflix quickly announced, next season of House of Cards -- deeply troubled by last night's news concerning Kevin Spacey, and we're going to cancel it.

Now they're saying that they made that decision long ago. But it didn't stop Netflix from taking the opportunity to create the image that they made this announcement based on his behavior.

Nobody wants to be associated with somebody who assaults another person. Ever. Spacey's behavior is unacceptable, if it's true. Weinstein's behavior, wildly unacceptable. And hopefully, Hollywood has learned a hard, painful lesson, and all of us have as well, there are no secrets left in the world. However, we really need to learn something called due process. Due process exists for a reason.

And I'm afraid that especially on Halloween, if we're not careful, this is going to turn into a witch hunt.

GLENN

INSANITY: High schooler ARRESTED after not wearing mask at school tells her story

On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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