Rapp recollected his encounter with Spacey in an exclusive interview with Buzzfeed News. The actor alleges that Spacey invited him to his apartment for a party in New York while they were both in Broadway plays. He stayed at the party watching television in the bedroom until after midnight, when he discovered he was the only guest left.
Rapp said he then went to leave, only to find Spacey standing in the bedroom doorway.
The Star Trek: Discovery star alleged Spacey “sort of stood in the doorway, kind of swaying. My impression when he came in the room was that he was drunk.”
Rapp said Spacey then “picked me up like a groom picks up the bride over the threshold. But I don't, like, squirm away initially, because I'm like, 'What's going on?' And then he lays down on top of me.”
The actor accused Spacey of trying to hold him down by “pressing into” him and “tightening his arms”.
“He was trying to seduce me,” Rapp said “I don't know if I would have used that language. But I was aware that he was trying to get with me sexually.”
He said he then managed to squirm away and leave the apartment.
Rapp explained that after years of keeping quiet, he now “feels compelled” to air his allegations following on from the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal.
"Not to simply air a grievance, but to try to shine another light on the decades of behavior that have been allowed to continue because many people, including myself, being silent,” he shared.
“I'm feeling really awake to the moment that we're living in, and I'm hopeful that this can make a difference.”
Spacey’s representatives have not responded to Buzzfeed's inquiries or requests from The Hollywood Reporter.
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