Kevin Spacey comes out in apology for alleged sexual advance

"The View" co-hosts discuss Spacey's statement on the allegation.
3:30 | 10/30/17

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Yesterday actor Anthony Rapp accused actor Kevin spacey of making sexual advances to him when he was 14. Spacey said he doesn't remember but apologized for what must have drunken behavior. He also used the opportunity to come out as a gay man which has people's heads explaining because people are saying it was the wrong time to do it. Deal with the accusation and then deal with coming out. It was a two part apology. He said I honestly don't remember the encounter. It would have been offer 30 years ago. If I did behave that way I owe him an apology. The second part says I'm a gay man. People tend to equate wrongfully ho ho Mo sexuality with predatory behaviors. It was an incredibly irresponsible thing to do. Your inclinations with a 14-year-old have nothing to do with your sexual behavior. Predatory behavior. Why do you think he linked them up? To distract. He's like trump trying to distract with uranium. Take your eye off the ball as you look at the squirrel over there. Adding in the drunken part. He couldn't say it was bad behavior. It was Mel Gibson's behavior. When I'm drunk I speak the truth. I wonder about that. When I used to get drunk, I never told the truth. So you never know. But the thing people are concerned about is that you know you can say listen I don't remember it. It was 30 years ago. If it did happen, I'm sorry. But you don't need to then say by the way I'm going to live my life as a gay man. It does give that conversation that people like to have abopt gay people and -- I think he's -- It gives them a reason to hold on to it. So it was really a dumb thing to say. Wanda Sykes said you don't get to hide under the rainbow. You've don't get to say you're gay when you're being accused of pedophilia. The distraction worked. There were a lot of people saying Kevin spacey comes out as gay. It really worked in his favor. It just exacerbates like you were saying Sara really old steer I don't type from the '50s about gay people and pedophilia. It's so dangerous and so as you said -- You linked it to the bathroom too. My planting fear you have people worried about going to the bathroom with a transgender person. He banked on everyone falling for that part and not hearing it was a 14-year-old boy. Was Thi his first time coming out as a gay man. It's been a not so secret. Fooling no one all these years.

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