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Zachary Quinto: ‘Sad And Troubling’ That Kevin Spacey Came Out As A ‘Calculated Manipulation To Deflect Attention’

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On Monday, actor Zachary Quinto slammed Kevin Spacey for using his sexuality as a tool to “deflect attention” from the allegations made by Anthony Rapp that the Hollywood mainstay attempted to “seduce” and molest him:

It is deeply sad and troubling that this is how Kevin Spacey has chosen to come out – not by standing up as a point of pride (in the light of all his many awards and accomplishments, thus inspiring tens of thousands of struggling LGBTQ kids around the world), but as a calculated manipulation to deflect attention from the very serious accusation that he attempted to molest one.

I am sorry to hear of Anthony Rapp’s experience and subsequent suffering. And I am sorry that Kevin only saw fit to acknowledge his truth when he thought it would serve him – just as his denial served him for so many years. May Anthony Rapp’s voice be the one which is amplified here. Victims’ voices are the ones that deserve to be heard.

On Sunday evening, Buzzfeed published an article in which Rapp, now 46, alleged that Spacey tried to molest him when he was only 14 years old. On Monday, Spacey offered a bizarre “apology,” then officially came out as gay:

Subsequently, Rapp posted the following message on Twitter:

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