Morrissey is being criticized for feedback defending Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey from accusations of sexual harassment and assault.
The former Smiths frontman informed German journal Der Spiegel he thinks Anthony Rapp knew what he was moving into.
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“As far as I know, he was in a bedroom with a 14-year-old. Kevin Spacey was 26, boy 14,” he stated. “One wonders if the boy did not know what would happen. I do not know about you, but in my youth I have never been in situations like this,” he continued. “Never. I was always aware of what could happen. When you are in somebody’s bedroom, you have to be aware of where that can lead to. That’s why it does not sound very credible to me. It seems to me that Spacey has been attacked unnecessarily.”
Since Rapp got here ahead in October, different actors have accused Spacey, and a few 20 individuals made complaints about unbecoming habits whereas Spacey was creative director of London’s Old Vic Theater.
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Morrissey additionally got here to the protection of studio head Harvey Weinstein, whose been accused by dozen of ladies.
“People know exactly what’s going on,” he provided. “And they play along. Afterwards, they feel embarrassed or disliked. And then they turn it around and say: ’I was attacked, I was surprised’. But if everything went well, and if it had given them a great career, they would not talk about it.”
The singer clarified that he condemned sexual violence, however stated in some situations its only a case of bitter grapes.
“I hate rape. I hate attacks. I hate sexual situations that are forced on someone. But in many cases one looks at the circumstances and thinks that the person who is considered a victim is merely disappointed.”
OMG. The sh*t individuals say. Dudes must cease giving interviews for awhile. Quid professional quo sexuality is mostly not the way you get a job Morrissey. Is that how you bought your file deal? While you’re mouthing off tell us the secrets and techniques of your individual “success.” https://t.co/WZwx7CriEv
— Mx Viv (@mxjustinVbond) November 19, 2017