anthony rap has taken the stage.
the Rent actor testified during the October 11 during kevin spaceyThe sexual misconduct trial of , where he set the record straight on why he decided to press charges against the actor, according to nbc news.
In 2017, Rapp accused Spacey of acting sexually inappropriately around him when Rapp was 14 years old. During the 2022 trial, Rapp’s attorney said the actor felt compelled to take the prosecution to court. BuzzFeed News reporter after Rapp was exposed to an article where Lupita Nyong’o made a sexual harassment accusation against harvey weinstein. Harvey has denied all allegations of misconduct.
However, Spacey’s attorneys produced a screenshot of a text message conversation between Rapp and a BuzzFeed News reporter, who, as NBC News reports, apparently revealed that Rapp had filed this allegation on October 11, 2017, eight days before the article involving Nyong’o and Weinstein was published on October 19, 2017.
According to NBC News, Rapp wrote in the text message chain: “I want to talk about another very powerful person in the industry.”