The most chilling thing about that Kevin Spacey video is his entitlement: to the House of Cards story, to an audience, to that audience's forgiveness on the grounds that people enjoyed watching the wrongdoing of Frank Underwood - a fictional character.
The levels of entitlement Kevin Spacey displayed in that video are damning. After all, entitlement is at the root of what leads men to sexually assault other people.
His video shows that Kevin Spacey believes himself above accountability. He talks a great game about why the truth doesn't matter, subjectivity - trying to use charisma to bypass right and wrong. And he sounds like a textbook abuser from start to finish.
He's a rich white man who has grown accustomed to power, and to weaponising that power against others - perhaps why Spacey is deliberately blurring the boundaries between himself and Frank Underwood, a character who was popular for doing exactly that.
Even the title of Kevin Spacey's video - "Let Me Be Frank" - is an appeal to the court of public opinion. An appeal for his career to continue without further interruption, without any consequences for the harm he has caused other men.
Kevin Spacey's video has convinced me of two things: 1) his guilt 2) his total lack of remorse.
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