“Hollywood’s widening sexual harassment crisis brought forth a second actor’s allegation against Kevin Spacey on Tuesday, halted production on his Netflix series ‘House of Cards’ and prompted CBS to investigate an actress’ claim she was groped by Jeremy Piven,” The Washington Post reports.
“Mexican actor Robert Cavazos wrote on his Facebook page that he encountered Spacey at the bar of London’s Old Vic Theatre, where Spacey was artistic director, and the actor tried to fondle him against his will,” the story reports.
Spacey was reportedly artistic director of the Old Vic from 2004-15.
The theater issued a statement today expressing “deep dismay” at the allegation and adding that “inappropriate behavior by anyone working at The Old Vic is completely unacceptable.”
Meanwhile, CBS, which airs Piven’s new drama series “Wisdom of the Crowd,” said today it is “looking into” a claim by actress and reality personality Ariane Bellamar that the former “Entourage” star groped her on two occasions. Bellamar began tweeting about the alleged incidents Monday.
Bellamar, who has appeared in “Suicide Squad” and “The Hangover Part III,” said one incident occurred in Piven’s trailer on the “Entourage” set and another took place at the Playboy Mansion.
Below are two of the tweets from Bellamar …