Whereas many individuals could have been shocked to learn Kevin Spacey‘s apology to actor Anthony Rapp for being sexually inappropriate with the then-14-year-old actor, Seth MacFarlane and the writers of Household Man, identified for skewering popular culture, may not be on that checklist.
Quickly after Spacey tweeted his apology, which included his popping out as homosexual, a Twitter consumer uncovered a 2005 episode of MacFarlane’s animated sequence that calls out the Home of Playing cards star by identify.
Within the episode, Stewie, the child of the present’s household, runs by means of a division retailer yelling, “Assist! I’ve escaped from Kevin Spacey’s basement! Assist me!”
Amazingly sufficient, the clip aired 12 years earlier than Rapp’s Buzzfeed Information interview by which the Star Trek: Discovery star alleged that Spacey had been sexually inappropriate with him throughout a celebration on the Normal Suspects star’s house in 1989.
No clarification has been given concerning the context of the road.
In Spacey’s assertion, he wrote, “I’m past horrified to listen to his story. I truthfully don’t bear in mind the encounter as it could have been over 30 years in the past. But when I did behave then as he describes I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken conduct and I’m sorry for the sentiments he described having carried with him all these years.”
There have been many vocal critics of the 58-year-old actor’s apology, however MacFarlane is one celeb that has stored silent concerning the assertion on social media. The Ted star has additionally not commented about his present’s Spacey reference for the reason that allegations emerged.
However this is not the primary time MacFarlane or his present have make clear a long-hidden Hollywood secret.
After a number of (after which dozens) of ladies stepped ahead to publicly accuse The Weinstein Firm’s Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, harassment and rape. Web sleuths uncovered a clip of MacFarlane making a 2013 joke onstage geared toward Weinstein, who has denied all claims of non-consensual intercourse.
When saying the 2013 Oscar nominations with Emma Stone, MacFarlane made a jab on the now disgraced film mogul.
“Congratulations,” MacFarlane mentioned after saying the nominees for greatest supporting actress. “You 5 women now not should fake you are interested in Harvey Weinstein.”
After the clip of the four-year-old joke went viral, MacFarlane launched a press release on Oct. 11, explaining feminine colleague had confided in him about an alleged encounter with Weinstein years prior.
He wrote, “Make no mistake, this got here from a spot of loathing and anger.”
That leaves us questioning, what else has MacFarlane already advised us?