Don’t count Rep. Paul Ryan among the hoards of “House of Cards” devotees.
The Wisconsin Republican says he had to stop watching the Netflix political thriller because he found the behavior of the show’s fictional corrupt politician was “so reprehensible” and “hit too close to home.”
“I watched the first couple of episodes until [Spacey’s character] cheated on his wife with that reporter. It turned my stomach so much that I just couldn’t watch it anymore,” says Ryan.
“His behavior was so reprehensible, and it hit too close to home because he was a House member, that it just bothered me too much,” the 44-year-old former GOP vice presidential nominee added.
“And what I thought is, it makes us all look like we’re like that.”