Robin Wright offers first public comments on Kevin Spacey
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Robin Wright is speaking out for the first time since her “House of Cards” co-star, Kevin Spacey, was booted from the Netflix series after sexual misconduct allegations.

“Kevin and I knew each other between ‘action’ and ‘cut,’ and in-between setups where we would giggle,” Wright said in a Monday interview with NBC’s “Today.”

“I didn’t know the man,” Wright told “Today’s” Savannah Guthrie. “I knew the incredible craftsman that he is.”


Netflix cut ties with Spacey — who starred in its political thriller as President Frank Underwood — after allegations of unwanted sexual advances and harassment came to light.

Spacey initially apologized to the first of multiple accusers, but didn’t admit to any wrongdoing.

“I think we were all surprised of course, and, ultimately, saddened,” Wright said of the accusations against Spacey, who played her husband. Wright will take over for Spacey as commander in chief in the show’s sixth and final season in the fall.

Wright denied ever witnessing anything that would suggest Spacey’s alleged behavior was possible, saying, “We were co-workers, really. Never socialized outside of work. Respectful, professional relationship.”

“He was so great with me — was never disrespectful to me, ” Wright, 52, continued. “So that’s my personal experience. That’s the only thing I feel that I have the right to talk about.”

Asked if Netflix made the right move by ousting Spacey last year, Wright told Guthrie, “I don’t know how to comment on that. But I think at that time, the shock was so intense all over the nation for many reasons, many stories, many people. I think that everybody felt that it was respectful to back off.”

Allegations against the 58-year-old Academy Award winner surfaced last year as a number of accusations against powerful men in the media and politics emerged as part of the "Me Too" movement, which battles sexual harassment.

Wright said she’s experienced harassment as an actress in Hollywood.

“Of course, who hasn’t?” she told Guthrie.

“This is a bigger, broader issue, I think, which is seduction. I don’t care who you are — it’s about power,” Wright added.