Morrissey issues statement on controversial Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein comments

Morrissey issues statement on controversial Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein comments

The German outlet have shared the audio online after The Smiths man released an official statement saying his views had been conveyed unfairly. Since they eagerly flew from beloved Berlin to beloved Los Angeles to talk and laugh, I assumed a common understanding. In a written statement over the weekend, he specifically denied that he'd said he would kill Donald Trump or that he defended Kevin Spacey against sexual assault accusations. No, never. Would I ever support Kevin Spacey's private proclivities?

He did go on to tell Der Spiegel's interviewer: "I hate rape and I hate attack and I hate any sexual situation that is forced upon a person against their will". No, never. Would I support sexual harassment? No, never. Would I support rape?

British singer and songwriter Morrissey was heavily criticized for defending "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey during his interview with the German publication Der Spiegel.

Morrissey did not say in his statement how he was slandered, which is the act of damaging a person's reputation with a false spoken statement.

Metro.co.uk has contacted Morrissey's rep for comment. "I don't know how things are with you, but I have never been in situations like these in my youth".

"Afterwards, they feel embarrassed or disliked", he reportedly said.


'Unless you see the words form in my mouth and then you see or hear the words come out of my mouth... please, if you don't see that, I didn't say them'.

There was immediate backlash, including an expletive-filled tweet from the alternative rock band, Garbage.

When asked about Spacey, Morrissey said that the revelation made by "Star Trek" star Anthony Rapp should be evaluated since Spacey was 26 while Rapp was 14 when the assault took place in the actor's hotel room.

Now, the publication has revealed untouched audio of the interview, revealing clearly Morrissey's views on the controversial topics.

"You must be careful as far as "sexual harassment" is concerned, because often it can be just a pathetic attempt at courtship, "he was reported as saying". But we must keep it in perspective'.

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