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Kevin Spacey must pay over $30 million to “House of Cards” makers, judge rules
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Kevin Spacey must pay over $30 million to “House of Cards” makers, judge rules

A judge on Thursday ruled that Kevin Spacey and his production companies must pay the makers of "House of Cards" nearly $31 million because of losses brought on by his 2017 firing for the sexual harassment of crew members.The ruling from Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel Red Recana gives the force of law to the $30.9 award in favor of MRC and other companies that produced the Netflix series by a private arbitrator who heard the case against Spacey.Recana wrote that Spacey and his attorneys "fail to demonstrate that this is even a close case" and "do not demonstrate that the damages award was so utterly irrational that it amounts to an arbitrary remaking of the parties' contracts." "We are pleased with the court's ruling," MRC attorney Micha...