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Jon Bernthal Says Kevin Spacey Was a ‘Bully’ on ‘Baby Driver’ Set (Video)

“I just remember losing a ton of respect for him,” Bernthal says of disgraced “House of Cards” star

As Kevin Spacey continues to face scrutiny for his on- and off-set behavior, actor Jon Bernthal added to the fire, saying the disgraced “House of Cards” star was a “bully” on the set of Edgar Wright’s box office and critical hit film “Baby Driver.”

In an interview on “The Jim and Sam Show” on SiriusXM, Bernthal said how Spacey had been one of his favorite actors from a young age, having watched him perform in a West End production of “The Iceman Cometh.” But after his small role in “Baby Driver” opposite Spacey, who plays the leader of a robbery gang, Bernthal said he was shocked by the way Spacey treated cast and crew.

“The kind of man he was when I saw him, working with, made me lose all respect for him and I was enormously disappointed,” said Bernthal. “Going onto that set and working with him — I wasn’t there much and I wasn’t really in a situation to judge — but when I was there he really rubbed me the wrong way. I thought he was a bit of a bully… I didn’t really care for the way he was behaving toward some of the other people on set.”

Bernthal said he didn’t see Spacey engage in the sort of sexual misconduct that he has been accused of by actor Anthony Rapp, “House of Cards” crew members and more, but did say that Spacey harassed male crew members in a way that made him uncomfortable.

“I think he was acting toward people in a way that where I remember, at the time, thinking, man if that was a woman that he was talking to I would have done something, I would have said something,” said the actor. “And I was really happy to sort of get out of there.”

Last week, Netflix announced that the sixth season of “House of Cards” will be the show’s last, and that it was dropping all future projects with Spacey including the 2018 Gore Vidal biopic “Gore.”

“Baby Driver” follows an eccentric young driver (Ansel Elgort), a hired hand behind the wheel of getaway cars who needs an iPod playing to pull off stunts that evade police. Spacey co-starred as the mastermind of the operation. Bernthal appeared along with Jon Hamm, Lily James and Eiza González.

Watch Bernthal’s remarks in the clip above.