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Judi Dench 'Can't Approve' of Kevin Spacey's Treatment

Are we going to cut anyone who misbehaves out of films, she wonders
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 26, 2018 10:10 AM CDT
Dame Judi Dench, left, and Kevin Spacey pose for photographers at the Olivier Awards at the Royal Opera House in London on April 12, 2015.   (Ian West/PA via AP)

(Newser) – Count Dame Judi Dench as a Kevin Spacey supporter, despite the sexual misconduct allegations against the actor. Ridley Scott cut Spacey's scenes out of All the Money in the World after the scandal broke, replacing Spacey with Christopher Plummer, and on Tuesday, Dench said she "can't approve, in any way," of the move, which she suggested set a bad precedent. "Are we to go back throughout history now and anyone who has misbehaved in any way, or has broken the law, or has committed some kind of offense, are they always going to be cut out? Are we going to exclude them from our history?" she asked at the San Sebastian Film Festival, per the BBC. The 83-year-old also addressed #MeToo in general, acknowledging "there are many things to be redressed and made right," Variety reports. (Dench has Harvey Weinstein on her butt.)

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