When in Rome ... Kevin Spacey slinks out of hiding

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When in Rome ... Kevin Spacey slinks out of hiding

Actor reads poem about an exhausted fighter used for entertainment then left bleeding by the ringside

Patrick Sawer

For months he has kept out of the public eye, his former star status languishing under a cloud of notoriety following numerous allegations of sexual assault.

But now Kevin Spacey has broken cover, and in some style, to take part in a very pointed poetry reading about a wounded performer determined not to succumb to the blows he endures.

Spacey appeared in front of the Greek statue Boxer at Rest in Rome, to read Gabriele Tinti’s poem The Boxer, about an exhausted fighter used for entertainment then left bleeding by the ringside...

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