When Bad People Make Good Art

I grew up watching The Cosby Show. It’s hard to even think about watching it now, knowing that as it was being filmed and airing on TV, Bill Cosby was (allegedly)* drugging and raping women.

As it comes to light that Kevin Spacey, an actor who starred in some movies I loved (The Usual SuspectsAmerican BeautyBaby Driver), serially preyed upon young men (also allegedly)*, it makes me question what other terrible things have been done by people whose creative work I have enjoyed. It makes me wonder what I should do about it as a consumer of art.

The Usual Suspects. 20th Century Fox.

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