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What's Up With Kevin Spacey's Emmys Cane?

Frank Underwood down!

Kevin Spacey showed up to the Emmys red carpet on Monday night rocking a classic black tux, with a beautiful woman on his arm (journalist Ashleigh Banfield). In his other arm: a cane. Dapper? Of course -- but also functional.

The House of Cards star revealed to Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell that he was nursing a bit of an injury from the day before. Turns out, Spacey is willing to sacrifice himself for the perfect tennis shot.

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"The cane wasn't actually planned," he said. "Two days ago on the tennis court, I strained my hamstring in racing for a drop shot -- which I got, by the way! It was the winning point, so at least there's that."

And really, that's all that matters.

Spacey is up for Best Actor in a Drama series on Monday night along with Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Daniels, Woody Harrelson, Jon Hamm and Bryan Cranston.

"It's a group of really fun actors who've done really great work," he said.

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