Kevin Spacey Charged With Sexual Assault in U.K.

Kevin Spacey.
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Kevin SpaceyFollowing a string of complaints that dated back nearly two decades, he was charged with four counts for sexual assault.

“The CPS has authorized criminal charges against Kevin Spacey, 62, for four counts of sexual assault against three men,” head of the Crown Prosecution Service Special Crime Division, Rosemary AinslieAccording to the statement, he stated that he was announcing the charges in a statement on Thursday, May 26. ABC. “He has also been charged with causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent. The charges follow a review of the evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police in its investigation.”

After one year of reviewing information received by them from the Metropolitan Police, CPS reached this decision. These complaints cover incidents that occurred between 2005 and 2013.

The American BeautyThe actor, who is 62 years old, has been accused of multiple counts of sexual misconduct in 2017 and assault in 2017. During an interview with Buzzfeed News, Anthony RappRapp, then 14, claimed that Spacey made sexual advances on him in 1985, when he was a two-time Oscar winner. Spacey was later accused by eight of sexual misconduct less than a week later. House of Cards employees.

Spacey was requesting unspecified treatment at the time. “Kevin Spacey is taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment,” the statement to Us WeeklyRead November 2017. “No other information is available at this time.”

Kevin Spacey Charged With 4 Counts of Sexual Assault in U.K.

Kevin Spacey.
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The New Jersey native then lost his job. House of CardsHis scenes in the film All the Money in the WorldThese were reshot with Christopher Plummer taking his place.

2019 saw Spacey’s felony indecent assault and battery charge dropped by Massachusetts Prosecutors. The Nantucket District Court Clerk’s office District Attorney Michael O’Keefe cited the “unavailability of a complaining witness” after the Baby DriverStar was accused in 2016 of groping a 18-year old at a Nantucket pub.

A trial against Spacey in Los Angeles was dropped later that year after an anonymous massage therapist, who had accused Spacey of sexual assault and battery, died. According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, they were declining the case.

Spacey, for his parts, expressed his thoughts on the charges against him in a holiday-themed clip for his fans. “It’s been a pretty good year, and I’m grateful to have my health back. In light of that, I’ve made some changes in my life, and I’d like to invite you to join me,” he said in a YouTube clip while speaking in a Southern accent inspired by his character from House of Cards. “As we walk into 2020, I want to cast my vote for more good in this world. Ah yes, I know what you’re thinking. ‘Can he be serious?’ I’m dead serious. And it’s not that hard. Trust me.”

He added: “The next time someone does something you don’t like, you can go on the attack. You can also hold your fire and do the unexpected. You can … kill them with kindness.”

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