Kevin Spacey pleads not responsible to 7 sexual assault fees in London

Sexual Misconduct Kevin Spacey
Actor Kevin Spacey leaves court docket following the day’s proceedings in a civil trial, in an Oct. 6, 2022 file picture, in New York, accusing him of sexually abusing a 14-year-old actor within the Eighties when he was 26.

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Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey pleaded not responsible Friday to seven fees regarding alleged sexual assaults within the U.Ok. in opposition to one man between 2001 and 2004. Spacey, 63, appeared at Southwark Crown Court by distant video to face the fees, which included one rely of inflicting an individual to have interaction in sexual exercise with out consent, three counts of indecent assault and three counts of sexual assault.

Spacey is going through a complete of 11 fees of sexual assault in Britain in complete. In July, the actor pleaded not responsible at London’s Old Bailey court docket to 4 fees of sexual assault in opposition to three males between 2005 and 2013 in London and Gloucestershire in western England.

None of the alleged victims could be recognized underneath English regulation. Reporting restrictions forestall additional particulars being disclosed earlier than trial.

Spacey voluntarily appeared at a London court docket when the primary fees have been introduced and vowed to defend himself in opposition to the fees.

Those allegations referred to a interval when he was inventive director of London’s Old Vic Theatre, between 2004 and 2015.

Jury finds Kevin Spacey not liable in intercourse abuse trial


A New York court docket final month dismissed a $40 million sexual misconduct lawsuit introduced in opposition to Spacey by actor Anthony Rapp, who claimed the Hollywood star focused him when he was 14. A choose had dominated that Rapp had introduced the case too late for a legal cost.

Spacey’s performing profession ended 5 years in the past when Rapp’s allegations emerged and he was dropped from the ultimate season of “House of Cards” and different upcoming tasks.

Allegations in opposition to him emerged within the wake of the #MeToo motion that noticed quite a few claims of sexual assault and harassment within the film trade.

He has all the time denied allegations of sexual abuse.

In 2019, fees in opposition to the actor of indecent assault and sexual assault have been dropped in Massachusetts.

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