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Kevin Spacey ‘groping’ civil case dropped

Kevin Spacey ‘groping’ civil case dropped

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A man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in 2016 has dropped the civil action he filed against the actor last week.The alleged victim's lawyer said his client had filed papers on 3 July to dismiss the suit voluntarily.The civil case was dismissed with prejudice, meaning Spacey's accuser cannot refile the case later.The man had been seeking unspecified damages over Spacey's alleged "explicit sexual behaviour" at The Club Car restaurant in Nantucket.Prosecutors last year filed a related criminal case against Spacey, who has denied the man's claims.The two-time Oscar winner pleaded not guilty to one count of felony indecent assault and battery at a hearing in January. Kevin Spacey sued by alleged groping victim Kevin Spacey in court o...
Kevin Spacey in court to face charges of groping teenager

Kevin Spacey in court to face charges of groping teenager

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Actor Kevin Spacey has appeared in court to face a charge of indecent assault and battery stemming from an allegation of groping in 2016.A not-guilty plea was entered on the two-time Oscar winner's behalf by his lawyers during the hearing in the US state of Massachusetts.He is accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old male after plying him with alcohol at a bar in Nantucket in 2016.Assault claims against him have also surfaced in London and Los Angeles. What happened in court?Mr Spacey, 59, was mobbed by media as he arrived at the packed courtroom on the normally sleepy resort island of Nantucket on Monday after arriving by private jet. The actor nodded when Judge Thomas Barrett told him he was ...
Kevin Spacey: Actor charged with sexual assault in Massachusetts

Kevin Spacey: Actor charged with sexual assault in Massachusetts

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US actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenager at a bar in Massachusetts.He will appear in court on 7 January over the incident, which allegedly occurred in Nantucket in July 2016.On Monday, Mr Spacey posted a video in which he appears to deny any wrongdoing while in character as Frank Underwood from House of Cards."I'm certainly not going to pay the price for the things I didn't do," he says in the clip."You wouldn't believe the worst without evidence, would you?" he asks. "You wouldn't rush to judgements without facts." How the Kevin Spacey story unfolded What has #MeToo actually changed? The alleged victim is the son of former television news presenter Heather Unruh, who spoke publicly about the inc...
Kevin Spacey charged with sexual assault as he posts cryptic 'darkest secrets' video

Kevin Spacey charged with sexual assault as he posts cryptic 'darkest secrets' video

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The Oscar-Winning actor has been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident that occurred back in 2016.The Academy Award winner is alleged to have assaulted a teenage boy at a bar in Boston in Massachusetts.Michael O’Keefe, the Cape and Island district attorney in Massachusetts, said that the actor will appear at Nantucket District Court on January 7 on the charge of indecent assault and battery.Heather Unruh, the alleged victim’s mum claimed that Kevin repeatedly stuck his hand down the pants of her 18-year-old son. Related Articles The allegations were first made during a press conference in November 2017.As reports emerged, the 59-year-old took to Twitter sharing a video with his 4.51million followers called Let Me Be Frank.It is his first social media pos...
Dame Judi Dench criticises Kevin Spacey film removal

Dame Judi Dench criticises Kevin Spacey film removal

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Dame Judi Dench has said it was wrong to remove her "good friend" Kevin Spacey's performance in a recent film."I can't approve, in any way, of the fact - whatever he has done - that you then start to cut him out of films," she said at a film festival in Spain.She said Spacey was "an inestimable comfort" when they worked on a film shortly after her husband's death.A number of allegations of sexual misconduct have been made against the Oscar-winning actor, which he denies.The scandal prompted Sir Ridley Scott to excise his performance as oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty from All the Money in the World and reshoot his scenes with Christopher Plummer.Plummer went on to be nominated for an Oscar, a Bafta and a Golden Globe for his contribut...