Kevin Spacey faces four sex charges


Older brotherProsecutors charged Kevin Spacey with sexually assaulting three men following a police investigation in London.

Follow APon May 26, the British prosecuting agency (CPS) said that it had prosecuted the American actor on four counts related to actions that took place in London between 2005 and 2008 and the West of England in April 2013. .

Rosemary Ainslie – CPS leader – said that the prosecution was ordered based on the results of the police investigation. If the actor refuses to come to the UK to stand trial, prosecutors plan to file extradition proceedings with the US government.

At the end of October 2017, actor Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey of being sexually harassed in 1986, when he was 14 years old. Kevin Spacey did not admit, but apologized to Rapp, and at the same time came out that he was gay.

Then, more than 30 men accused Kevin Spacey of abusing them over the past 30 years. The actor has always denied the allegations. He appeared in court in 2019, but the lawsuits were later dropped because of insufficient evidence. An unnamed plaintiff withdrew the lawsuit. Another whistleblower died of illness. Spacey is currently being sued by Anthony Rapp in New York in a civil trial.

Kevin Spacey (wearing a mask) arrives in court in New York on May 26. Image: AP

Kevin Spacey was born in 1959, won two acting Oscars with The Usual Suspects and American Beauty. In 2013, he gained attention with the role of President Francis Underwood in the television series House of Cards.

Because of the scandal, Netflix Fire Kevin Spacey from House of Cards. Footage of actors filming in All the Money in the World also had to return, the stuntman was Christopher Plummer. Vertical Entertainment – American independent film studio – did not remove Kevin Spacey’s lead role in Billionaire Boys Clubwas still released but the film flopped, grossing only $126 on its opening day.

Kevin Spacey kisses a young girl in "American Beauty"

Kevin Spacey plays his daughter’s schoolmate kissing in “American Beauty”. Video: Amazon

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