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Kevin Spacey Makes First Public Appearance Since 2017

He thanks Italian museum for having the 'balls' to honor him

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey, who was just hit with new sexual assault charges in November and pleaded not guilty to them three days ago, is fairly controversial these days. But not to the National Cinema Museum in Turin, Italy, which honored the actor with a lifetime achievement award Monday. Spacey, who attended...

New Sex Assault Charges for Kevin Spacey

7 charges in UK stem from alleged assaults on one man from 2001 to 2004

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey is now charged with sexually assaulting a fourth man in Britain. The actor who formerly ran London's Old Vic Theatre has pleaded not guilty to five sexual offenses against three men , now in their 30s and 40s, between 2005 and 2013, with the case headed to trial...

Jury Backs Spacey in Sexual Assault Trial

Panel deliberates less than 90 minutes in suit brought by fellow actor

(Newser) - A Manhattan jury found Kevin Spacey not liable Thursday for battery in a sexual abuse lawsuit brought by a fellow actor. The panel of six men and six women deliberated for less than 90 minutes, NBC News reports. When the verdict was read in court, Spacey hugged one of his...

Emotional Spacey Tells Court He Was Raised by a 'Neo-Nazi'

Actor takes stand for first time in New York trial

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey denied the sexual abuse allegations against him Monday in testimony that included an emotional description of an upbringing he described as "humiliating and terrifying." "I have never talked about these things publicly," Spacey said in federal court in New York, NBC News reports. "...

Anthony Rapp Acknowledges a Discrepancy in His Kevin Spacey Story

Actor concedes on the stand that he was not actually inspired by Lupita Nyong'o

(Newser) - While testifying Tuesday in Kevin Spacey's trial, Spacey's accuser Anthony Rapp acknowledged a discrepancy in his account of why he decided to come forward with sexual abuse accusations against the actor. In their opening statement, Rapp's lawyers said he was inspired to come forward after Lupita Nyong'...

Lawyer: Spacey Accuser Was 'Frozen' as Actor Lay on Him

Anthony Rapp is expected to testify himself as civil trial on alleged sex abuse continues in NY

(Newser) - If Kevin Spacey was bothered by the testimony this week of a man who says the actor sexually abused him when he was 14 and Spacey was 26, the 63-year-old actor didn't show it. NBC News reports Spacey "seemed relaxed" on the first day of his civil trial...

Kevin Spacey Goes on Trial in New York Thursday

Anthony Rapp alleges actor tried to abuse him when he was 14

(Newser) - Almost five years after Rent star Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey of trying to molest him when he was 14 years old, Spacey's trial is set to begin in a federal court in New York City. Rapp is seeking $40 million in compensatory and punitive damages in the civil...

Judge: Kevin Spacey Owes House of Cards Producer $31M

Arbitrator's ruling has been upheld

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey has lost his bid to have an arbitrator's ruling against him thrown out and he now owes House of Cards production company MRC $31 million. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel Red Recana upheld the 2020 ruling against Spacey on Thursday, Variety reports. He said that for...

Kevin Spacey Pleads Not Guilty, Faces Trial in UK Next Year

He's pleaded not guilty to 5 sexual assault charges

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey, who said in May that he would go to Britain to defend himself against sexual assault charges, will be going on trial next year. The actor arrived at London's famed Old Bailey court Thursday morning to formally enter a plea, Sky News reports. He pleaded not guilty...

Kevin Spacey Gets Bad News From Judge

Anthony Rapp's sexual assault lawsuit against him can move forward, judge rules

(Newser) - A sex-assault civil lawsuit against actor Kevin Spacey can proceed in federal court in New York City, a federal judge ruled Monday, per the AP . Judge Lewis A. Kaplan said in a written ruling that the allegations that actor Anthony Rapp brought against Spacey established an issue of material fact...

Kevin Spacey Faces New Sexual Assault Charges
Kevin Spacey: I'm Going
to UK to Clear My Name

Kevin Spacey: I'm Going to UK to Clear My Name

Actor says he is 'confident' he will be cleared of latest abuse allegations

(Newser) - Update: Kevin Spacey says he will travel to Britain to defend himself in court against new allegations of sexual abuse and is "confident" he'll be cleared. In a statement released by his attorney on Tuesday, the actor said he will "voluntarily appear in the UK as soon...

Kevin Spacey Loses $31M House of Cards Case

Arbitrator found sexual misconduct allegations credible

(Newser) - An arbitrator has decided that sexual harassment and misconduct claims against Kevin Spacey are credible—and that he now owes the producers of House of Cards almost $31 million. The ruling from October 2020 was made public Monday when production company MRC filed to have it upheld, Variety reports. An...

Vanessa Redgrave: I'm Not in Kevin Spacey Comeback Movie

Actress distances herself from reports that named her as a co-star

(Newser) - Well, nevermind: Vanessa Redgrave is not appearing alongside Kevin Spacey in what's being widely billed as his "comeback" film. The actress was said to have a role in L’uomo Che Disegnò Dio, or The Man Who Drew God, directed by Franco Nero, Redgrave's husband since 2006....

Kevin Spacey Lands Role in a Movie
Kevin Spacey
Lands Role
in a Movie

Kevin Spacey Lands Role in a Movie

Disgraced actor gets small part in Italian film

(Newser) - Someone wants to make a movie with Kevin Spacey again. Spacey has two Oscars—for American Beauty and The Usual Suspects—but he hasn't been seen in Hollywood much since allegations of sexual abuse surfaced in 2017. Now Variety reports that he's landed a small role in an...

Kevin Spacey Accuser Can't Stay Anonymous, Judge Says

Man known only as 'CD' says actor abused him as a teenager

(Newser) - A man accusing Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey of sexually abusing him in the 1980s when he was 14 cannot proceed anonymously in court, a judge ruled Monday. US District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan in Manhattan refused to let the man proceed only as “C.D.” in a lawsuit...

Kevin Spacey's Christmas Eve Message: 'It Gets Better'

Actor speaks to everyone feeling despondent amid the holidays

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey, apparently like the pope , has delivered his annual Christmas Eve message, but this year the controversial actor struck a less-weird , more somber tone geared at those to whom the holiday season brings utter desolation and hopelessness instead of peace and joy. Spacey posted a 2.5-minute video, dressed...

Lawsuit Accuses Spacey of Molesting 2 Teenagers

Men say he abused them as 14-year-olds

(Newser) - Two men have filed a lawsuit against Kevin Spacey under New York's Child Victims Act, which extended the state's statute of limitations for child sex abuse. Both plaintiffs accuse the actor of abusing them in the 1980s when they were around 14 years old, the New York Times...

Ghislaine Maxwell's Arrest Was Far From Genteel

The disgraced British socialite was arrested by more than 20 armed law officers

(Newser) - Turns out Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest was no small affair. The alleged madam—who's accused of delivering underaged girls to infamous pedophile Jeffrey Epstein—was collared by more than 20 armed police and agents who stormed her private New Hampshire retreat, the Guardian reports. Seems they kicked down the...

Kevin Spacey Compares Your Pain to His Pain

The actor compares his banishment to the pandemic lockdown

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey is back in the news for the first time in months—this time for comparing his professional exile to the lockdown triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, Mediaite reports. "I don't often like to tell people that I can relate to their situation because I think it...

After Accuser's Death, Kevin Spacey Settles Suit

But no details were made public

(Newser) - After one of Kevin Spacey's accusers died, it was not clear what would become of the lawsuit that accuser had filed against the actor. Now, the answer: Spacey has settled the suit from an anonymous massage therapist who accused Spacey of trying to kiss him and of twice forcing...

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