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Kevin Spacey Walks After Groping Case Falls Apart

The accuser's refusal to testify played a big role

(Newser) - The groping case against Kevin Spacey is over. Prosecutors dropped a sexual assault charge against the actor Wednesday after signs emerged that the prosecution's case was crumbling, CBS Boston reports. Spacey, 59, was accused of groping an 18-year-old bus boy in a Massachusetts restaurant in 2016, but texts apparently... More »

Judge Agrees Case Against Spacey Is in Jeopardy Now

Accuser signals he might not testify in trial

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey's accuser asserted his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination during a hearing Monday, leaving the prosecution's case against the actor in doubt. The man took the stand during the hearing about his missing cellphone , but invoked the Fifth's protections after stepping down, CBS reports. That meant... More »

Scotland Yard Questions Kevin Spacey

Actor has a hearing in US case Monday

(Newser) - Scotland Yard has questioned actor Kevin Spacey about sexual assault allegations lodged against him in the UK. Spacey submitted voluntarily to the interview, Variety reports, which took place in the US in May. "Inquiries are ongoing," Scotland Yard said in a statement. Allegations of sexual assault of six... More »

Alleged Spacey Victim Abruptly Drops Suit

Actor still faces criminal charges in sexual assault case

(Newser) - Just a week after one of Kevin Spacey's alleged victims filed a lawsuit against the actor, the man has suddenly withdrawn it. Reuters reports that Mitchell Garabedian, the attorney for the alleged victim, said his client put in paperwork this week to drop his civil complaint against Spacey that... More »

More Bad News for Kevin Spacey

Accuser alleges assault, battery in new civil suit

(Newser) - A Massachusetts man has filed a civil lawsuit against actor Kevin Spacey, whom he accuses of unzipping his pants and groping his genitals during a 2016 encounter. "As a result of defendant Kevin Spacey Fowler's explicit sexual behavior and lewd and lascivious conduct with the plaintiff, the plaintiff... More »

New Development in Spacey Trial: Accuser's Texts

Busboy messaged girlfriend that the actor kept grabbing his privates

(Newser) - Text messages have emerged in the Kevin Spacey groping trial , and they're pretty graphic. Newly released court documents include screenshots of texts sent between an 18-year-old busboy and his girlfriend, reports Fox News . Among the lines the busboy texted to her, referring to Spacey: "He pulled my zipper... More »

Kevin Spacey Accuser Can't Find Key Evidence

Lawyer says cellphone demanded by defense is missing

(Newser) - A man who says Kevin Spacey groped him at a bar on a Massachusetts resort island cannot find the cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense, the accuser's attorney said Wednesday. Spacey's lawyers have demanded the phone so they can try to recover text... More »

Kevin Spacey Makes Surprise Court Appearance

Even though he didn't need to be there

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey unexpectedly showed up in a Nantucket courtroom Monday for a pre-trial hearing in the groping case against the actor , a surprise considering the 59-year-old actor was not required to attend the hearing and has generally tried to avoid appearing at the courthouse. Spacey's lawyer asked for access... More »

Kevin Spacey Leaves One Legal Woe, Drives Into Another

Actor pulled over for speeding outside DC after arraignment in Massachusetts earlier Monday

(Newser) - He said nothing during his court appearance in Nantucket on Monday, but Kevin Spacey likely had some explaining to do for law enforcement later that day. A Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority rep tells People that, just hours after he was arraigned in Massachusetts on sexual assault charges, the 59-year-old actor... More »

Kevin Spacey Arraigned in Sex Assault Case

Actor appears in court in Nantucket, Mass., but he says nothing

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey failed to avoid his perp walk: The actor showed up in court in Nantucket, Mass., on Monday to be arraigned in his felony sexual assault case . Spacey is accused of groping an 18-year-old busboy in a Nantucket restaurant in 2016, and the busboy reportedly has video proof . Spacey... More »

Kevin Spacey Delivers Pizza to Paparazzi

But he still doesn't want to appear at his arraignment

(Newser) - First, he released a bizarre video channeling his House of Cards character. Now Kevin Spacey is apparently trying to woo the paparazzi. Or at least feed them. TMZ reports that Spacey hand-delivered a Domino's pizza on Sunday to a photographer staking him out in Baltimore. (You can see video... More »

Kevin Spacey Hopes to Skip His Perp Walk

Lawyers ask that he be excused from his arraignment in Massachusetts

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey may have resurfaced in the public eye with a strange and defiant video , but that doesn't mean he wants to endure a perp walk into court. The actor's legal team has asked permission for Spacey not to appear at his Jan. 7 arraignment on a felony... More »

Police Report: Kevin Spacey's Accuser Took a Video

Per a police report, he sent a Snapchat video of actor groping him to his girlfriend

(Newser) - It's "the first detailed account" of the alleged incident that has Kevin Spacey facing a count of sexual assault , and it mentions video. MassLive reports on a Massachusetts State Police investigative report detailing the allegations made by the 18-year-old son of WCVB news anchor Heather Unruh. The report... More »

Kevin Spacey Breaks Silence as He's Charged With Sex Assault

The actor posted a video apparently inspired by his 'House of Cards' character

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey has broken his silence following a cavalcade of allegations of sexual assault and just as reports emerged that he's being charged for allegedly putting his hands down the pants of a newscaster's teen son in a Nantucket bar. Per Fox News , in the YouTube video , titled... More »

Alex Trebek Weighs in on #MeToo Movement

The Jeopardy host recently called it a 'scary time for men'

(Newser) - Alex Trebek has offered his two cents on the #MeToo movement, but not everyone will be happy with his take. In a recent interview with Vulture , the Jeopardy host called it a "scary time for men" but said he's never been "in a position of power where... More »

Masseur Sues Kevin Spacey

Alleged sexual battery occurred in 2016, within statute of limitations

(Newser) - A male massage therapist is suing Kevin Spacey for alleged sexual battery, and the case could have criminal implications for the fallen actor. The masseur alleges that Spacey forced him to touch the actor's genitals, tried to force a kiss, and even blocked the masseur from leaving the room... More »

Judi Dench 'Can't Approve' of Kevin Spacey's Treatment

Are we going to cut anyone who misbehaves out of films, she wonders

(Newser) - Count Dame Judi Dench as a Kevin Spacey supporter, despite the sexual misconduct allegations against the actor. Ridley Scott cut Spacey's scenes out of All the Money in the World after the scandal broke, replacing Spacey with Christopher Plummer, and on Tuesday, Dench said she "can't approve,... More »

It Doesn't Look Good for Frank Underwood

Netflix appears to tease the death of Kevin Spacey's 'House of Cards' character

(Newser) - Netflix didn't just pull the plug on Kevin Spacey . His House of Cards character Frank Underwood looks to have kicked the bucket in a new 25-second teaser for the show's upcoming sixth season. It features Claire Underwood, played by Robin Wright, addressing Frank's grave, sitting next to... More »

Los Angeles DA Declines to Charge Spacey, Seagal

But they are accused in other cases still under review

(Newser) - The Los Angeles district attorney's office announced Tuesday the result of three probes by its Hollywood sex crimes task force, and in all three cases no charges will be filed. Details from USA Today and Variety :
  • Kevin Spacey will not face charges related to allegations that he sexually assaulted
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Kevin Spacey's Latest Movie Redefines 'Flop'

'Billionaire Boys Club' made $126 in theaters on Friday

(Newser) - The hits just keep on coming for Kevin Spacey, but they're not of the box-office hit variety: Spacey's latest film, which wrapped well before he was accused of sexual assault , was released on video on demand last month and whimpered into theaters on Friday. Specifically, 10 theaters and... More »

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