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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...

Ex-Husband of Princess Dies by Suicide on Christmas Day

Ari Behn once accused Kevin Spacey of groping him

(Newser) - In Scandinavia, Ari Behn was known as a respected Danish-Norwegian author and artist who was married to Norway's Princess Martha Louise for 15 years. But internationally, the 47-year-old, who took his own life on Christmas Day, may have been best known for alleging that Kevin Spacey groped him . Behn'...

Kevin Spacey Has a Holiday Message

Kill them with kindness, apparently? Or maybe a fire poker

(Newser) - If this holiday season sees you a little too full on peace and love and a little too low on treacherous, murderous politicians or people on the wrong end of the #MeToo movement, then Kevin Spacey is inexplicably here with a video for you. "You didn’t really think...

One of Kevin Spacey's Accusers Is Dead
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Accuser Is Dead

A Kevin Spacey Accuser Is Dead

Massage therapist sued actor, claiming sexual battery during Malibu massage in 2016

(Newser) - The male massage therapist who was suing Kevin Spacey for alleged sexual battery is dead, according to a new court filing. The actor's legal team filed a notice of plaintiff's death in federal court in Los Angeles Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports. The filing says the...

'Fools!' Spacey Makes Surprise Appearance in Museum

The actor surprises people with reading of Gabriele Tinti's "Boxer at Rest"

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey returned to the public eye Friday for "a bizarre reading" of a poem at an Italian museum, Variety reports. The actor, whose career nosedived in 2017 amid sexual-assault allegations, appeared at the National Roman Museum and read a poem about a wounded boxer who vowed never to...

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...

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...

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...

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 Bad News for Kevin Spacey
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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