Kevin Spacey

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Kevin Spacey's Legal Trouble Takes New Turn

In the UK, he's charged with sexual assault against 3 men

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey is facing yet more allegations of sexual abuse. On Thursday, British prosecutors charged him with assaulting three men between 2005 and 2013, reports CNN . At the time, Spacey ran the Old Vic Theatre in London, per the AP . One of the four counts accuses Spacey of "causing...

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...

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
A Kevin Spacey
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...

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