Kevin Spacey charged over alleged sexual assaults


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London’s Metropolitan Police yesterday charged former Hollywood star Kevin Spacey with sexually assaulting three men. He also faces a charge of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.

Police alleged Spacey assaulted the men between 2005 and 2013. They state four of the alleged offences took place in London, and the other in Gloucestershire, in southwest England.

Robert Ainslie from the UK Crown Prosecution Service announced the charges.

“The CPS has authorised criminal charges against Kevin Spacey, 62, for four counts of sexual assault against three men.

“He has also been charged with causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent. The charges follow a review of the evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police in its investigation.

“The Crown Prosecution Service reminds all concerned that criminal proceedings against Mr Spacey are active and that he has the right to a fair trial.”

British police opened an investigation into the actor in 2017 following widespread media allegations. They then interviewed Spacey under caution in 2019.

That same year, writers killed off his character in the series House of Cards because of the allegations against him. A court consequently ordered Spacey to pay the studio that created the show $A61.62 million over breach of contract following sexual harassment claims.

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