Kevin Spacey charged in the UK with four crimes of sexual assault against three men
The 62-year-old American actor is accused of four crimes between March 2005 and April 2013.
Kevin Spacey returns to occupy the sheets of the world's newspapers. Again, for something totally removed from his professional career. Again, in court. The American actor has been accused this Thursday by the British Prosecutor's Office of up to four crimes of sexual assault against three men.
It has been the prosecution itself that has issued a statement today alleging that Spacey “has been accused of causing a person to participate in penetrative sexual activity without their consent. The charges against Spacey follow a review of evidence collected by the Metropolitan Police in their investigation," said Rosemary Ainslie, head of the Special Crimes Division.
Charges attributed to events that occurred between March 2005 and April 2013. Two of them refer to sexual assaults in London, in March 2005, and to the same complainant. Another one refers to a second complainant, in August 2008, and is related to the participation in sexual activity with penetration and without consent. The fourth comes from a third complainant in April 2013, who sees the light after nine years, having happened in Gloucestershire, southwest England.
What happened to Kevin Spacey? The actor is again accused of sexual abuse. The United Kingdom prosecution points him out for four crimes against three men.
The 62-year-old American actor has been accused by the United Kingdom prosecutor of four crimes of sexual abuse against three men. The acts were committed between 2005 and 2013.
According to information revealed by the British special crime division, the first two sexual assaults were recorded in London in 2005. The second involves a third applicant, who claims that the actor made him participate in "penetrative sexual activity without consent". in 2008, while the third was against a fourth man in April 2013.
Spacey lived in London between 2004 and 2015, when he was artistic director of The Old Vic theater. According to the investigation, a total of 20 complaints were received in 2017, in which Spacey was accused of various sexual crimes. The charges were brought after an investigation by the London Metropolitan Police (Scotland Yard).
Kevin Spacey's return to acting?
The accusations against Kevin Spacey come after it was revealed that the actor is about to return to acting for a British-Hungarian-Mongolian drama about the life of Batu Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan.
The tape runs under the title of '1242- Gateway to the West' and is directed by Peter Soos. The film will show the "attempted invasion of Western Europe by the Golden Horde", which was led by Batu Khan.
No further details have been revealed so far, however, the new accusations are expected to harm Spacey's return to acting after more than four years off the screen, again for sexual harassment and abuse.