LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is showing in a London courtroom Thursday to face costs of committing sexual offenses in opposition to three males.
Photographers and tv cameras thronged Spacey, 62, as he arrived at London’s Westminster Magistrates Court docket for a preliminary listening to.
The previous “Home of Playing cards” star is accused of 4 counts of sexual assault and one rely of inflicting an individual to interact in penetrative sexual exercise with out consent.
The alleged incidents passed off in London between March 2005 and August 2008, and one in western England in April 2013. The victims are actually of their 30s and 40s.
In an announcement issued final month, Spacey mentioned he would go to courtroom to face the fees and was assured he would “show my innocence.”
Spacey was questioned by British police in 2019 about claims by a number of males that he had assaulted them. The 2-time Academy Award winner ran London’s Previous Vic theater between 2004 and 2015.
Spacey gained a finest supporting actor Academy Award for the 1995 movie “The Common Suspects” and a lead actor Oscar for the 1999 film “American Magnificence.”
However his celebrated profession got here to an abrupt halt in 2017 when actor Anthony Rapp accused the star of assaulting him at a celebration within the Eighties, when Rapp was an adolescent. Spacey denies the allegations.
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