Kevin Spacey is going through seven extra legal prices over alleged sexual assaults towards a person within the 2000s.
The recent prices have been introduced by the Crown Prosecution Service on Wednesday (16.11.22) with the alleged assaults happening between 2001 and 2004.
Rosemary Ainslie, Head of the CPS Particular Crime Division, mentioned: “The CPS has authorised further legal prices towards Kevin Spacey, 63, for a variety of alleged sexual assaults towards one man between 2001 and 2004.
“The CPS has additionally authorised one cost of inflicting an individual to have interaction in sexual exercise with out consent. The authority to cost follows a evaluation of the proof gathered by the Metropolitan Police in its investigation.”
He is already as a result of stand trial at Southwark crown court docket in June subsequent yr.
And he will even attend Westminster magistrates court docket to face the brand new prices at a date but to be confirmed.
Spacey faces 12 prices within the UK.
In July, he pleaded not responsible to sexual assault prices courting again 17 years.
The 63-year-old actor – who had beforehand denied the allegations made by three males, now of their 30s and 40s – appeared in Court docket One of many Previous Bailey in London for a plea and case administration listening to.
Final month, A choose dismissed a part of the sexual misconduct lawsuit towards Kevin Spacey.
Earlier than the ‘Home of Playing cards’ actor – who has been accused of assaulting Anthony Rapp at a celebration in 1986 when Rapp was simply 14 years previous and Spacey was greater than a decade older – testified in court docket, US District Decide Lewis Kaplan dismissed a declare of intentional infliction of emotional misery.
The choose – who wasn’t satisfied by the proof introduced by Rapp’s attorneys – allowed his accusations of battery to proceed.
Testifying towards the claims on October 17, Spacey mentioned: “They don’t seem to be true. Every thing about what was taking place in that home was one thing I needed to preserve to myself.
“We by no means, ever, talked about it. I’ve by no means talked about these items publicly ever.”
Rapp filed a civil go well with towards Spacey after a 2020 legal cost of sexual assault was dismissed by a choose and was looking for compensation for psychological and emotional struggling, medical bills and lack of work.
Throughout his personal time on the stand Rapp, now 50, was requested whether or not he lied about his accusations.
He responded: “I’ve not. It was one thing that occurred to me that was not okay.”
Earlier within the month, Spacey’s lawyer claimed Rapp made the allegations “for consideration, for sympathy and to lift his personal profile” as a result of he was jealous of the success the ‘American Magnificence’ star loved whereas his personal performing profession floundered.
In line with court docket paperwork, Rapp claimed that in a celebration in Manhattan, Spacey lifted him up and his hand “grazed” his buttocks as he did so. He then alleged the actor positioned him again down on a mattress and “briefly positioned his personal clothed physique partially beside and partially throughout” his.
He mentioned the alleged incident lasted not more than two minutes and there had been “no kissing, no undressing, no reaching beneath garments, and no sexualised statements or innuendo.”
Spacey has beforehand supplied his “sincerest apology” to the ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ actor for any “deeply inappropriate drunken behaviour” however mentioned he didn’t recall the incident.
And he beforehand pleaded not responsible to prices of sexually assaulting three males between March 2005 and April 2013 within the UK, whereas in 2019, prices of indecent assault and sexual assault have been dropped in Massachusetts.