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Kevin Spacey charged with 7 more sex crimes in the UK – The Hollywood Reporter


Kevin Spacey will face seven more sex crimes charges in the UK, bringing the total to 12.

According to the Crown Prosecution Service, other charges against the actor include three counts of indecent assault, three counts of sexual assault and one count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent. agree.

“CPS has authorized additional criminal prosecution against Kevin Spacey, 63, for several sexual assaults against a man,” said Rosemary Ainslie, head of the CPS Special Crimes Division. from 2001 to 2004.

“CPS has also authorized a charge of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent. Jurisdiction to charge after reviewing the evidence collected by the Metropolitan Police in their investigation.

Spacey has been formally charged with five counts of sexual assault in the UK, to which the two-time Oscar winner pleaded not guilty at London’s Old Bailey in July. Judge Mark Wall, who oversaw the hearing, has set a trial date of June 6, 2023, to take place at London’s Southwark Crown Court or at the Old Bailey. Spacey will be released on unconditional bail until then, allowing him to move freely in and out of the UK

The new charges come just weeks after a New York jury found Spacey not liable in a civil sexual misconduct trial initiated by actor Anthony Rapp , who accused the actor of sexually abusing him when he was 14 and both appeared in Broadway plays. the 1980s.

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