Kevin Spacey charged with seven more sexual assault charges

Prosecutors say actor Kevin Spacey will be charged with a series of additional sex crimes against a man.

ritain’s UK Public Prosecution Service (CPS) says it has approved seven new charges against the 63-year-old – three counts of indecent assault, three counts of sexual assault and one count of causing a engage in sexual activity without consent.

The new charges bring the total against the Oscar-winning actor to 12.

Spacey appeared at the Old Bailey in July to deny five charges involving three men now in their 30s and 40s.

The most recent allegations are said to have occurred between 2001 and 2004.

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

“CPS has also authorized an allegation of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent. The jurisdiction to charge after reviewing the evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police in the investigation of the Metropolitan Police. surname.

“The Crown Prosecution Service reminds all involved that criminal proceedings against Mr. Spacey are ongoing and that he is entitled to a fair trial.”

The latest announcement comes after Spacey won a civil lawsuit in the US, where he was accused of “unwanted solicitation” at a party in 1986.

In that lawsuit, he “firmly denied” the allegations and said he “did not harbor any sexual interests or desires” at the time or since the alleged incident.

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After appearing at the Old Bailey earlier this year, Spacey was released on unconditional bail until a further hearing next year.

The five alleged offenses he has denied are believed to have occurred in London and Gloucestershire between 2005 and 2013.

At the time, Spacey was artistic director of The Old Vic theater in London.

Mr Justice Wall set a trial period of three to four weeks from June 6 next year.

The House Of Cards star is located in Waterloo, south London, but also lives in the US, where he has a family and a dog.

During his first hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in June, Spacey’s attorney, Patrick Gibbs QC, said his client “firmly denies any offense in this case”.

Mr Gibbs said Spacey returned to the UK “to assert his innocence” and “get on with his life”.

Spacey, a two-time Academy Award winner, is known for starring in American Beauty and The Usual Suspects.

He was artistic director at The Old Vic from 2004 to 2015.

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