Kevin Spacey will be appearing in court later this week. The actor has so far been charged with four counts of sexual assault relating to three different incidents.
House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey charged with sexual assault
Right now, Kevin had firmly denied these accusations and hoped to clear his name in court. The actor has also expressed his dismay with the court case moving forward.
“While I am disappointed with their decision to move forward, I will voluntarily appear in the UK as soon as can be arranged and defend myself against these charges, which I am confident will prove my innocence,”Kevin Spacey
Thus far, the three victims are said to be in their 40s and 30s respectively. Currently, the charges relate to an incident that dates back from 2005 to 2008 with another taking place in 2013.
Since the sexual assault allegations, as well as charges, came to light, Netflix subsequently dropped Kevin Spacey from the popular tv series House of Cards. The show would then be completed without him as a result.
Oscar-winning actor’s fame comes to a halt
On Thursday, the Oscar-winning Kevin Spacey will appear in Westminster Magistrates court for the first time to proceed with the latest developments.
According to CNN, the court case is proceeding due to the evidence found by the Metropolitan police. These findings came under review by the Crown Prosecution Service which ultimately led to the case moving forward.
So far, Kevin Spacey is charged with one count of sexual assault dating back to 2005 with a man that is now in his 40s, one count of sexual assault with another male who is now in his 30s a second count of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.
Kevin Spacey is charged with another count of sexual assault with the second male who is also in his 30s presently. This incident is reported to have taken place in 2013.
To date, fellow actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of sexual assault in 2017. Mr. Rapp shared that Spacey assaulted him in the 1980s at a party when he was a teenager. As shared by ABC News, this then prompted other victims to forward.