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Kevin Spacey facing trial on New York sex abuse claim

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Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is due to go on trial on Thursday in a civil lawsuit over an allegation he sexually assaulted a boy 36 years ago. Spacey is being sued in New York by Anthony Rapp, who says the actor inappropriately touched him at a party in 1986 when he was aged 14. Spacey, 63, is separately facing five charges of sexual assault in the UK. Spacey has been in exile from Hollywood since Mr Rapp accused him of the inappropriate behaviour in October 2017.
2 months ago·New York, United States

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Kevin Spacey on trial over New York sex abuse claim

The actor denies inappropriately touching a 14-year-old boy at a Manhattan apartment party in 1986.

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Kevin Spacey accuser testifies at sex abuse trial about 'alarming' encounter

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Actor tells jury Kevin Spacey abused him when he was 14

An actor who's accused Kevin Spacey of making a sexual advance on him as a 14-year-old recounted the episode for a New York City jury on Friday, testifying he felt helpless when Spacey climbed on top of him in bed.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Kevin Spacey to appear in US court to face allegations of sexual assault

Spacey has been in exile from Hollywood since he was accused of inappropriate behaviour in October 2017.

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Kevin Spacey faces New York jury in sexual assault lawsuit

Kevin Spacey is facing a jury in a New York City courtroom during a civil trial accusing him of sexually abusing a 14-year-old actor in the 1980s when he was

2 months ago·United States
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