Actor Kevin Spacey charged in the UK with sexually assaulting three men

(AFP) American actor Kevin Spacey He was charged in Britain with sexually assaulting three men, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) reported on Thursday.

“CPS has allowed criminal proceedings against Kevin Spacey, 62 years, on four counts of sexually assaulting three men,” said Rosemary Ainslie, head of the special crimes division.

“He was also charged with causing someone to engage in penetrative sexual activity without their consent,” he added, detailing that the charges came “after examination of the evidence collected by the London police“.

The cases cover the period between March 2005 and April 2013.

Two fees refer for sexual assault in March 2005 in London against one of the complainants. Another sexual assault involved a second complainant in August 2008, also engaging in nonconsensual penetrative sexual activity.

The actor is accused fourth sexual assault to a third whistleblower in April 2013 in Gloucestershire, South West England.

Spacey, movie stars like “American Beauty” and “House of Cards” serieswinner of two Oscars, was the subject of several complaints in the United States over sexual harassment and assault in 2017.

The wave of accusations that ended his career coincided with the rise of the #MeToo movement that was born out of the case of the highly influential American film producer, Harvey Weinstein.

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