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Actor Kevin Spacey is ready to seem in British court docket later this week after being formally charged with sexual offenses, police stated.
Spacey, 62, has been accused of 4 counts of sexual assault and one depend of inflicting an individual to interact in penetrative sexual exercise with out consent and is due at Westminster Magistrates’ Courtroom Thursday morning.
The alleged incidents are stated to have taken place in London and western England: two counts of sexual assault in relation to an incident in London in March 2005, one depend of sexual assault and one depend of inflicting an individual to interact in penetrative sexual exercise with out consent on a person in London in August 2008, and one depend of sexual assault on one other man in April 2013 in Gloucestershire.
All the victims are actually of their 30s and 40s.
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The costs in opposition to Spacey come because of proof gathered by the Metropolitan Police. Spacey has said he’ll “voluntarily” seem in court docket, in accordance with BBC. Prices in opposition to the actor have been licensed final month by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Spacey appeared on “Good Morning, America” final month, stating he was assured he may show his innocence.
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Spacey received a number of accolades for his appearing performances in Hollywood movies previous to the sexual allegations in opposition to him got here out, together with “The Usual Suspects” and “American Beauty.”
His profession got here to a halt in 2017 when actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of sexually assaulting him at a celebration within the 80s. Spacey has maintained his innocence relating to the preliminary allegations.
The Related Press contributed to this report.