The Oscar-winning actor, Kevin Spacey has been charged with 4 counts of sexual assault against 3 men, Crown Prosecution Service revealed.
The UK’s Crown Protection Services Decision
As per several international reports the House of Cards actor has been charged with sexual assault by the UK’s CPS, earlier Kevin was under investigation for a sexual assault case in the country. Reuters, on Wednesday, stated that the UK CPS has authorised criminal charges against the actor for 4 counts of sexual assault.
Kevin Spacey charged by U.K. Police with 4 counts of sexual assault against 3 men, and causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent
They tried to erase this picture of pedophiles Bryan Singer & Kevin Spacey from the Internet pic.twitter.com/EwV7pzBrGj
— An Open Secret (@AnOpenSecret) May 26, 2022
A report quoted the head of the CPS Special Crime Division, Rosemary Ainslie saying, “The CPS has authorised criminal charges against Kevin Spacey, 62, for four counts of sexual assault against three men. He has also been charged with causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent. The charges follow a review of the evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police in its investigation.”
— Reuters (@Reuters) May 26, 2022
Further, like any accused Kevin has been given the right to a fair trial in court. The Head at CPS also added that “The Crown Prosecution Service reminds all concerned that criminal proceedings against Mr Spacey are active and that he has the right to a fair trial.”
The Accusation: A background
The series of complaints about Kevin Spacey dates back to between 2005 and 2013.
Kevin was accused of sexual assault back in 2017 by a man who said that the assault occurred back in 1986 when he was fourteen years only. In recent years one of the crew members of House of Cards also revealed that he has been subject to assault by the lead actor, Kevin Spacey who played the role of President Frank Underwood on the popular Netflix show.
The sickest is Kevin Spacey. 3 of his accusers have mysteriously passed. He’s set to start filming for a new role later this year. https://t.co/DxEmh3F9lV
— Muted. Argue with yourself. (@___inCANdescent) May 22, 2022
In November 2021, the actor was made to pay $31 million to the studio behind House of Cards in an attempt of violating the sexual harassment policy of the company.
The four offences for which Kevin has been charged have allegedly taken place in London and Gloucestershire.
CPS authorises sexual assault charges against Kevin Spacey
Rosemary Ainslie, Head of the CPS Special Crime Division, said: “The CPS has authorised criminal charges against Kevin Spacey, 62, for four counts of sexual assault against three men.
— Crown Prosecution Service (@CPSUK) May 26, 2022
Kevin Spacey: An Acclaimed Actor
Kevin Spacey is one of the most acclaimed actors of his time. The 62-year-old actor has been awarded two Oscars and several other awards for acting. Being one of Hollywood’s big-name Kevin was required to quit ‘House of Cards and was also dropped from the movie “All the Money in the World” since the accusation of sexual harassment came to the surface.
ridley scott is the goat for replacing kevin spacey with christopher plummer in ' all the money in the world' because of all the sexual assault and harassment allegations against spacey. the reshoots cost millions pic.twitter.com/KyOCghHvDc
— doom (@ratcatches) April 22, 2022
Though the actor has not been on the screen since 2018, he is attempting to make a comeback in 2022. Kevin has played the role of a serial killer in Peter Five Eight a film, the trailer of which was released last week at the Cannes Film Festival. The upcoming movie is currently searching for buyers at the festival to make the release of the film sometime this year.
Kevin Spacey just had two films debut at Cannes. pic.twitter.com/V4dkYUUtyu
— Monica Byrne (@monicabyrne13) May 26, 2022
As per a Scotland Yard Spokesman, the four counts of sexual assault are related to an assault on a man in his 40s in the year 2005, and by the same complainant again in 2005, then an assault on a man who is his 30s, in 2008 and the fourth is an assault on another man who is in his 30s in April 2013.