Hollywood star Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty to four charges of sexual assault against three men at London’s Old Bailey Court on Thursday. The House of Cards actor pleaded not guilty in London’s Old Bailey Court and will face trial in June next year, according to reports. Kevin Spacey was wearing a blue suit and matching tie as he stood in court at the UK’s top criminal court. The 62-year-old star spoke to confirm his name and age before pleading not guilty to four charges of sexual assault and one man for engaging in penetrative sexual activity without consent.
Kevin is reportedly facing five sexual assault charges for alleged crimes committed in the UK between the period 2005-2013. The actor has maintained that he is innocent since the allegations surfaced in 2017.
Kevin is best known as one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, however, the Billionaire Boys Club star’s career came to a halt in 2017 following allegations of sexual misconduct by actor Anthony Rapp. Anthony’s allegations were followed by a series of similar complaints that were made against Kevin. In both the US and UK.
Reportedly, UK-based Channel 4 is working on a documentary about Kevin’s upcoming legal affairs and his life. Actor best known for playing Francis Underwood in series House of Cards.
According to Variety, Kevin was charged with five counts of sexual assault by the Metropolitan Police in the UK in June 2022. The decision was disclosed by Britain’s prosecuting agency Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). The publication said the agency spent more than a year reviewing a file given to them by the Metropolitan Police.
The BBC reported that the Met Police analyzed the evidence following several complaints filed between 2005 and 2013. The investigation was reportedly started in 2017. The 62-year-old actor was alleged to have submitted reviews. “Three complaints pertain to sexual abuse, which allegedly took place in London and one in Gloucestershire,” the report said.
DailyMail.com reported that CPS revealed that a man, now 40, alleged that he was sexually assaulted twice in March 2005. The second man, now in his 30s, claimed that he was sexually assaulted and forced to have sex. Against his will in August 2008. The incidents reportedly took place in London. The third man, who reportedly happened to be in Gloucestershire, claims he was sexually assaulted in April 2013. The victim is now 30 years old.
Spacey, a two-time Oscar winner, was fired from House of Cards after being accused of sexual misconduct. She is also known for her roles in American Beauty and The Usual Suspects.