Hollywood star Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men by authorities in the United Kingdom, according to reports.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said the alleged assaults took place between 2005 and 2013.
CPS authorized four sexual assault charges against Spacey today.
Rosemary Ainslie, the head of the CPS Special Crime Division, said in a statement: “The CPS has authorized 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.
“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,” she said.
BREAKING: CPS authorises sexual assault charges against Kevin Spacey
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From The Daily Mail:
The Crown Prosecution Service today revealed one man claims he was sexually assaulted twice in March 2005.
A second man claims that in August 2008 he was sexually assaulted and then forced to engage in a sex act against his will. All these alleged incidents took place in London.
Finally the third complainant said he was sexually assaulted in April 2013 in Gloucestershire.
Spacey, the star of some of Hollywood’s biggest hits of the past three decades as well as TV shows such as House of Cards, was artistic director of the Old Vic Theatre in London between 2004 and 2015.