LONDON — Kevin Spacey “strenuously denies” allegations of sexual attack, his attorney stated Thursday, because the Oscar-winning actor seemed in a London courtroom to stand 5 fees of offenses towards 3 males.
Photographers and tv digital camera crews thronged Spacey, 62, as he arrived at London’s Westminster Magistrates Courtroom for the initial listening to.
Spacey sat within the glass-fronted dock right through the 30 minutes listening to, status to offer his complete title — Kevin Spacey Fowler — in addition to his birthdate and a London deal with.
He was once now not requested to go into a proper plea, however his attorney, Patrick Gibbs, stated: “Mr. Spacey strenuously denies any and all illegal activity on this case.”
Deputy Leader Justice of the Peace Tan Ikram granted Spacey unconditional bail till his subsequent look, a plea listening to scheduled for July 14.
The previous Area of Playing cards megastar is accused of 4 counts of sexual attack and one rely of inflicting an individual to interact in penetrative sexual task with out consent.
The alleged incidents happened in London between March 2005 and August 2008, and one in western England in April 2013. The sufferers are actually of their 30s and 40s.
In a commentary issued ultimate month, Spacey stated he would trip to Britain to stand the fees and was once assured he would “end up my innocence.”
Spacey was once puzzled by means of British police in 2019 about claims by means of a number of males that he had assaulted them. The 2-time Academy Award winner ran London’s Previous Vic theater between 2004 and 2015.
Spacey received a absolute best supporting actor Academy Award for the 1995 movie The Standard Suspects and a lead actor Oscar for the 1999 film American Attractiveness.
However his celebrated occupation got here to an abrupt halt in 2017 when actor Anthony Rapp accused the megastar of assaulting him at a birthday celebration within the Eighties, when Rapp was once a young person. Spacey denies the allegations.