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Kevin Spacey to Receive Lifetime Honor in Italy

Actor will be given the Nations Award for Lifetime Achievement

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey may be on the outs with Hollywood, but that's not the case in Italy. The actor will receive the Nations Award for Lifetime Achievement at a gala in the town of Taormina later this month, reports Deadline . "Kevin Spacey is a timeless monument in film and...

Kevin Spacey Admits to Having Been 'Too Handsy'

But continues to deny criminal misconduct, says he never 'groped' anyone

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey got emotional in a new interview on Piers Morgan Uncensored, which can be watched in full on YouTube . The actor has legally fended off several allegations of sexual impropriety, though at least one civil case is still pending and the allegations themselves aren't going anywhere (a new...

Big Names Ask Hollywood to Take Kevin Spacey Back

Liam Neeson, Sharon Stone vouch for acquitted actor

(Newser) - Several of Kevin Spacey's former colleagues are calling for their industry to allow him to resume his career, nearly a year after the Oscar-winning actor was acquitted on sexual misconduct charges. "I can't wait to see Kevin back at work," Sharon Stone told the Telegraph , calling...

Spacey on New Allegations: 'I Can't Go Through This Again'

Upcoming documentary is said to feature men with new accusations of inappropriate behavior by actor

(Newser) - Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey has denied new allegations of inappropriate behavior from men who will feature in a documentary on British television that's due to be released next week. In an online interview with journalist Dan Wootton, Spacey said he has never done anything illegal and admitted that he...

Kevin Spacey: 'Netflix Exists Because of Me'

Former 'House of Cards' star says platform was wrong to fire him over 'allegations alone'

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey isn't feeling very appreciated this holiday as a new interview finds the actor blasting his former employer Netflix, a platform he claims to have put "on the map." Spacey starred in Netflix's first original scripted series House of Cards , which was a big hit...

Audience Lauds Spacey's 'Cancel Culture' Lecture

Actor gets standing ovation during Oxford speech that included short Shakespeare performance

(Newser) - While one UK theater recently snubbed Kevin Spacey, canceling the world premiere of his latest film, another audience across the pond just gave the actor a standing ovation. Spacey, acquitted this summer by a London jury of sexual assault, delivered a lecture on Monday at the University of Oxford, in...

'Horrified' London Theater Nixes Spacey Film Premiere

Prince Charles Cinema cancels world's first showing of 'Control' due to actor's involvement

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey's face never makes a showing in the upcoming thriller Control, but his voice does—and that was apparently enough for a London movie theater, which has now canceled its planned world premiere of the film due to Spacey's involvement. In July, the 64-year-old actor was found...

Kevin Spacey Weeps as He's Found Not Guilty
Kevin Spacey Weeps
as He's Found Not Guilty

Kevin Spacey Weeps as He's Found Not Guilty

Actor is acquitted of sexual assault charges by a London jury

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey didn't just get emotional inside a London courtroom Wednesday when he was acquitted of sexual assault. Spacey shook the hands of several jurors on his way out of the building and kissed two security guards on the cheek before making a statement, per the New York Times ...

Elton John Testifies in Kevin Spacey Trial

Singer recalls the actor attending his party in 2001, and the timeline is important

(Newser) - The ongoing Kevin Spacey trial in London got an infusion of celebrity power on Monday: None other than Elton John testified. As the AP reports, John got roped into the trial because one of Spacey's accusers claims the actor groped him as they were on the way to the...

'Bollocks!' Spacey Has Heated Court Exchange

Prosecutor had a ready response for the actor's choice of words

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey returned to a court in London on Friday and continued to refute allegations that he committed sexual offenses against four male accusers years ago. One exchange in particular illustrates the tone of the trial. It began when prosecutor Christine Agnew accused the 63-year-old actor of grabbing a man'...

Spacey Latched on 'Like a Cobra': Accuser

One man says he awoke to find the actor performing oral sex on him

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey took a dramatic pause in his testimony Thursday and appeared to almost choke up as he recalled the "intimate" and "somewhat sexual" friendship he shared with a man now accusing the actor of violently groping him. "I never thought that [the man] I knew would...

Accuser: Spacey Hit on Me After Goof With His Dog

Actor's sex assault trial continues in the UK

(Newser) - As Kevin Spacey's sex assault trial continues in the UK, the jury on Tuesday heard a recorded police interview given by one of the alleged victims. The Guardian reports that in the interview, the man described being with friends at a pub in the Cotswolds and meeting Spacey there....

Kevin Spacey Faces His Jury
Kevin Spacey Faces His Jury

Kevin Spacey Faces His Jury

Sex assault trial begins at London's Southwark Crown Court

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey looked calm as he arrived at London's Southwark Crown Court on Wednesday to face charges that could see him jailed for life. The Oscar-winning actor, who smiled and waved at reporters, has said he is confident he'll be cleared of all 12 sex offense charges related...

Kevin Spacey Says He Has Job Offers Lined Up

Actor believes he will be acquitted in British sexual assault trial

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey's trial on sexual assault charges in the UK begins later this month—and the actor is aiming to make a comeback as soon as it's over. "I know that there are people right now who are ready to hire me the moment I am cleared...

Kevin Spacey Makes First Public Appearance Since 2017

He thanks Italian museum for having the 'balls' to honor him

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey, who was just hit with new sexual assault charges in November and pleaded not guilty to them three days ago, is fairly controversial these days. But not to the National Cinema Museum in Turin, Italy, which honored the actor with a lifetime achievement award Monday. Spacey, who attended...

New Sex Assault Charges for Kevin Spacey

7 charges in UK stem from alleged assaults on one man from 2001 to 2004

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey is now charged with sexually assaulting a fourth man in Britain. The actor who formerly ran London's Old Vic Theatre has pleaded not guilty to five sexual offenses against three men , now in their 30s and 40s, between 2005 and 2013, with the case headed to trial...

Jury Backs Spacey in Sexual Assault Trial

Panel deliberates less than 90 minutes in suit brought by fellow actor

(Newser) - A Manhattan jury found Kevin Spacey not liable Thursday for battery in a sexual abuse lawsuit brought by a fellow actor. The panel of six men and six women deliberated for less than 90 minutes, NBC News reports. When the verdict was read in court, Spacey hugged one of his...

Emotional Spacey Tells Court He Was Raised by a 'Neo-Nazi'

Actor takes stand for first time in New York trial

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey denied the sexual abuse allegations against him Monday in testimony that included an emotional description of an upbringing he described as "humiliating and terrifying." "I have never talked about these things publicly," Spacey said in federal court in New York, NBC News reports. "...

Anthony Rapp Acknowledges a Discrepancy in His Kevin Spacey Story

Actor concedes on the stand that he was not actually inspired by Lupita Nyong'o

(Newser) - While testifying Tuesday in Kevin Spacey's trial, Spacey's accuser Anthony Rapp acknowledged a discrepancy in his account of why he decided to come forward with sexual abuse accusations against the actor. In their opening statement, Rapp's lawyers said he was inspired to come forward after Lupita Nyong'...

Lawyer: Spacey Accuser Was 'Frozen' as Actor Lay on Him

Anthony Rapp is expected to testify himself as civil trial on alleged sex abuse continues in NY

(Newser) - If Kevin Spacey was bothered by the testimony this week of a man who says the actor sexually abused him when he was 14 and Spacey was 26, the 63-year-old actor didn't show it. NBC News reports Spacey "seemed relaxed" on the first day of his civil trial...

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