"John Doe" who accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault dies

Article Image Massage Therapist Who Accused Kevin Spacey of Sexual Assault Dies

The therapist who filed his suit anonymously under John Doe alleged the 60-year-old actor assaulted him during a massage session in Malibu three years ago.

Anthony, the Star Trek alum, claims he was just 14-years-old when the then-26-year-old Kevin Spacey came on to him after a party one evening.

His lawyer, Genie Harrison, accused the actor's legal team of manoeuvring to get the case dismissed. "To show standing to sue, the heirs would likely have to identify the deceased accuser after getting a green light to administer his estate in probate court".

In a statement to the PA news agency, Ms Harrison said: "Filing the notice yesterday was unnecessary and contemptible". I'm no longer very a lot very a lot surprised, nonetheless, that Spacey upfront filed the consciousness in an try to achieve the attend of a ticking clock.

"Mr Doe's family must now open his estate at the same time as planning a funeral and processing their grief". Ms Harrison acknowledged other alleged victims of Spacey had attain forward.

"Spacey assaulted and battered plaintiff by forcing plaintiff to touch his scrotum, testicles, and penis, grabbing plaintiff's shoulders and pulling him in for an apparent attempted forced kiss, and grabbing plaintiff's genitalia", the complaint alleges.

In June, Doe was ordered to reveal his identity to Spacey and his attorneys but a judge allowed it would remain confidential in further proceedings. The lawsuit was moved to federal court in January. A pre-trial convention had been scheduled for Might well well presumably subsequent year.

The disgraced House of Cards actor still faces six allegations of sexual assault in the United Kingdom between 1996 and 2013.

He was one of the first high-profile public figures to be accused after Harvey Weinstein's downfall in October 2017.

Though Kevin Spacey has been hit with multiple accusations of sexual harassment and assault, that particular case represented the only criminal charge against him.

Back in July, sexual misconduct charges against Spacey were dropped by a MA prosecutor when his accuser declined to testify at a pre-trial hearing.

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