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High-Stakes Drama Unfolds as UK Jury Deliberates in Kevin Spacey Sex Assault Trial

The jury in the sexual assault trial of Kevin Spacey began weighing on Monday the Hollywood actor’s fate in the closely followed case.

The trial of Kevin Spacey, the renowned Hollywood actor, has captivated audiences as the jury now deliberates on his fate.

The two-time Oscar winner denies the counts, including indecent assault, which concern four men and are alleged to have occurred between 2001 and 2013.

Kevin Spacey, who has won two Academy Awards, adamantly denies all charges brought against him. These charges, which involve indecent assault, span from 2001 to 2013, and concern four different men.

At the opening of the trial in London last month, the prosecution claimed Spacey was a “sexual bully” who revelled in making others feel uncomfortable, including by aggressively grabbing men’s crotches.

In a dramatic opening statement, the prosecution characterized Kevin Spacey as a “sexual bully” who took pleasure in making others uncomfortable, even going so far as to forcefully grab men’s crotches.

The court proceedings have featured compelling testimonies from the four alleged victims, whose identities remain confidential for legal reasons. One of them, a former aspiring actor, recounted waking up to find Spacey performing a sexual act on him, suggesting that the actor may have drugged him. Another victim accused Spacey of forcefully grabbing his crotch while they were driving, causing a near accident on their way to a fundraising event.

Kevin Spacey, 63, vehemently denies all charges of sexual assault and has publicly criticized the prosecution’s case, deeming it “weak”.

He has previously told the court his world “exploded” when he was first accused of sexual assault several years ago by US actor Anthony Rapp in the United States, adding that he “lost everything in a matter of days”.

During the trial, Spacey revealed the emotional toll that the initial accusation made by US actor Anthony Rapp had taken on him. He described feeling as though his world had “exploded” and the devastating aftermath that followed, stating that he “lost everything in a matter of days”.

It is worth noting that a US jury had previously concluded that Rapp’s allegations were not proven, and a judge dismissed his civil case against Spacey.

In a surprising move, Kevin Spacey called upon British rock star Elton John to testify in his defense. The iconic musician provided his testimony via video link from Monaco.

Spacey is facing a total of seven counts of sexual assault, along with one count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent, and another count of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.

Source: AFP

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