After allegations of sexual Assault, US actor Kevin Spacey (59) may not approach an alleged victim for the time being. Spacey should not take a "direct or indirect contact" to the man who was ordered by judge Thomas Barrett on Monday at a court hearing on the U.S. island of Nantucket. The former "House of Cards"Star Spacey, who had argued via his lawyers in writing not guilty, nodded mutely, and his lawyers agreed.
After the hearing was ended after only about six minutes, and another for the 4. March set. At this next appointment, Spacey does not need to be present in person, but for any questions, for example, by telephone, ordered by judge Barrett.
according to media reports Spacey had wanted to stay the first hearing on Monday, district judge Barrett had arranged his appearance. Subsequently, the state of Massachusetts, the following applies in the summer as a chic resort on the small island of Nantucket in the US, a huge hype broke out when dozens of journalists swarmed and in the small court house. Live television images also showed a landing private jet and then a limo that drove to the court.
Spacey be accused of an indecent assault and battery. He should have made in July 2016 at a Restaurant on Nantucket, a then-18-year-old man drunk and then indecent touches. The actor, who had appeared in a dark suit, patterned tie and shirt to the appointment, followed a sitting of the hearing, together with two lawyers, first standing, then again, largely expressionless, sometimes with a curious Smile on his face. In the end, he thanked the judge.
On 24.12. Spacey signed up with a Video back
It is the first case in which Spacey is a process threatens. In a Letter to judge Barrett, he announced that he wants to plead not guilty. 24. December, the day on which it became known that against him charges are collected, posted the Film on YouTube is a strange Video in which he slips into the skin of Frank Underwood - his signature role in the cult series "House of Cards".
In the three-minute Video seems to be Spacey to the mix, the fate of underwood's with the accusations against him: "you would not to pass judgment prematurely, without knowing the facts, is it?" he explained and continued, that, of course, some people were waiting with "bated breath", that he confirm all the claims and assure that he got what he deserve. "Only You know and I know that it is never quite as simple as that is, not in politics and not in life," said Spacey.
The two-time Oscar winner was for a long time one of the best actors of his Generation. Then in 2017, the first allegations of sexual harassment against him surfaced in October, followed by a whole series of other accusations. In addition to the case in Nantucket investigations against him in Los Angeles and in London, where he worked between 2004 and 2015, the artistic Director of the prestigious Old Vic theatre.More about
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The allegations led to Spacey crash. Among other things, he lost his main role in the Netflix series "House of Cards". Director Ridley Scott went so far as to cut him out of the already wacky movie, "All the money in the world," and in a rush, the scenes with actor Christopher Plummer to rotate. (AFP)