Kevin Spacey sexual assault case under review

The Los Angeles County District Attorney is reviewing a sex crimes case against Kevin Spacey, officials tell CNN....

Posted: Apr 12, 2018 9:57 AM
Updated: Apr 12, 2018 9:57 AM

The Los Angeles County District Attorney is reviewing a sex crimes case against Kevin Spacey, officials tell CNN.

The case was presented to prosecutors on April 5 by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, according to a spokesperson for the Los Angeles District Attorney.

No additional information was made available.

An attorney for Spacey did not immediately return CNN's request for comment.

The news comes nearly six months after Spacey was accused of making a sexual advance on actor Anthony Rapp when Rapp was only 14.

Rapp, now 46, shared his account of the alleged 1986 incident with a then-26-year-old Spacey in an interview with Buzzfeed back in October.

In response to the allegations, Spacey tweeted that he was "beyond horrified to hear [Rapp's] story," adding that he did not remember the encounter.

"But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior, and I am sorry for the feelings he describes having carried with him all these years."

Days later, members of the "House of Cards" production staff detailed sexual harassment and an alleged instance of sexual assault to CNN.

A former TV news anchor also came forward with an allegation that Spacey sexually assaulted her son in 2016.

An attorney for Spacey did not respond to CNN's request for comment at the time.

Netflix cut ties with Spacey as a result of the allegations, a move that cost the streaming service roughly $39 million.

The next season of "House of Cards" is set to debut in fall, with Robin Wright leading the cast.

In London, 20 allegations of inappropriate behavior by Spacey were unearthed during an investigation commissioned by officials at The Old Vic Theatre, where Spacey served as artistic director from 2004-15.

The Old Vic said the allegations spanned from 1995 to 2013, with most of the claims taking place before 2009. The theater added that it had not been possible to verify any of the allegations.

At the time, Spacey's representatives did not respond to a request for comment from CNN.

Spacey sought unspecified treatment following the allegations made by Rapp, but has not made a public appearance since.

CNN's Megan Thomas and Chloe Melas contributed to this report.

West Lafayette
Clear
44° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: °
Kokomo
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 37°
Rensselaer
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 39°
Fowler
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 39°
Williamsport
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 41°
Crawfordsville
Clear
38° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 38°
Frankfort
Clear
44° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: °
Delphi
Clear
45° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 45°
Monticello
Clear
45° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 45°
Logansport
Clear
43° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 43°
Remaining Dry and Trending Warmer for the Upcoming Work Week.
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 110759

Reported Deaths: 3503
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Marion20645758
Lake10172317
Elkhart6321108
St. Joseph600797
Allen5921200
Hamilton4646109
Vanderburgh327129
Hendricks2638121
Monroe236836
Johnson2250122
Tippecanoe218413
Clark210156
Porter203344
Cass19279
Delaware184261
Vigo175722
Madison156575
LaPorte135637
Floyd130061
Howard127063
Kosciusko118717
Bartholomew114557
Warrick111935
Marshall98024
Boone94446
Dubois94018
Hancock90042
Noble87632
Grant86733
Henry75424
Wayne73714
Jackson7319
Morgan69438
Shelby66329
Daviess63927
LaGrange62911
Dearborn62128
Clinton59112
Harrison55624
Putnam5209
Montgomery50221
Lawrence50028
White47814
Knox4769
Gibson4644
Decatur45339
DeKalb44211
Miami4223
Fayette41713
Greene41535
Jasper3802
Steuben3647
Scott35310
Sullivan32812
Jennings30812
Posey2940
Franklin29325
Clay2925
Orange28224
Ripley2788
Carroll26913
Wabash2608
Washington2571
Starke2487
Wells2472
Whitley2476
Adams2403
Jefferson2403
Fulton2302
Huntington2173
Spencer2154
Tipton21522
Randolph2067
Perry20213
Newton17011
Jay1680
Owen1641
Martin1590
Rush1494
Pike1361
Vermillion1250
Fountain1152
Blackford1142
Pulaski1131
Crawford1020
Brown1013
Parke932
Benton880
Union770
Ohio767
Switzerland680
Warren401
Unassigned0225

COVID-19 Important links and resources

As the spread of COVID-19, or as it's more commonly known as the coronavirus continues, this page will serve as your one-stop for the resources you need to stay informed and to keep you and your family safe. CLICK HERE

Closings related to the prevention of the COVID-19 can be found on our Closings page.

Community Events