By AP. Lawyers for Kevin Spacey are returning to court in the case accusing the former “House of Cards” star of groping a young man at a bar on the island of Nantucket.
A pretrial hearing is scheduled in the Nantucket District Court on Monday.
Authorities say the assault happened in 2016 at the Club Car, where the 18-year-old worked as a busboy. (Read more from “Groping Case Against Kevin Spacey Returns to Court” HERE)
Kevin Spacey Pleads Not Guilty to Groping Young Man at Bar
By AP. Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty Monday to groping an 18-year-old busboy in 2016 in the first criminal case brought against the disgraced actor following a string of sexual misconduct allegations that crippled his career.
Spacey’s court appearance came more than a year after former Boston TV anchor Heather Unruh accused the former “House of Cards” star of sexually assaulting her son in a bar on the Massachusetts resort island of Nantucket. . .
In court documents, Spacey’s lawyers called the accusations “patently false” and noted that prosecutors have no witnesses to the alleged groping. Spacey’s lawyers wrote that the teen lied about his age, “welcomed” drinks bought by Spacey, left the bar with him to smoke a cigarette and gave Spacey his phone number. (Read more from “Kevin Spacey Pleads Not Guilty to Groping Young Man at Bar” HERE)