Prosecutors said they made the decision to drop the felony indecent assault and battery charge against the Oscar winner after the alleged victim invoked his right under the US Constitution against giving self-incriminating testimony.
A young man who says the Kevin Spacey groped him in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning US actor, his lawyer said.
Lawyers of the actor enter a not guilty plea in a case in which he is accused of groping an 18-year-old busboy in a Massachusetts bar in 2016. If convicted, Spacey faces as many as five years in prison.
Oscar-winning US actor Kevin Spacey is scheduled to be arraigned next month on allegations he sexually assaulted the teenage son of a Boston television anchor in a restaurant in 2016.
The sixth and final season of the Netflix series will go ahead without actor Kevin Spacey, who was axed after revelations of sexual misconduct.
Prosecutors announced that a New York grand jury had returned an additional count of criminal sexual act in the first degree and two counts of predatory sexual assault against Weinstein for allegedly assaulting a third woman.
A jury outside Philadelphia convicted the "Cosby Show" star of three counts of aggravated indecent assault. The guilty verdict came less than a year after another jury deadlocked on the charges.
The judge sent the seven men and five women back to their hotel Tuesday evening after the jurors indicated they were exhausted from listening to 5½ hours of arguments.
'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' declared big winner at the Bafta awards in a ceremony dominated by women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality.
Netflix shares raced higher in after-hours trade Monday as the streaming television giant reported better-than-expected gains in its global subscriber base and a quarterly profit that nearly tripled from a year ago.
Actors are expected to turn out in black this year, in solidarity with victims of Harvey Weinstein and numerous other figures exposed by accusations of sexual abuse and rape, including Kevin Spacey, Brett Ratner and Dustin Hoffman.
Anita Hill, an attorney and academic, will helm the commission tasked with taking on the pervasive issue which took centre stage after an avalanche of sexual harrassment accusations hit media mogul Harvey Weinstein.
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