This is what is known about the arrangement that Kevin Spacey made with the heirs of one of his complainants.
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Leer en español: Kevin Spacey llega a acuerdo con uno de sus denunciantes
According to Variety, Kevin Spacey has already reached an agreement with the heirs of one of his complainants and has avoided going to trial. Here everything is known so far.
This is one of the more than a dozen complaints of sexual harassment that have been made to the famous actor. On this occasion, the case was that of a therapist and masseuse who accused Spacey of having forced him to touch his genitals and tried to kiss him during a massage session in Malibu in October 2016.
Unfortunately, the complainant died in September 2019 of cancer. However, his heirs continued with the case and it is with them that Spacey has reached an agreement.
The details of the agreement have not been disclosed, but Variety says both sides have had to give in. Although there are currently two other complaints from two other masseuses, who, like the deceased, prefer to remain unidentified, the actor denies the accusations made to him.
This agreement saves Spacey from a trial that was scheduled for June 2020 and was suspended with the death of the complainant and with the subsequent agreement. The heirs of the deceased withdrew the lawsuit against Spacey last Monday.
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A christmas message
In addition to this recent agreement that the actor managed to get rid of the courts, Spacey also was in the spotlight in December 2019. The actor posted a video on YouTube in which he played Frank Underwood again, his famous role in the Netflix series House of cards. This is strange for two reasons.
In the first place, the character who played Spacey and who was the protagonist of the series already died in the narrative plot of the last season due, precisely, to the multiple accusations that the actor has received. In this sense, why is Spacey still playing Underwood in this YouTube video? Will this mean a return of the super villain of American politics? While this video has put fans of the series to speculate, it is clear that it is not an official video of Netflix or the series, but one published from the personal channel of the actor.
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The other thing that is particular about the video is that Spacey has been retired from the screens and cameras since he was accused by more than a dozen people in 2017, will this be an actor's claim to return to the world of entertainment? He says in the video: "You didn't really think I was going to miss the opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas, did you?" . This attempt to regain the sympathy of his fans could be counterproductive, because accusations of sexual harassment only make this video more gloomy.