Massage therapist who accused Kevin Spacey of sexual misconduct dead

Brenda Watkins
September 21, 2019

The anonymous massage therapist who claimed he was sexually assaulted by Kevin Spacey has died.

Given the anonymity of the late plaintiff, reports say it could be hard for the case to continue after his death.

An unnamed man who was suing Kevin Spacey for sexual assault based on an alleged 2016 incident at the actor's Malibu home has died, Spacey's lawyers said in a court filing today.

The actor had been pushing for the courts to disclose the plaintiff's identification however a month after a federal choose refused Spacey's request, the plaintiff's legal professional knowledgeable Spacey that the shopper "recently passed". The masseur had been identified in the personal injury lawsuit only as John Doe.

"No further information or details have been given to (Spacey's) counsel, but plaintiff's counsel stated they intend to notify the court with additional information at an appropriate time in the future", the notice said.

Adding hat the lawsuit could be continued by the therapist's estate in the wake of his death. Unless the estate is substituted in the person's place, the court might dismiss the case.

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Though the judge allowed the plaintiff to remain anonymous and ordered the suit to proceed, it's possible Spacey may now avoid the legal battle completely.

According to The Los Angeles Times, Doe alleged that the "House of Cards" actor forced him to touch the actor's genitals twice and tried to kiss him forcibly.

The disgraced House of Cards actor still faces six allegations of sexual assault in the United Kingdom between 1996 and 2013.

Her cousin, Cindy Culkin, told RadarOnline, "Linda was one of the first to accuse Kevin Spacey of attacking young men, and I find it very odd that you don't hear anything more about her accident - or about the person who hit her".

Spacey additionally faces six allegations of sexual assault within the United Kingdom between 1996 and 2013; he was voluntarily interviewed beneath warning in Might 2019.

In July, Massachusetts prosecutors dropped a high-profile case claiming the actor groped an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 because the accuser stopped cooperating.

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