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BREAKING NEWS Kevin Spacey admits he was ‘handsy’ and ‘sexually touched someone in a way he didn’t want to’

By Molly Clayton

8:00 PM June 11, 2024, updated 8:26 PM June 11, 2024

Kevin Spacey has admitted to being ‘handsy’ and ‘pushing boundaries’ despite being acquitted of sexually assaulting four men last year.

In a candid interview, the disgraced Hollywood actor revealed he has struggled with thoughts of suicide since being accused of indecent assault against four men in 2018.

Speaking to Piers Morgan Uncensored, the double Oscar winner said he is now on the brink of bankruptcy due to his million dollar legal fees and has been forced to sell his house.

He went on to say that he has spoken to a “significant” number of men to personally apologize for his past behavior and that he plans to “get back on the horse.”

When asked what he considers bad behavior, Mr Morgan said: “Pushing the boundaries.

Kevin Spacey has admitted to being ‘handsy’ and ‘pushing boundaries’ despite being acquitted of sexually assaulting four men last year
When asked by Piers Morgan what he considers bad behavior, Spacey said: ‘Pushing the boundaries’

‘Being too handsy, touching someone sexually in a way that I didn’t know at the time that that person didn’t want. Personally, I have caressed people, I have been gentle with people, that’s who I am.

“You’re picking on someone, you don’t want to be aggressive. You want to be gentle. You want to see if they will respond positively.

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“I am absolutely 150 percent willing to take responsibility for the things I have done and the mistakes I have made. “Bad, bad, bad behavior sometimes.”

Spacey was one of the most famous faces in Hollywood until allegations of sexual misconduct were made in 2017, with streaming giant Netflix cutting ties with the actor.

He was accused of abusing his fame and power to carry out nine sexual attacks on four men during his tenure as artistic director of the Old Vic theatre. But he insisted the claims were “crazy” and accused the claimants of “lying for money.”

In July 2023, the actor was dramatically acquitted of sexually assaulting the four men following a high-profile trial at Southwark Crown Court, in which Sir Elton John gave evidence in his defense.

After being linked to Prince Andrew and Ghislaine Maxwell and pictured with the convicted felon during a tour of Buckingham Palace in 2002, Spacey denied ever being on sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s island.

When asked about his friendship with the American, who died in prison in 2019, Spacey said: “He wasn’t my friend. I am not a confidante. I never spent any time with him.”

Speaking to Piers Morgan Uncensored, the double Oscar winner said he is now on the brink of bankruptcy due to his million dollar legal fees and has been forced to sell his house.
Spacey was a mainstay on Netflix’s hit drama series House of Cards until allegations were made about his behavior
Spacey was one of the most famous faces in Hollywood until allegations of sexual misconduct were made in 2017, with streaming giant Netflix cutting ties with the actor

Spacey co-stars with Mena Suvari in Sam Mendes’ 1999 Hollywood film American Beauty
He won the Oscar for Best Actor in 2020 for his role in American Beauty, in which he played Lester Burnham, a man experiencing a midlife crisis

Spacey also spoke out about his sexuality on the same day as the allegations against him in 2017, coming out as gay in a statement.

He said: ‘I’ve had relationships with both men and women. I have loved men and had romantic encounters all my life, and I now choose to live as a gay man.”

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Speaking about his sexuality for the first time, Mr. Spacey told Mr. Morgan: “I was closeted as a man, and I was very closeted for a very long time, and now that I’m out, regardless of the fact that I came out way that wasn’t the best coming out party ever, I would like to try to be an equally positive voice for those who are struggling to embrace themselves and their own lives.”

When asked about his current relationships, meeting a partner and what he has learned, he said, “Well, if I’ve learned anything, I’ve learned that a first step doesn’t have to be physical.

“So I’m hopeful and I believe I’ll be able to meet someone who is willing to judge me based on what they experience and not based on the headlines.”

When asked where he lives now and if he will file for bankruptcy, Spacey said, “This week, where I’ve been living in Baltimore, it’s going to be foreclosed on.

‘My house is being sold at auction.

The two-time Oscar-winning actor has defiantly vowed not to give up acting after seven years in ‘exile’ (Spacey pictured in Los Angeles in 1996 after winning Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Usual Suspects)
Kevin Spacey addresses media gathered outside Southwark Crown Court after being found not guilty of sex crimes between 2001 and 2013
Pictured: Spacey outside Southwark Crown Court in July 2023 after being found not guilty of sexually assaulting three men
Actor Kevin Spacey will leave the Old Bailey Central Criminal Court, London in 2022

‘I don’t know exactly where I’m going to live yet, but I’ve been living in Baltimore since we started filming House of Cards there.

“I’ve thought about filing a few times, but we’ve managed to avoid it, at least as of today.

‘I still have a lot of legal bills that I haven’t been able to pay.

‘Many millions, yes. The house itself is worth many millions.’

When Mr. Morgan asked him what he plans to do in the near future, he said, “Get back on the horse.”