Entertainment L.A. District Attorney Reviewing Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey

23:21  11 april  2018
23:21  11 april  2018 Source:   The Hollywood Reporter

Jury selection wraps up in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial

  Jury selection wraps up in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial Prosecutors and the defense have wrapped up jury selection in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case, setting the stage for the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Six alternates were picked Thursday. During an earlier showdown over the jury's racial makeup, Cosby's lawyers accused prosecutors of discrimination for removing a black woman from consideration.NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors and the defense wrapped up jury selection in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case Thursday, setting the stage for the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

Police reports were filed against him in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, New York and London and the L . A . district attorney established a task force to review sexual assault allegations arising from the scandal.

Crews filed a sexual assault complaint against Venit with the Los Angeles Police Department in December, and the case was referred to the district attorney ’s office, which subsequently referred the case to the city attorney ’s office for misdemeanor filing consideration.

Kevin Spacey wearing a suit and tie © Provided by The Hollywood Reporter

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reviewing a sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed. 

The case was presented to the district attorney's office April 5 by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

No additional details were given. 

The two-time Oscar winner and former star of House of Cards has been accused of sexual assault by a number of men in the U.S. and in England. Authorities in both countries opened criminal investigations into the accusations. 

In the subsequent fallout, Spacey was fired from the Netflix series and replaced in Ridley Scott’s big-screen crime thriller All the Money in the World

Weinstein sexual assault prosecution would be 'the case of the century' — so stakes high for Los Angeles DA

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sexual assault . Justice is surely coming for human shitstain and alleged serial sexual predator Harvey Weinstein: After receiving dozens of reports alleging sexual misconduct against the disgraced Hollywood producer, the LAPD has sent three cases to the Los Angeles District Attorney ’s Office.

3 Jan, 2018 3 Jan, 2018. Two sexual assault cases against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein have been filed with the Los Angeles County District Attorney ’s office and are now “under review .”

The first person to come forward with an allegation was Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp, who claimed Spacey made sexual advances toward him in his New York apartment in 1986 when Rapp was 14 years old. 

Spacey responded to that with a highly controversial statement, and he has remained silent over the additional allegations. 

Related video: Kevin Spacey comes out as gay in apology to Anthony Rapp (via CBS News)


Bill Cosby's retrial jury mirrors first on gender, race .
The jury picked to decide Bill Cosby's fate in the first big trial of the #MeToo era mirrors the gender and racial makeup of the group that deadlocked in last year's trial. There are seven men and five women. Ten are white, two are black. Jury selection resumes for a fourth day on Thursday as the prosecution and defense work to select six alternates.Race dominated Wednesday's jury selection.

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