Disgraced Hollywood star Kevin Spacey is being sued for sexual battery and false imprisonment by an anonymous masseur who claims he was assaulted by the actor.
A masseur made a house call to Kevin Spacey’s Malibu home two years ago and claimed he was sexually propositioned by the naked actor and prevented from leaving, according to a new lawsuit against the Oscar-winning star.
The complaint filed on Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges that ‘John Doe’, a self-described seasoned massage therapist, was victimized by Spacey in October 2016.
Ironically, Spacey portrayed a serial killer called ‘John Doe” in the film Seven.
“Spacey assaulted and battered plaintiff by forcing plaintiff to touch his scrotum, testicles, and penis, grabbing plaintiff’s shoulders and pulling him in for an apparent attempted forced kiss, and grabbing plaintiff’s genitalia,” reads the complaint obtained by Deadline.
Doe claims Spacey, entered wearing a robe and then “closed and locked the door” to the room in the guest house where he had set up his massage table, according to the to the 11-page complaint, first reported by Deadline.
When Doe questioned Spacey if there were “any problem areas” that he should focus on for the massage, the actor replied that “he was having some pain or discomfort in his groin area,” the lawsuit states.
Doe asked Spacey to lie face down, but instead Spacey allegedly “laid down on the massage table facing up.”
As the masseur attempted to work on Spacey’s leg, the actor allegedly grabbed his hand and pulled it into his groin area, the lawsuit states.
Doe claims he pulled back to get out of Spacey’s grip and again “gave Spacey the benefit of the doubt” and returned to complete the massage. But then, according to Doe’s allegations, Spacey grabbed his hand and brought it toward his groin.
“What are you doing,” he remembered asking Spacey. “I am a professional. This is what I do for a living. I have a son.”
Spacey allegedly dismissed Doe, and allegedly complimented him on his eyes while allegedly grabbing Doe’s shoulders and pulling him closer, in what he described in the complaint as an attempted kiss.”
The masseur claims he was fed up and demanded to leave telling Spacey, “this is over — just let me go,” and broke down the massage table and leaving behind “sheets and oil”.
But Doe contends that Spacey “blocked access to Spacey’s massage table and the door with his naked body,” according to the complaint.
He also says he filed a report with the Los Angeles Police Department about the incident. The L.A. District Attorney’s office earlier this month announced it declined to pursue charges against Spacey in a different matter, because it happened in 1992 and was outside of the statute of limitations.
The actor is already being probed by Los Angeles prosecutors as well as British authorities for other sexual assault accusations.
Spacey was accused by Star Trek Discovery actor Anthony Rapp of molesting him when he was a teenager. Rapp said that Spacey, who in 1986, climbed on top of him on a bed during a party and attempted to “get with me sexually.”
The actor publicly stated he didn’t recall the incident and came out as a gay man. Before long, Spacey was removed from the hit Netflix series House of Cards, and was replaced via re-shoots by actor Christopher Plummer as J. Paul Getty in Ridley Scott’s completed film All The Money In The World.
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