LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Los Angeles prosecutors mentioned on Tuesday (Sept four) that they didn’t plan to file sexual assault expenses in three separate instances concentrating on actors Kevin Spacey, Steven Seagal and Anthony Anderson.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s workplace informed AFP that the instances involving Spacey and Seagal weren’t being pursued as a result of the statute of limitations had run out, whereas the case in opposition to Anderson was being dropped as a result of the alleged sufferer had declined to be interviewed by police.
Spacey, who lost his position within the hit sequence House Of Cards following sexual misconduct expenses in opposition to him within the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, had been accused of sexually assaulting an unidentified acquaintance in 1992.
“The allegation is outside the statute of limitations, therefore, an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the evidence is not warranted and prosecution is declined,” the prosecutor’s workplace mentioned.
The case for the action-movie star Seagal, who was accused of assaulting an 18-year-old acquaintance in 1993, was additionally deserted on the identical grounds.
Black-ish star Anderson was accused of sexually assaulting a girl earlier this spring, however the alleged sufferer “has declined to be interviewed by the investigating officer”, the prosecutor’s workplace mentioned.
The lady had informed police that the assault passed off at an event the actor had hosted. He has denied the declare.
Spacey and Seagal are dealing with potential expenses in different instances at present beneath investigation.
Spacey can also be beneath investigation for sexual misconduct in London.
Seagal has denied the accusations in opposition to him.
Spacey’s publicist in November mentioned the two-time Oscar winner, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by greater than a dozen males and boys, was “taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment”.