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Kevin Spacey Accuses Anthony Rapp Of Fabricating Assault Claim: ‘I Never Had A Sexual Encounter With’ Him

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Mar. 7 2022, Published 2:34 p.m. ET

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Kevin Spacey is making a last-ditch effort to dismiss the sexual assault lawsuit filed by actor Anthony Rapp — and the disgraced actor is telling the judge under penalty of perjury that he never touched Rapp.

According to court documents obtained by Radar, the 62-year-old actor filed a declaration as part of the 50-year-old former child actor’s lawsuit.

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Rapp is suing Spacey over an alleged incident that went down at Spacey’s apartment in 1986 when he was only 14.

In court docs, Rapp — who was a child actor at the time — says the Hollywood star made unwanted advances on him at the event.

He claims Spacey grabbed his buttocks and proceeded to lift him onto a bed. Rapp says the actor then laid on top of him without consent.

Rapp is suing for unspecified damages claiming the incident caused him severe emotional distress and depression.

Spacey released a statement following the suit being filed in which he said he admired Rapp as an actor. “I’m beyond horrified to hear this story. I honestly do not remember the encounter, it would have been over 30 years ago. But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior, and I am sorry for the feelings he describes having carried with him all these years.”

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Despite the original statement, Spacey is now telling a slightly different story in court.

“I categorically deny [Rapp’s] claim that I sexually assaulted him or otherwise made a “sexual advance” on him. I met [Rapp] several decades ago. I never had a sexual encounter with Mr. Rapp. Nor did I harbor any sexual interest or desire in Mr. Rapp at that time or any time.”

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He added, “Nor did I have physical contact with Mr. Rapp or any other interaction with him that was for the purpose of sexual gratification of either me or him. Nor did I have any physical contact with Mr. Rapp or any other interaction with him that was for the purpose of degrading or abusing him."

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Spacey claims, “Any suggestion otherwise by Mr. Rapp or anyone else is absolutely false.”

A judge has yet to rule on Spacey’s motion to dismiss the entire lawsuit.

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