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Why Kevin Spacey Won’t Be Charged With Sex Crimes — Read The Prosecutors' Explanation

Feb. 25 2019, Updated 11:44 a.m. ET

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Off the hook!

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office nixed charges against Kevin Spacey stemming from accusations he sexually assaulted an acquaintance in 1992.

“The reporting party alleged that he was the victim of a sexual assault by the suspect in 1992,” paperwork from the district attorney’s office said on Tuesday. “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.”

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According to the district attorney’s office, the victim was not a minor at the time of the alleged crime.

In August, the district attorney’s office announced that it was looking into a second sexual assault case against Spacey, following an initial case presented to the office in April.

The former House of Cards star has been accused by multiple men of sexual assault and misconduct during the #MeToo movement.

As a result, Spacey was fired from his lead role on House of Cards, and his most recent film, Billionaire Boys Club, bombed at the box office, with a $618 opening weekend — Spacey’s career low.

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