In documents obtained by TMZ, Spacey's attorneys said that appearing in court would "amplify the negative publicity already generated in connection with the case".
BOSTON (AP) - Kevin Spacey says his presence at a MA courthouse on accusations that he groped a young man would "amplify the negative publicity already generated in connection with this case".
Actor Kevin Spacey has asked a MA judge to skip his arraignment in a Nantucket court next week on sexual assault charges.
He will plead not guilty.
"On December 20, 2018 following a public show cause hearing at Nantucket District Court, Clerk Magistrate Brian Kearney issued a criminal complaint of indecent assault and battery against Kevin S. Fowler, also known as Kevin Spacey", a statement from the Cape and Islands District Attorney office read.
Ms Unruh has told reporters her son didn't report the assault at the time because he was embarrassed and scared.
He had previously been accused by multiple people of sexual harassment, misconduct and assault.
"All that can be heard of Spacey is him telling the photographer: ".not a big deal, I appreciate what you're doing" and "try to stay warm and have a happy new year".
Neither Spacey nor his lawyers have addressed the allegation publicly, but the actor released a video last week in the voice of Frank Underwood, his character on Netflix's "House of Cards" in which he said, "I'm certainly not going to pay the price for the thing I didn't do". So we're not done, no matter what anyone says, and I know what you want.
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Jasprit Bumrah picked six of the ten opposition wickets that fell on the day three of the third Border-Gavaskar Test. India declared early on day four of the third test in the four-match series, giving Australia a sniff at victory.
Nearby LaGuardia Airport grounded all flights for about 30 minutes in order to do an airport inspection, according to the FAA. Governor Andrew Cuomo said full power has been restored to the airport, and that there are no significant outages to report .
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Paine admits that Australia need Smith, Warner
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China court orders retrial for Canadian
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Iranians found on English beach as Channel crossings mount
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How major U.S. stock indexes fared Wednesday
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index was up less than 1 percent, while markets in Shanghai and Hong Kong were down less than half a percent. Even so, the market remains headed for what could be its steepest annual loss since the financial crisis.