Kevin Spacey accuser Anthony Rapp should pay $39K after intercourse abuse go well with loss – New York Submit

Kevin Spacey’s accuser should fork over $39,000 to the actor after losing his sexual abuse lawsuit in October, new courtroom papers present.

A Manhattan federal jury cleared the 63-year-old “Home of Playing cards” actor of Anthony Rapp’s allegations that Spacey inappropriately touched him and made undesirable sexual advances in 1986, when Rapp was simply 14.

Rapp, 50, sued Spacey for $40 million however the jury discovered that he shouldn’t be awarded any damages.

On Thursday, a Manhattan federal courtroom entered a judgment ordering Rapp to pay the “American Magnificence” actor $39,089, the courtroom papers present.

Spacey’s legal professional Chase Scolnick lauded the Oct. 20 jury verdict however mentioned the cash doesn’t make up for the injury achieved to his consumer’s identify.

“We’re happy with the jury’s verdict discovering Mr. Rapp’s allegations false and the courtroom’s order awarding Mr. Spacey $40,000,” Scolnick mentioned in an announcement. “However these prices do little to compensate Mr. Spacey for the hurt Mr. Rapp’s false allegations prompted him.”

Kevin Spacey is pictured outside of Manhattan federal court.
Kevin Spacey’s accuser should pay him $39,000 after dropping his sexual abuse go well with in opposition to the actor.
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Jurors heard testimony from each Rapp – who starred within the 2005 film “Lease” – and Spacey in the course of the three-week trial that kicked off on Oct. 6.

Rapp claimed Spacey, then 26, acquired on high of him and made sexual advances at a celebration at Spacey’s Manhattan pad when he was 14.

However Spacey’s legal professionals claimed Rapp, as a middling actor watching the success of Spacey’s profession develop by means of the a long time, allegedly cooked up the false story of sexual abuse.

Amid the #MeToo motion, Spacey has dodged different sexual assault claims that acquired him kicked off the hit Netflix present “Home of Playing cards.”

Anthony Rapp is pictured.
Anthony Rapp misplaced his sexual abuse lawsuit in October.
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Two males who accused the actor of groping them have died: Author Ari Behn by no means took authorized motion, and a therapeutic massage therapist’s California federal lawsuit was dropped after his loss of life.

Additionally, a prison case on allegations that Spacey groped a person at a Nantucket bar in 2016 was dropped when the accuser refused to testify in opposition to the actor.

In Los Angeles, prosecutors declined to deliver a case in opposition to Spacey over a 1992 declare as a result of the alleged incident was outdoors the statute of limitations.

One prison case stays in opposition to Spacey within the UK over claims he sexually assaulted several men when he was an inventive director at London’s 200-year-old Outdated Vic theater between 2005 and 2013. He’s out of custody pending his trial, slated for June 6, 2023.

Rapp’s legal professionals didn’t instantly return a request for remark.

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