Academy Award-winning US actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with sexually abusing an 18-year-old boy at a bar in Nantucket, Massachusetts, more than two years ago, according to local prosecutors.
Spacey is scheduled to be arraigned at Nantucket District Court on January 7 on a single charge of indecent assault and battery on a person who is at least 14 years old, Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe said in a statement.
The charge against Spacey, 59, whose full name is Kevin Spacey Fowler, was filed after a court hearing on December 20, O’Keefe said.
Heather Unruh, a television journalist in Boston, Massachusetts, alleged in November 2017 that her 18-year-old son was sexually assaulted by the actor at the Club Car restaurant and bar in Nantucket on July 7, 2016.
At a news conference in which she made the allegations, Unruh said Spacey bought her son several alcoholic drinks before the assault.
“Kevin Spacey bought him…