Kevin Spacey’s sexual assault accuser has filed a civil lawsuit against the actor for allegedly groping him at a Nantucket bar in 2016 and causing “permanent mental distress.”
The 59-year-old actor, who already faced a criminal charge for allegedly groping the then-18-year-old man, now faces a civil suit after the teen claimed he has suffered “severe and permanent mental distress and emotional injuries” for the alleged incident, according to TMZ in a piece published Thursday.
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According to the Associated Press report, the lawsuit seeks “unspecified damages” for the alleged assault.
Spacey, has since pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery in January in the case. His attorney’s have accused the man of lying in order to get money out of the actor in a civil case.