LA district attorney reviewing possible sex crime case against Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey assault accusations under review by L.A. prosecutors

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The Hollywood Reporter reports that a sexual assault case concerning actor Kevin Spacey is being officially looked at by the L.A. district attorney, and that "the case was presented to the district attorney's office April 5 by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department".

USA media reported on Thursday morning (AEDT) a case relating to the former House of Cards star had been presented by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on April 5.

Following the allegations, Netflix announced that Spacey would not be involved with any further production of "House of Cards".

Spacey (58) became embroiled in controversy a year ago when actor Anthony Rapp accused him of trying to seduce him in 1986 when Rapp was 14.

Even the Oscar-winning celebrity was sacked from the Netflix series "House of Cards" previous year afterwards which he had been accused of sexual misconduct. The other two investigations involve alleged sexual assaults in 2005 and 2008.

London cops were already investigating two similar complaints lodged against Spacey, who was artistic director at The Old Vic theatre from 2004 to 2015. Since then, numerous men have accused Spacey of groping them.

Former Boston TV news anchor Heather Unruh claimed actor Spacey sexually assaulted her teenage son at a Nantucket restaurant after an evening of drinking.

Christopher Plummer replaced Spacey in Ridley's film, who went on to earn Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for the role. Rapp said he was 14 years old when Spacey laid on top of him at a party and tried to seduce him.

In response, Spacey issued a statement on Twitter addressing the allegations - and came out as gay.