Old Vic theatre accused of ‘breach of trust’ by actor alleging Kevin Spacey groped him
The Old Vic theatre has been accused of a “breach of trust” by an actor who allges that he was groped by Kevin Spacey. Spacey has repeatedly been accused of inappropriate sexual behaviour this week, since Star Trek actor Anthony Rapp accused him of making sexual advances on him when he was 14. In response, Spacey wrote on Twitter that he didn’t remember the incident, but apologised for “what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behaviour.” The Baby Driver actor added that he was “sorry for the feelings he [Rapp] describes having carried with him all these years,” before saying: “I choose now to live as a gay man.” And now the Old Vic theatre, of which Spacey was the artistic director for a decade, has been drawn into the controversy. BuzzFeed’s Patrick Strudwick reveals that an anonymous actor alleges that he was groped by Spacey repeatedly in 2013. In the wake of the earlier allegations, the theatre set up a confidential helpline for potential victims of sexual harassment. The actor, however; chose to speak to BuzzFeed, saying he was unsure of the security of an email address set up by the Old Vic after he received an email
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