Kevin Spacey appeared in a Massachusetts courthouse on Monday, June 3, for a hearing regarding a summer 2016 incident in which he allegedly groped an 18-year-old manâ€™s genitals at a bar on Nantucket Island.
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The former House of Cards star, 59, wore a gray suit, blue tie and black glasses for his court appearance in which he was not required to attend, according to Boston 25 News. Spacey previously attended a hearing in January in which he did not enter a plea, resulting in a not guilty plea being entered on his behalf in accordance with a law in Massachusetts.
The two-time Oscar winner was charged with felony indecent assault and battery in the case in December 2018. He faces up to two-and-a-half years in jail if convicted of the alleged sexual assault.
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Spacey entered sex rehab in November 2017 following a series of headline-making sexual misconduct allegations. The Usual Suspects actor broke his silence in a YouTube video on Christmas Eve 2018 in which he seemingly addressed the situation while in character as House of Cardsâ€™ Frank Underwood.
â€œI know what you want. Oh sure, they may have tried to separate us but what we have is too strong, itâ€™s too powerful. After all, we shared everything, you and I; I told you my deepest darkest secrets,â€ Spacey said in the clip. â€œI showed you exactly what people are capable of. I shocked you with my honesty. But mostly, I challenged you and made you think, and you trusted me even though you knew you shouldnâ€™t. So, weâ€™re not done no matter what anybody says. And besides, I know what you want. You want me back.â€
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He went on to ask viewers if they would â€œbelieve the worst without evidenceâ€ before going into more detail.
â€œYou wouldnâ€™t rush to judgments without facts, would you? Did you? No, not you. Youâ€™re smarter than that. Anyway, all this presumption made for such an unsatisfying ending. And to think, it could have been such a memorable sendoff. I mean, if you and I learned nothing else these past years, itâ€™s that in life and art, nothing should be off the table,â€ he said. â€œWe werenâ€™t afraid, not of what we said, not of what we did and weâ€™re still not afraid. Because I can promise you this, if I didnâ€™t pay the price for the things we both know I did do, Iâ€™m certainly not gonna pay the price for I didnâ€™t do. Oh, of course, theyâ€™re gonna say Iâ€™m being disrespectful not playing by the rules, like I ever played by anyoneâ€™s rules before. I never did and you loved it.â€
Spacey was written off the popular Netflix series in 2017 following multiple allegations of sexual abuse.
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Bill Murray’s brother Ed, who inspired ‘Caddyshack,’ dies
News of the elder Murray’s death came in the form of a statement on the William Murray Golf Instagram account.”It’s with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of the legend Ed Murray,” the statement read. “Named after the family patriarch, it was Ed who introduced the Murray family to this wonderful game…
News of the elder Murray’s death came in the form of a statement on the William Murray Golf Instagram account.”It’s with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of the legend Ed Murray,” the statement read. “Named after the family patriarch, it was Ed who introduced the Murray family to this wonderful game of golf — by way of caddying at Indian Hills Country Club — at the age of 10, no less. (They don’t make ’em like that anymore.)”The statement went on to read that Murray “was the recipient of the Evans Scholarship back in 1963, while attending Northwestern University — a scholarship awarded to golf caddies — a family storyline which served as inspiration for the Danny Noonan character in ‘Caddyshack’ when Brian Doyle-Murray co-wrote that iconic screenplay.””Ed and all five Murray brothers are members of the Caddie Hall of Fame, as well — something all the boys take pride in, as this game helped shape their lives,” the statement said. “It was an honor for all of us to get to know Ed and to spend time with him over the past half decade as we’ve built this brand with the Murray family — and his loss is a hole that will never be filled.”No age or cause of death was given. Bill Murray played Carl Spackler in “Caddyshack” while Michael O’Keefe starred as Noonan in the 1980 sports comedy. CNN has reached out to an attorney for Bill Murray for comment.
Singer Christina Perri says she lost her baby, who was ‘born silent’
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“She is at peace now & will live forever in our hearts,” the singer and songwriter wrote on Twitter, posting a picture of the baby’s hand. Perri was in her third trimester. Perri’s heartbreaking post on Tuesday came just days after the 34-year-old singer wrote that the baby was being closely monitored and would likely have some “challenging issues when they arrive but hopefully I can stay pregnant a bit longer.”The singer in January announced the miscarriage of an 11-week-old baby, saying her family was “shocked & completely heartbroken.” Perri and her husband, Paul Costabile, also have a 2-year-old daughter, Carmella. “I am so sad but not ashamed,” Perri wrote of that earlier loss. “I am ever reminded how amazing and powerful women are at making life and at healing. To all the mothers who have been here and who will be here, I see you and I love you.””I am so sad but not discouraged. When the time feels right we will try again, but today, we mourn our little life lost.”It was that experience that Perri says helped changed her mind about a lot of things, including maternity photo shoots. She posted photos from one earlier this month. “I truly am grateful to be pregnant and grateful to be a woman,” she wrote on November 9. “I am so blown away by what our bodies can do. I don’t know if I’ll ever be pregnant again, so this time I’m going to celebrate and honor my pregnancy, my baby & my beautiful body.”
‘Dancing with the Stars’ crowns a new champ
“Dancing with the Stars” on Monday crowned “Bachelor” alum Kaitlyn Bristowe and Artem Chigvintsev the new champions. Bristowe and her partner performed a repeat of their Argentine Tango to “Toxic” by Britney Spears and another dance to “Sparkling Diamonds” from “Moulin Rouge” on their final night. Both earned rave reviews. The results came to the…
“Dancing with the Stars” on Monday crowned “Bachelor” alum Kaitlyn Bristowe and Artem Chigvintsev the new champions. Bristowe and her partner performed a repeat of their Argentine Tango to “Toxic” by Britney Spears and another dance to “Sparkling Diamonds” from “Moulin Rouge” on their final night. Both earned rave reviews. The results came to the shock of some, who had been rooting for “Catfish” host Nev Schulman and pro Jenna Johnson. Ultimately, the pair came in second place, but Schulman showed no signs of hard feelings over his loss. “Congrats @kaitlynbristowe you were amazing! Huge thanks to everyone at @DancingABC for letting me be a part of this fantastic show,” Schulman wrote on Twitter. In order to take the crown, Bristowe also beat out fellow finalists, actress Justina Machado and rapper Nelly.