Kevin Spacey Sued By 'Rent' Actor Over Alleged Sex Assault

By Mike LaSusa (September 9, 2020, 11:26 PM EDT) -- Kevin Spacey was hit with a lawsuit Wednesday in Manhattan court accusing the actor of sexually abusing two men who were teenagers at the time of the alleged assaults in the 1980s, including one of the main players from the hit Broadway musical "Rent."

The suit against Spacey was lodged by Anthony Rapp, the actor who portrayed Mark Cohen in "Rent," and another man suing under the initials C.D.

Rapp said in the suit that he was 14 when he met Spacey in 1986. Rapp says he attended a party at Spacey's home during which Spacey "grabbed" Rapp's buttocks and "lifted...

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