Kevin Spacey reportedly engaged in a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old back when he was 24, the man alleges in an anonymous interview with Vulture published on Thursday.
The explosive claims come four days after actor Anthony Rapp first accused Spacey of sexual assault when he was also 14 in 1986, three years after the new accuser says his relationship with Spacey occurred. Two other men, including actor Roberto Cavazos, have accused Spacey of similar behavior. Vulture received an email from Spacey's lawyer that said "Mr. Spacey absolutely denies the allegations" in its newly-published interview.
In Vulture's in-depth interview with the man, who requested to remain anonymous, he claims that after initially meeting Spacey at an acting class in 1981 at the age of 12, they met again in 1983 while in line for Shakespeare in the Park, where they took a walk and Spacey gave him his phone number before they allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship.
"I called him on the phone the next day, and he told me how he was in love with me and wanted to see me," the man told Vulture. "I went and saw him at an apartment he was renting on the Upper West Side. He had a black Labrador named Snake. He might’ve been walking that dog in Central Park when we bumped into him that night. We started a sexual relationship that first visit, which mostly involved me f--king him."
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The man recalled Spacey having photos of actress Jennifer Jason Leigh, who he referred to as his girlfriend, at his apartment. He doesn't remember "a lot of conversation," but remembers "a lot of physical activity."
He alleges that he was also in a consensual relationship with his older cousin, though he broke off that relationship as he continued to see Spacey.
"My memory is that we met up three or four more times with, again, proclamations that we loved each other," he continued. "Also, [he was telling me] that there were producers who were really interested in me as an actor and that he wanted to get me auditions. He talked about some play and how he wanted to get me an audition for it. He hadn’t seen me act since I was 12."
Things fizzled out between Spacey and the man before he reportedly called the "House of Cards" actor on a pay phone when he was 15 and met up with him at a new apartment of his also on the Upper West Side.
"He told me to come over, and I went to the apartment," he alleges. "And I thought we were going to kiss and tell each other we loved each other and I was going to go. But he wanted to have sex, and this time he wanted to f--k me, which had never happened to me before."
He alleges that Spacey then "tried to rape" him: "He did not say. He just did." But he was able to escape his advances before the actor had penetrated him.
"I guess he must have come up behind me and yanked down my baggy jeans, and he goes to f--k me and I’m like, 'No, I don’t want to.' And he pushes hard, and grabs me, and starts shoving up against my a--hole, and it hurts like a motherf--ker. I again tell him no, and he tries again. I am strong enough, thank God, both somewhere in my brain and in my body, to get him off of me. I’m sturdy, thankfully. I throw him off of me and I run crying down the stairs and out into the street and then suck it all up and go have dinner."
To him, there's no other word for the alleged encounter other than "attempted rape."
"I told him I didn’t want that, he went again to do it, I told him no, he went again and pushed harder and grabbed me and pushed harder," he explained. "I don’t know how I would see that as anything besides an attempted rape, which I was able to thwart."
According to his account, the man says that Spacey stopped picking up his phone. Other than a quick phone call a year later, when Spacey tried to invite himself over, they haven't had any contact since. The man says he started telling his friends about the relationship when he was in his early 20s, a claim that Vulture reports it corroborated through close friends of his that remember him talking about it in the '90s.
He now thinks of Spacey as a "pedophile and a sexual predator" and doesn't understand why Spacey engaged in a sexual relationship with him when he was just 14 years old.
"Up until then, I just thought about him as somebody who had really done me wrong and tried to rape me, but not as somebody who had functioned as a predator," he told Vulture.
In the days since scandal first broke, Kevin Spacey has retreated to "seek evaluation and treatment," according to his rep, as production on season 6 of his Netflix hit "House of Cards" has been indefinitely postponed.
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