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More men accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual misconduct, actor seeks treatment

The news comes less than a week after actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of making an unwanted sexual advance at him when he was 14-years-old

Agencies  |  Los Angeles 

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New allegations of from a number of men have emerged against actor

Mexican actor Roberto Cavazos and American documentary filmmaker Tony Montana have shared their stories of how Spacey allegedly made unwanted advances towards them.

While Montana said he was left with PTSD for six months after he claims Spacey "forcefully" groped him, Cavazos, in a Facebook post, alleged that the actor made two advances on him, bordering on harassment, in London, where Cavazos appeared in various productions at The Old Vic theater.

Spacey served as the theater's artistic director from 2004 to 2015.

Cavazos added that Spacey frequently targeted young actors, particularly those under 30. "It was so common that it became a local joke (in poor taste)," Cavazos wrote.

The Old Vic has said no formal complaints were ever made against Spacey during his tenure, but the theater said it was setting up a confidential email address for people to report experiences of harassment.

The new accusations follow the explosive allegation by actor Anthony Rapp, who revealed that Spacey sexually assaulted him in the 1980s when he was just 14-year-old.

Production on the sixth and last season of Netflix's "House of Cards," in which Spacey plays the lead role of Frank Underwood, has since been suspended. The streaming service, which said it was "deeply troubled" by Rapp's allegation, is also behind "Gore," an upcoming biopic starring Spacey as the American writer Gore Vidal. Shooting on the project wrapped last month in Italy.

MasterClass has also pulled the Oscar winner's $90 online class on acting from its service.

Hit TV drama "This Is Us" has removed a reference to Spacey from one of its episodes following the allegations.

Meanwhile, Spacey is taking time off from acting to seek evaluation and treatment following multiple allegations.

"is taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment. No other information is available at this time," his representative said in a statement to

First Published: Thu, November 02 2017. 11:04 IST
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