Spacey Case Dropped in Young-Man Groping Charge

The key charges against actor Kevin Spacey were dropped by prosecutors this week as the #metoo movement charges on. The politically motivated movement is mainly focused on political opportunities to destroy conservative leaders, but it roiled more liberal figure-heads than ever expected along the way. (AP photo)

AP News – Prosecutors dropped a case Wednesday accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a resort island bar in 2016 after the accuser refused to testify about a missing cellphone the defense says contains information supporting the actor’s claims of innocence.

Spacey was charged with indecent assault and battery last year in the only criminal case that has been brought against the actor since his career collapsed amid a slew of sexual misconduct allegations.

The two-time Oscar winner was among the earliest and biggest names to be ensnared in the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment that swept across the entertainment and other industries.

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