The therapeutic massage therapist who sued Kevin Spacey for sexual assault has died, based on courtroom information.
Lawyers for Spacey filed a “notice of statement noting plaintiff’s death” in the federal case on Tuesday. They stated they had been knowledgeable on Sept. 11 that the masseur had “recently passed.”
“No additional data or particulars have been given to Mr. Fowler’s counsel, however Plaintiff’s counsel said they meant to inform the Court with extra data at an acceptable time sooner or later,” the submitting stated, referring to Spacey by his actual title, Kevin Fowler.
The therapeutic massage therapist, who filed his swimsuit as an nameless John Doe, had claimed he was attacked by the “American Beauty” actor two years in the past throughout a therapeutic massage session in Malibu.
Spacey, 60, allegedly twice grabbed the masseur’s hand and guided it to his non-public elements, the swimsuit stated. The Oscar winner was additionally accused of grabbing the alleged sufferer’s shoulders in an try and kiss him and attempting to fondle his genitals.
Spacey additionally allegedly requested to carry out a sex act on the therapeutic massage therapist — inflicting him to bolt from the session.
The lawsuit may very well be continued by the therapist’s property within the wake of his loss of life, which was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.