Kevin Spacey-Anthony Rapp Civil Trial: The Verdict

It took the jury an hour and twenty minutes to render their verdict.  http://gty.im/1244111429 The first question they were tasked with evaluating asked: Did Mr. Rapp prove, by a preponderance of the evidence, that Mr. Fowler touched a sexual or intimate part or parts of Mr. Rapp. http://gty.im/1244077359 It was a simple Yes/No choice ___YES … Continue reading Kevin Spacey-Anthony Rapp Civil Trial: The Verdict

Closing ARguments: KEVIN SPACEY-ANTHONY RAPP TRIAL UPDATE: DAY 9—SPACEY 6; RAPP 2

Closing arguments and jury deliberation. Closing arguments were heard today in the civil trial brought against Kevin Spacey by actor Anthony Rapp. http://gty.im/1244100292 Richard Steigman, attorney for Rapp, started his closing arguments by stating the defense’s sole position was that of accusing his client of “a 35-year crusade” against defendant Spacey.  During Mr. Steigman’s rambling … Continue reading Closing ARguments: KEVIN SPACEY-ANTHONY RAPP TRIAL UPDATE: DAY 9—SPACEY 6; RAPP 2

Defense Rests: KEVIN SPACEY-ANTHONY RAPP TRIAL UPDATE: DAY 8—SPACEY 5; RAPP 2

A short day for the final day of evidence in the Anthony Rapp Kevin Spacey civil trial  http://gty.im/1244077562 The morning began with a continued cross-examination of Dr. Bardey, a forensic psychiatrist and expert witness testifying on behalf of defendant Kevin Spacey.  The bulk of Dr. Bardey’s testimony centered around Dr. Rocchio’s PTSD diagnosis of Mr. … Continue reading Defense Rests: KEVIN SPACEY-ANTHONY RAPP TRIAL UPDATE: DAY 8—SPACEY 5; RAPP 2

KEVIN SPACEY-ANTHONY RAPP TRIAL UPDATE: DAY 6—SPACEY 4; RAPP 2

Before I dig into the Kevin Spacey-Anthony Rapp trial update for day 6, I have to apologize. Life got in the way and I couldn't get a blog up for the 5th day coverage. But—I didn't leave you hanging. You can check out all the day 5 activities, here, in the Popping-Culture podcast. https://youtu.be/1aoJVWw2rL4 Shortly … Continue reading KEVIN SPACEY-ANTHONY RAPP TRIAL UPDATE: DAY 6—SPACEY 4; RAPP 2

Kevin Spacey-Anthony Rapp trial UPDATE: DAY 3—SPACEY 2; RAPP 1

Kevin Spacey is accompanied by defense attorney Jennifer Keller On Day 3 of the Kevin Spacey-Anthony Rapp trial Anthony Rapp walked, shoulders slumped, face contorted, seemingly barely able to control his emotions as he trudged toward the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse in New York City yesterday morning. His husband’s attempts to offer comfort … Continue reading Kevin Spacey-Anthony Rapp trial UPDATE: DAY 3—SPACEY 2; RAPP 1

Anthony Rapp-Kevin Spacey Trial Update: Day 2—Spacey 1; Rapp 1

Kevin Spacey leaves court Friday, October 7th Day 2 of the Kevin Spacey trial wrapped up yesterday afternoon, hot on the heels of a blistering takedown of Rapp’s team by defense lawyer Jennifer Keller during opening statements on Thursday.  As reported yesterday, Keller’s use of Rapp’s own recorded words during an earlier deposition seriously undermined … Continue reading Anthony Rapp-Kevin Spacey Trial Update: Day 2—Spacey 1; Rapp 1

Kevin Spacey Trial Update: Day 1—Spacey 1; Rapp 0

Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at New York Southern District Court, Oct 6, accompanied by Manager Evan Lowenstein and legal team Kevin Spacey Trial: Day 1 Update | Yesterday morning six men and six women were selected for jury duty for Rapp et al. v. Fowler before His Honor, Justice Lewis A Kaplan. Opening arguments began … Continue reading Kevin Spacey Trial Update: Day 1—Spacey 1; Rapp 0

Kevin Spacey Trial: Who is Judge Lewis A. Kaplan? (and Podcast update)

Kevin Spacey Trial Podcast: Episode 1: Over this past weekend, I had the opportunity to sit down with Adam H Douglas over at Popping Culture and discuss the upcoming Kevin Spacey trial. You can check that out below. https://youtu.be/jHn9cAkvnb8 what to expect from the trial Kevin Spacey could be on the stand early, with some … Continue reading Kevin Spacey Trial: Who is Judge Lewis A. Kaplan? (and Podcast update)

Chasing Kevin Spacey: Anthony Rapp’s Case Begins Next Week

When Adam Vary wrote the Buzzfeed article about his friend's (Anthony Rapp) sex abuse allegations against Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, he set off a string of dominoes that continue to fall almost five years later, even in my own life.