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Kevin Spacey and Anthony Rapp's lawyers face off as sexual misconduct trial begins

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Lawyers acting for Kevin Spacey and Anthony Rapp delivered their opening statements as part of a civil trial held at a Manhattan federal court on Thursday.

The Star Trek: Discovery actor sued Spacey in 2020 for assault, battery, and intentionally inflicting emotional distress, after first making public accusations in October 2017.

Rapp has claimed Spacey made sexual advances towards him in 1986 when he was just 14 and both were performing on Broadway. The civil suit alleges the then 26-year-old groped Rapp on the bottom and placed him on a bed before putting his body partially on top of his.

Spacey's attorney Jennifer Keller addressed Rapp's allegations in an opening statement, calling the lawsuit an attempt to gain "attention, sympathy and to raise (Rapp's) own profile".

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