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Web Desk
May 15, 2021

Kevin Spacey accuser refuses to reveal identity, leading to lawsuit’s dismissal

Web Desk
Sat, May 15, 2021

A civil lawsuit against Hollywood's disgraced actor Kevin Spacey will now be getting dismissed after the man who accused him of sexual assault refused to reveal his identity.

“C.D.”, as he is known in the court documents,  accused the House of Cards actor of sexual assault and was ordered by US District Judge Lewis Kaplan to lift the veil of his identity last week.

The judge ruled that interest in the case is “magnified because C.D. has made his allegations against a public figure.”

On Thursday, however, his attorney rejected the court’s request to reveal his name.

According to  CNN, his attorneys, Richard M. Steigman and Peter J. Saghir, wrote in a letter: “As we had previously informed the Court, C.D. believes he is unable to withstand the scrutiny and intrusion into his life if his identity is revealed in this matter.”

Moreover, the attorneys added that the “unwanted attention” that he would receive would be “simply too much for him to bear.”

C.D. had earlier claimed that Spacey had sexually assaulted him back in 1980s when the accuser was just 14 years old.