US actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenager at a bar in Massachusetts.
He will appear in court on January 7 over the incident, which allegedly occurred in Nantucket in July 2016.
On Monday, Mr. Spacey posted a video in which he appears to deny any wrongdoing while in character as Frank Underwood from House of Cards.
“I’m certainly not going to pay the price for the things I didn’t do,” he says in the clip.
“You wouldn’t believe the worst without evidence, would you?” he asks. “You wouldn’t rush to judgements without facts.”
The alleged victim is the son of former television news presenter Heather Unruh, who spoke publicly about the incident last year.
She accused Mr Spacey of buying her then 18-year-old son alcohol – the drinking age in Massachusetts is 21 – and then groping him. Read more