Kevin Spacey under investigation in the UK for three new sexual assault allegations

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Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Sony Pictures(LONDON) -- Three new people have come forward accusing Kevin Spacey of sexual assault in the UK, Variety reports. These new cases are in addition to the three other cases announced in 2017, bringing the total of accusations in the U.K. against the Oscar-winning actor to six. 

Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command of the Metropolitan Police said they're investigating the new cases after a man came to them in April of this year, accusing the House of Cards actor of sexual assault in Westminster in 1996. In February, two other men came forward to accuse Spacey of assault in Gloucester in 2013 and in London in 2008. 

Per policy, police haven't disclosed the names of any of Spacey's accusers.

These new allegations come after American actor Anthony Rapp came forward last year, claiming Spacey climbed on top of him when he was 14. Rapp's allegations sparked an investigation into Spacey's behavior at London's Old Vic theater ,where he was artistic director for 11 years. In November, the theater said 20 cases were found where Spacey acted inappropriately. 

In addition to Rapp, Spacey has also been accused of inappropriate behavior by others in the U.S.

Since the allegations have come to light, Spacey has been fired from Netflix's House of Cards and was removed from Ridley Scott's 2017 film release, All the Money in the World.  Additionally, a completed Netflix biopic starring Spacey as author Gore Vidal was shelved.

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