Kevin Spacey Foundation closing down its operations in UK

Vastavam web: The Kevin Spacey Foundation, created to encourage young people in the performing arts, is closing down its operations in the UK.The announcement was made by the trustees of the organisation in a statement posted on the its official website.”The trustees would like to thank all their partners, artists and organisations for the great work that has been done in association with the foundation. The trustees hope that the objects of the charity will be taken forward by other organisations,” the statement read.

Steven Jackson-Winter, a drama teacher and longtime associate of Spacey, used to head the foundation’s UK operations, but he left it in November last year following the sexual misconduct allegations against the actor.In October last year, Spacey was accused of sexual assaulting actor Anthony Rapp when he was 14. Spacey had said he had no recollection of the incident while coming out as gay.