Published: Fri, December 27, 2019
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Kevin Spacey accuser Ari Behn dies at 47

Kevin Spacey accuser Ari Behn dies at 47

In 1999, he published a book of short stories and plays Trist Som Faen, or Sad As Hell, that was translated into several languages.

Back in December 2017, the 44-year-old accused Spacey of touching him "right on the balls" under a dinner table at the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize concert.

In 2017, Behn came forward with an accusation of sexual assault against Spacey, who was sacked from his Netflix series "House of Cards" after several similar accusations from other men came out that year.

After Behn's passing, King Harald V and Queen Sonja said in a joint statement, "Ari has been an important part of our family for many years, and we carry warm, fond memories of him". An anonymous massage parlor therapist who had accused Spacey also passed away in September. It means Spacey will enter the new year free from any of the charges hanging over him. "The next time someone does something you don't like, you can go on the attack", he says in one clip. "Our thoughts go esepcially to Maud, Leah and Emma (Behn's daughters with Princess Martha Louise)" and to "Martha Louise and Ari's closest family".

On Christmas Eve, Spacey posted a YouTube video in which he channels his "House of Cards" alter ego US president Frank Underwood. The Hollywood actor did post a freaky video on YouTube on Christmas Eve titled KTWK (Kill Them With Kindness). However, Spacey had denied the allegations. - Behn Wednesday the oldest child and only daughter of King Harald and Queen Sonja in 2002.

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Ari Behn and his then-wife, Princess Martha Louise, at a royal wedding in Stockholm in 2010.

The couple had three daughters together before announcing their divorce in August 2016. We had a good conversation sitting beside each other.

The Academy Award victor has been stained with accusation of sexual assault by more than a dozen men, including that involving an 18-year-old man in MA. "And in light of that, I've made some changes in my life, and I'd like to invite you to join me", Spacey said in the Christmas Eve video as he's seated on a fireplace.

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