Kevin Spacey has settled a lawsuit with the estate of a man who had accused him of sexual assault, following the accuser’s death in September, Variety reported Tuesday.
The plaintiff, suing as a "John Doe,", alleged that Spacey forced him to grab his genitals and tried to kiss him during a massage session in Malibu in October 2016. Spacey denied the allegation.
A trial was set for federal court in June 2020, but the accuser died, reportedly of cancer, on Sept. 6.
The accuser’s estate filed a notice dismissing the lawsuit on Monday. Each side agreed to pay their own costs. Any other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.