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Ex-husband of Norway royal claims Kevin Spacey groped him in 2007

The incident happened during 2007 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo, which Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey was co-hosting.

hollywood Updated: Dec 10, 2017 13:17 IST
Associated Press, Copenhagen, Denmark
Kevin Spacey,Kevin Spacey Ari Behn,Norwegian King Harald
(File Photo) Actor Kevin Spacey has faced numerous sexual misconduct and assault allegations so far but has mostly remained silent.(REUTERS)

The former husband of Norwegian King Harald’s daughter is alleging that actor Kevin Spacey groped him during the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo.

Ari Behn, Princess Martha Louise’s husband for 14 years, told Norwegian radio that Spacey, who sat next to him, suddenly said “‘hey, let’s go out and have a cigarette,’“ before “he touched me” on the genitals.

He said Wednesday that he declined Spacey’s approach by saying “maybe later”.

Behn, 45, married Martha Louise, fourth in line to the Norwegian throne, in 2002. Last year, they decided to split but share custody over their three daughters.

Spacey, who was co-hosting the December 11, 2007 event, has faced numerous sexual misconduct and assault allegations, but he has remained mostly silent.

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First Published: Dec 10, 2017 13:13 IST