A jury sided with Kevin Spacey on Thursday in one of the lawsuits that derailed the film star's career

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finding he did not sexually abuse Anthony Rapp, then 14, while both were relatively unknown actors in Broadway plays in 1980s.

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The verdict in the civil trial came with lightning speed. Jurors at a federal court in New York deliberated for a little more than an hour before deciding that Rapp hadn't proven his allegations.

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When the verdict was read, Spacey dropped his head, then hugged his lawyers

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He didn't speak to reporters as he left the courthouse.

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During the trial, Rapp testified that Spacey had invited him to his apartment for a party,

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Rapp testified that he wriggled away and fled as an inebriated Spacey asked if he was sure he wanted to leave

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In his sometimes-tearful testimony, Spacey told the jury it never happened, and he would never have been attracted to someone who was 14.

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