Kevin Spacey admits to having been 'too handsy'

Kevin Spacey has been "too handsy" in the past.

The 64-year-old actor was previously accused of committing a series of sexual offences in the US and the UK, and although he's now been acquitted, Spacey has admitted to making some mistakes.

During an appearance on 'Piers Morgan Uncensored', Spacey said: "[I was] pushing the boundaries ... being too handsy, you know. Touching someone sexually, in a way that I didn't know at the time that they didn't want."

Asked if his behaviour amounted to groping, Spacey replied: "Yeah."

He added: "I agree that the word grope is a very odd word. I personally ... I have caressed people. I have been gentle with people. That is the way that I am.

"You're making a pass at someone, you don't want to be aggressive - you want to be gentle. You want to see if they're going to respond positively. So, I think the word itself is not a word that I associate with my experience."

Meanwhile, Spacey has rubbished suggestions that he was a friend of Jeffrey Epstein.

The financier - who died in 2019, aged 66 - was a convicted sex offender, but Spacey has denied that they were ever friends.

The Hollywood star explained: "I had no relationship with him.

"I mean, I'm not a friend, I'm not a confidante, I never spent time with him."

Spacey was blacklisted by Hollywood following the abuse allegations in 2017. But Sharon Stone recently argued that he should be allowed to resume his acting career.

The actress told the Daily Telegraph newspaper: "I can’t wait to see Kevin back at work.

"He is a genius. He is so elegant and fun, generous to a fault and knows more about our craft than most of us ever will."