Kevin Guthrie, “Fantastic Beasts” actor jailed for sexual assault

It’s the cold shower. For  the third installment of “Fantastic Beasts” , actor Kevin Guthrie, who takes on the role of Mr. Abernathy in the successful franchise, may well be out of the game. And for good reason: the Scottish comedian has just been sentenced to three years in prison for  sexual assault. It is indeed the court decision that was requested, this Friday, May 14, after a four-day trial at the Glasgow court, where the 33-year-old man was appearing. Star of the musical “Sunshine on Leith”, Kevin Guthrie was convicted of sexually assaulting a young woman in Glasgow, Scotland. The facts depicted date back to 2017, when the actor, accompanied by his friend Scott Reid, met a Scottish woman in a bar in the capital. The three of them had taken a cab back to Reid’s apartment, claiming that the 29-year-old was not feeling well. The rest is clarified in the words of the victim, who spoke during the trial: “I remember my T-shirt was lifted,” she said. It was then that he sexually assaulted her twice,  

THE ACTOR ASSURES THAT HE ONLY “HELPED” 

Noticed in the Netflix series “The English Game” and in  the film “Dunkirk” by Christopher Nolan, the actor denied all the allegations made, assuring that he only wanted to “help” the woman who seemed ill. An unconvincing excuse for investigators who found traces of the accused’s DNA on some of the victim’s underwear, reports the BBC. Faced with such justifications, Sheriff Tom Hughes said: “The court must show that women can be protected from domestic sex offenses (…) The offense of which you were convicted caused distress in the young woman. The jury recognizes that you have committed this heinous crime and that the only appropriate sentence is jail. “According to” Le Figaro “, the lawyer confirmed that this decision” will seriously affect the career of his client “now registered on the register of sex offenders in Scotland and this,  

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