Kevin Spacey to ‘Voluntarily Appear’ in British Courts Over Sex Assault Charges, Avoiding Extradition From U.S.

Kevin Spacey has said he will “voluntarily appear” in U.K.

courts over four counts of sexual assault charges

and one charge of “causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.”

The actor provided a statement to “Good Morning America” on Tuesday

outlining that he is “confident” he can prove his innocence.

If Spacey does not voluntarily appear in the U.K.

British authorities plan to seek the actor’s formal extradition

from the U.S. Spacey can be formally charged only following his arrest in England or Wales.

A spokesperson for Spacey provided the following statement to “Good Morning America