Scandinavian writer Ari Behn — the ex-partner of Norwegian Princess Martha Louise who accused Kevin Spacey of sexual misconduct — died this week, his supervisor said. He was forty seven.
Behn died by suicide Wednesday, his supervisor advised the Norwegian information service NTB. Authorities claimed he was uncovered at his property in Norway.
The Norwegian royal relatives reported in a written assertion that Behn was “an critical section of our family members for several years and we carry warm and fantastic memories of him with us.”
Behn, who was Danish-born, and Martha Louise, the oldest daughter of Norway’s King Harald and Queen Sonja, have been married for 14 years. The pair divorced in 2017 and have a few small children.
Behn also wrote publications and performs, like 1999′s “Trist som faen,” or “Sad as Hell,” a quick tale collection that was translated into a number of languages.
In 2017, Behn accused Spacey of groping him under the table at a Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo a 10 years earlier. It did not show up that Behn at any time pursued criminal costs or a lawsuit towards Spacey.
Spacey did not remark on the allegations at the time, which arrived amid a string of related accusations. A law firm for Spacey did not reply to an email from The Involved Press looking for remark Thursday.
Behn is the second of Spacey’s accusers to die in 2019. An anonymous massage therapist who alleged that Spacey attempted to forcibly kiss him and compelled him to grab the actor’s genitals for the duration of therapeutic massage sessions died in September. Adhering to the anonymous accuser’s loss of life, Los Angeles prosecutorsrejected the sexual battery scenariorelevant to his accusation. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s workplace said the allegations could not be established devoid of the massage therapist’s participation.
In addition to his accusers, an additional individual connected to the allegations versus Spacey, Linda Culkin, died in 2019 when she was struck crossing the road in Quincy, Massachusetts, in Might.
The previous nursing assistant experienced pleaded guilty to sending loss of life threats and bomb threats to Spacey and his associates. She was sentenced to above four many years in federal jail in 2014.
Prosecutors said at the time that Culkin became obsessed with Spacey just after a patient advised her of becoming attacked by him.