Kevin Spacey’s lawyer infected with COVID midway through trial
Actor Anthony Rapp arrives to the U.S. District Courthouse on Oct. 6, 2022, in New York. - Alexi J. Rosenfeld/Getty Images North America/TNS

NEW YORK — Kevin Spacey’s trial lawyer came down with COVID-19 on Thursday as a Manhattan judge ruled the case would continue without her. The “American Beauty” star is on trial in Manhattan Federal Court facing allegations in a $40 million civil lawsuit that he preyed upon actor Anthony Rapp in 1986 when Rapp was 14 and he was 26. Jennifer Keller’s diagnosis comes after she spent about five hours cross-examining Rapp on the witness stand over two days — a few feet away from the jury box without wearing a mask. Judge Lewis Kaplan said that “certainly, a number of jurors, No. 6, No. 5″ came int...