Actor Jonathan Majors was arrested in New York for reportedly assaulting a women. He is being accused of strangulation, assault, and harrasment.
The actor Jonathan Majors was arrested Saturday in New York on charges of strangulation, assault and harassment, authorities said.
New York City police said that Majors, star of the recently released “Creed III” and “Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania,” was involved in a domestic dispute with a 30-year-old woman. Police responded around 11 a.m. to a 911 call inside an apartment in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea.
“The victim informed police she was assaulted,” a spokesperson for the NYPD said in a statement. “Officers placed the 33-year-old male into custody without incident. The victim sustained minor injuries to her head and neck and was removed to an area hospital in stable condition.”
He was no longer in police custody as of Saturday night, the NYPD spokesperson confirmed to The Associated Press. A representative for Majors denied any wrongdoing by the actor.
According to TMZ, law enforcement says the alleged victim accusing Jonathan Majors of assault is his girlfriend. The couple was reportedly in a taxi when the argument started. They got into thr altercation after his girlfriend caught another woman texting the actor's phone.
They say the matter escalated when his girlfriend tries to view the messages on his phone and was met with a slap from Majors. He then allegedly proceeded to put his hands around her neck. A representative for Jonathan Majors says, ''He's done nothing wrong''.
Majors is one of the fastest rising stars in Hollywood. After breaking through in 2019′s “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” Majors has starred in “Da 5 Bloods,” “The Harder They Fall” and last year’s “Devotion.” He also stars in the recent Sundance Film Festival entry “Magazine Dreams,” which Searchlight Pictures is to release in December.
Jonathan Majors was arrested in New York city for assaulting a woman who is believed to be his girlfriend