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‘Jerry Maguire’ actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of groping woman in NYC bar

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 June 2019, 01:14 PM
Gooding Jr accused of groping woman (Photo: Twitter)
Gooding Jr accused of groping woman (Photo: Twitter)

Oscar-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. has allegedly been accused of groping a woman's breast in a New York bar. According to the New York Post, police are investigating the matter where the Jerry Maquire star is being accused of allegedly groping a woman's breast in a New York bar. The Post's Page Six reported that a 30-year-old woman told police that a "highly intoxicated" Gooding, 51, grabbed her breast while they were drinking around 9 p.m. Sunday at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge on top of a Marriott-owned Moxy Hotel in midtown. 

Following the complaint, two spokesmen for the NYPD, Det. Hubert Reyes and Det. Martin Brown, confirmed Monday the Special Victims squad is investigating an allegation of "forcible touching". However, no confirmation regarding the allegation has been made against the actor as of yet.

Gooding, who won an Oscar for best supporting actor for 1996's "Jerry Maguire," is now being sought for questioning, according to the reports.

“There’s an allegation that we are currently investigating, but we don’t have any further details in regards to that investigation to share at this time,” Det. Brown told USA TODAY.

Sgt. Mary Frances O’Donnell, another of NYPD spokesperson have urged accusers and witnesses to come forward.


First Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 01:14 PM
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