Actor Jonathan Majors accused of strangulation, assault

NEW YORK — Actor Jonathan Majors was arrested on Saturday in New York City after an incident that police called “a domestic dispute.”

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Majors, 33, who recently starred in “Creed III” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” was charged with strangulation, assault and harassment, according to The New York Times.

The victim, described as a 30-year-old woman, was taken to an area hospital and treated for minor injuries to her head and neck, the newspaper reported.

A representative for the actor denied the accusations and said that Majors had “done nothing wrong.”

“We look forward to clearing his name and clearing this up,” Carrie Gordon said in a statement.

The New York Police Department said that officers responded to a 911 call just after 11 a.m. EDT at an apartment in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“A preliminary investigation determined that a 33-year-old male was involved in a domestic dispute with a 30-year-old female,” the NYPD said in a statement, according to Variety. “The victim informed police she was assaulted. 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.”

Majors’ credits include “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” (2019) and “Da 5 Bloods” (2020), according to the Los Angeles Times. He was nominated for an Emmy Award in the horror series “Lovecraft Country” and also starred in “The Harder They Fall” in 2021, according to the newspaper.

Majors also stars in “Magazine Dreams,” which will be released in December, The Associated Press reported.

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