Home » Jonathan Majors Video Evidence, ‘Woman Recanting’ Assault Claim Will Clear Actor Of Charges, Lawyer Says

Jonathan Majors Video Evidence, ‘Woman Recanting’ Assault Claim Will Clear Actor Of Charges, Lawyer Says

by Black America Web

UPDATED: 1:40 p.m. ET

A lawyer representing movie star Jonathan Majors says he expects that his client will be cleared of allegations he assaulted his girlfriend once New York City prosecutors review new evidence in the case, according to a new report.

That evidence includes video footage and “written statements” from the woman.

The latest developments came about 24 hours after Majors, 33, was arrested in Manhattan on Saturday morning after the 30-year-old woman allegedly told the NYPD he had strangled, assaulted and harassed her. Majors was booked on two misdemeanor counts of third-degree assault, second-degree aggravated harassment, second-degree harassment and third-degree attempted assault and released from custody before the news broke on Saturday night.

The attorney defending Majors from the allegations never referred to the woman involved as his girlfriend and said she expected the new evidence she plans to present will vindicate her client.

“Jonathan Majors is completely innocent and is provably the victim in an altercation with a woman he knows,” Priya Chaudhry, Majors’ attorney, said in a statement Sunday before adding later: “We are quickly gathering and presenting evidence to the District Attorney with the expectation that all charges will be dropped imminently.”

Chaudhry, who notably referred to Majors as a “victim,” said the evidence includes “video footage from the vehicle where the alleged assault occurred, witness testimony from the driver and others who both saw and heard” the alleged assault. “Most importantly,” Chaudhry continued, there are “two written statements from the woman recanting these allegations.”

Chaudhry said the woman was suffering from an “emotional crisis” that prompted her to be hospitalized, suggesting her medical treatment was not for an assault after all.

“The NYPD is required to make an arrest in these situations, and this is the only reason Mr. Majors was…

Read the full article here

Have information to send to Urban New Now? Contact our reporters. Advertising inquiries? Contact us. Opinions? Email us.

You may also like

About Us

Urban News Now is your number one website for the latest news affecting the Black community. Follow us now to get the news and updates that matters to you.

Feature Articles

Subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest news and updates. Let's stay updated!

Copyright © 2023 Urban News Now – All Right Reserved

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More