Actor Cuba Gooding Jr to turn himself in following sexual assault allegations

2019-06-13 15:31

Cape Town - A night out for drinks turned sour for Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr after a woman opened a case of sexual assault against him.

According to The Washington Times, this incident occurred over the weekend. The woman is said to have reported the issue to the cops at approximately 23:15 Sunday night. 

The 51-year-old actor is alleged to have “grabbed” a woman’s breasts at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge in Manhattan. Deadline reported that the woman is 29-years-old.

The actor told TMZ that he was at the bar partying with friends but didn’t touch anyone. He said there’s a video that shows “what really happened.”

“I trust the system and will let the process speak for itself,”

Cuba starred in movies such as; Men of Honour, Jerry Maguire, American Gangster and many more. Cuba is expected to turn himself in today at the NYPD’S sex unit.

Reuters states that, an attorney for Gooding did not immediately respond to a request for comment or confirmation.

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