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7 additional women accuse actor Cuba Gooding Jr of sexual misconduct

2019-12-11 15:28
Cuba Gooding  (PHOTO:GETTY/GALLO IMAGES)
Cuba Gooding (PHOTO:GETTY/GALLO IMAGES)

Seven more women have come out and accused Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr of sexual misconduct.

According to court documents obtained by E! News, the accusations leveled against Gooding jr, which date back to 2003 include, unwanted touching, groping and kissing without consent.

The documents reveal that the 51-year-old actor, who is currently involved in an ongoing case of sexual misconduct, allegedly brought a woman to concert in 2009, and when they were in an isolated passageway, he then advanced by kissing her without her consent while walking her out.

After she pushed him away and said “no” it is further alleged that he forcefully pushed his hand into her crotch area and placed his fingers on her on her anus, his force causing her to rip, only for him to release her when she bit his cheek.

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In another incident alleged to have occurred in Atlanta in 2011, the actor was accused of sliding his hand down the inside of another women’s pants and cupping her butt without her consent. The documents further allege that in 2016, the A Few Good Men star grabbed another woman’s vagina twice without her consent at a restaurant in Malibu and that on a different day, he allegedly placed his hand on her crotch “in a swiping motion”.

According to the star’s lawyer, Mark Heller, “Cuba Gooding Jr has denied the allegations.

Heller further says in his statement, “Unfortunately, people come out of the woodwork, making false allegations against Cuba, as often time happens when a celebrity is accused by the District Attorney’s Office in a Public Forum.

This brings the total number of women who’ve spoken out and accused Gooding Jr of sexual misconduct to twenty-two according to reports by Vanity Fair.

The judge will make a ruling in January on whether to allow or disallow all the uncharged allegations into the case against him. This comes after prosecutors admitted 12 “Molinuex witnesses” in October, known as such because they are uncharged acts.

Sources: Vanity Fair, E! News, Washington Post