Actor Jonathan Majors was arrested Saturday in New York on charges of strangulation, assault and harassment, authorities said.
The New York City Police Department said Majors, the star of the recently released “Creed III” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumanias,” was involved in a domestic dispute with a 30-year-old woman. Police responded around 11am. His 911 call inside Chelsea’s Manhattan neighborhood apartment.
“The victim reported the assault to police,” a NYPD spokesman said in a statement. The victim suffered minor head and neck injuries and was taken to a local hospital in stable condition. “
As of Saturday night, he was no longer in police custody, a NYPD spokesperson confirmed to the Associated Press.
A representative for Major denied any wrongdoing by the actor.
“He has done nothing wrong. We look forward to clearing his name and resolving this.”
Major is one of the fastest growing stars in Hollywood. After breaking through with 2019’s The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Majors has appeared in ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ ‘The Harder They Fall,’ and last year’s ‘Devotion.’ He’s also starring in his December Sundance Film Festival entry, “Magazine Dreams,” by Searchlight Pictures.
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