Cuba Gooding Jr.
The NYPD is investigating a woman’s claim that actor Cuba Gooding Jr. inappropriately touched her at a Manhattan club Sunday night, law enforcement resources explained.
The 30-12 months-previous woman explained to cops the actor grabbed her breast although they ended up socializing around 9 p.m. at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge on 7th Avenue in Midtown.
The lady stated Gooding was “highly intoxicated” and that, soon after the alleged seize, she obtained into an argument with him that had to be damaged up by security, the sources reported.
The 51-yr-aged actor was caught on online video leaving the club quickly immediately after the incident and the woman called 911 all over 1 a.m.
Responding cops searched the area for Gooding but did not locate him. The case was referred to the NYPD Special Victims Division, the sources explained. He is currently being sought on a cost of forcible touching.
Social media posts confirmed Gooding at the hotspot in a torn button-down shirt and belting out a spirited rendition of Journey’s track “Faithfully” into a microphone. He also posed for pics with supporters.
The “Jerry Maguire” star’s challenging-partying antics have raised eyebrows in advance of for creeping women out.
He boozed it up sans shirt on the Miami party circuit in 2016, when a witness mentioned he was “beyond frisky with women.”
Gooding was witnessed pulling down his trousers and also shoved a partygoer’s cell phone in his mouth, resources reported at the time.
“He’s like Jekyll and Hyde … He goes from currently being super-friendly to super-intense,” a spy added.
Gooding, who starred as OJ Simpson in “The People v. OJ Simpson” Tv set sequence, was married to Sara Kapfer until they divided in 2014. He filed for divorce from his substantial faculty sweetheart in 2017 right after around 20 yrs of marriage.
He has most recently been joined to Claudine De Niro, the estranged wife of Robert De Niro’s son Raphael.
Reps for the actor did not straight away return messages.