Cuba Gooding Jr.
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn himself in to New York City law enforcement on Thursday to experience allegations he groped a female at a Manhattan evening spot, his law firm said.
Gooding, the Oscar-successful star of “Jerry Maguire” is expected to confront a charge stemming from an alleged incident over the weekend at Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge, lawyer Mark Heller reported.
A 29-year-previous lady instructed law enforcement Gooding grabbed her breast while he was intoxicated about 11:15 p.m. Sunday.
Gooding, 51, denies the allegations.
He explained to TMZ that he was at the bar partying with friends but didn’t contact anybody. He claimed there’s a video that demonstrates “what genuinely happened.”
“I have confidence in the program and will allow the course of action communicate for by itself,” Gooding stated.
Gooding will surrender to the NYPD particular victims device that is major the investigation before going to court docket for an arraignment, Heller mentioned. The law firm anticipated Gooding to make a assertion to the media right before receiving booked.
Online video posted on social media reveals Gooding at Magic Hour on Sunday night singing the Journey strike “Faithfully” and posing for pictures with lovers.
The bar, on the roof of the Moxy Hotel south of Occasions Sq., options a mini-golf class and sweeping views of the Empire Point out Making and other Massive Apple landmarks.
Gooding, a Bronx native, rose to fame just after starring in “Boyz N the Hood” in 1991.
Six many years later on, he gained an Oscar for his part as a qualified football participant in “Jerry Maguire.” His signature line, “Show me the income,” grew to become a well known catchphrase.
Gooding was nominated for an Emmy Award final year for enjoying O.J. Simpson in the Fx series “The Folks v. O.J. Simpson” and lately appeared on Broadway and London’s West Close as attorney Billy Flynn in “Chicago.”