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Actor Jonathan Majors arrested on strangulation and assault charges in New York City


Actor Jonathan Majors, who has won acclaim for a string of Hollywood hits, was arrested Saturday on charges of assault, strangulation and stalking a woman in a New York apartment.

New York City police responded to a 911 call from an apartment near West 22nd Street and 8th Avenue around 11:14 a.m. and determined that Majors was involved in a “domestic dispute” with a 30-year-old woman. , according to a police statement. statement.

The woman, who told police she was assaulted, was taken to a local hospital with minor head and neck injuries and is in stable condition.

Police took Majors, 33, into custody without incident, according to the statement.

A representative for Majors denied any wrongdoing.

“He hasn’t done anything wrong. We look forward to clearing his name and clearing this up,” the rep said. told the Hollywood reporter.

In recent years, Majors’ career has taken off with a succession of highly acclaimed performances. His credits include “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” in 2019, Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” in 2020, his Emmy-nominated work on the HBO horror series “Lovecraft Country” and Marvel’s “Loki” as He Who Remains. He also directed the cast of Netflix’s all-black western “The Harder They Fall” in 2021.

In two recent releases, Major plays super villain Kang the Conqueror in “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” and Michael B. Jordan’s adversary Damian “Dame” Anderson in “Creed III.”

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