Cuba Gooding Jr. lives it in LA where he enters the bar scene… amid allegations of groping and rape
Cuba Gooding Jr. was spotted enjoying the nightlife in Los Angeles after facing charges of groping and rape.
The actor, 53, was pictured Sunday at the Santa Monica hotspot Shorebar, having a drink and hanging out with fellow bar-hoppers.
Cuba wore a white T-shirt, beaded necklace and sweater tied around his jeans as he hung out in the bar without a mask.
Making it happen: Cuba Gooding Jr. was spotted enjoying the Los Angeles nightlife amid groping and rape allegations against him
At one point, the actor was pictured outside talking to a woman.
His attention, however, drifted into the distance as he stared straight ahead with a pen in hand.
Cuba is currently facing six charges over three alleged incidents that took place in 2018 and 2019.
One of the women claimed that Gooding had pinched her bottom. Another said he squeezed her chest on the Magic Hour rooftop in New York City in June of last year.
Reclining: The actor, 53, was pictured at the Santa Monica hotspot Shorebar, where he was seen sipping a drink and hanging out with fellow bar-hoppers
The actor denies all allegations.
Over the summer, a new accuser in a lawsuit alleged that the actor raped her in a hotel room in 2013 after stripping himself and forcing himself on her while Mumford and Sons played in the background.
The plaintiff, who filed the lawsuit under the name Jane Doe, alleged that she met the actor in a lounge bar and that they went back to The Mercer Hotel where he asked her to go to his room with him to change his clothes.
Allegations: Gooding, pictured in court in 2019, faces six charges over three alleged incidents that took place in 2018 and 2019
The woman claims in her lawsuit that: Page six first reported, he then raped her vaginally and anally.
Gooding Jr.’s attorney Mark Heller denied her allegations, saying, “The allegations are completely false. No complaint was made seven years ago.’
The allegations are the most serious of all formally leveled against the actor.
It is unclear whether the woman submitted her allegations to police in 2013 or in subsequent years.
Claims: One of the alleged women pinched Gooding’s buttocks. Another said he squeezed her chest on the Magic Hour rooftop in New York City last June