Jonathan Majors, who stars in Creed 3 and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, has been apprehended in New York City on suspicion of assaulting his partner.
Amidst his growing popularity, Jonathan Majors, known for his roles in Creed 3 and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, has been apprehended for allegedly assaulting someone.
Majors’ career started with appearances in independent films such as Hostiles and The Last Black Man in San Francisco, but he has since transitioned to mainstream films, including his portrayals of Kang the Conqueror in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and appearances in Lovecraft Country on HBO, among other projects.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jonathan Majors, who played Diamond Dame in Creed 3 and Kang the Conqueror in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, has been detained for purportedly assaulting his girlfriend during an argument.
Majors’ representatives addressed the accusations and released a statement.
What We Know About the Majors’ Allegations of Assault
According to sources, a woman who has chosen to remain anonymous and is said to be around 30 years of age has filed charges of assault against Jonathan Majors.
The altercation reportedly took place after the woman confronted the Creed 3 star at a bar in Brooklyn about receiving a text message from another woman.
As per TMZ’s report, the argument between the two escalated during their taxi rides back home, with Majors allegedly grabbing the woman’s hand and slapping her.
The situation then reportedly became even more violent, with Majors placing his hands around the woman’s neck.
The New York Police Department issued an official statement regarding the alleged domestic dispute involving Jonathan Majors.
According to the statement, a 33-year-old male, presumably Majors, was involved in a confrontation with the alleged victim, resulting in his apprehension.
It appears that the suspect did not resist arrest and was taken into custody peacefully.
The statement further revealed that the alleged victim sustained minor injuries to her head and neck during the incident and that she was currently receiving medical treatment at a nearby hospital.
In the wake of Jonathan Majors’ recent arrest, the outcome of the alleged assault remains uncertain both in terms of legal repercussions and the impact it may have on his career.
At the time of his apprehension, Majors was experiencing a surge in his mainstream popularity, with successful box office performances in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and Creed 3, as well as future appearances as Kang the Conqueror in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s The Multiverse Saga.
As further developments emerge, Screen Rant will continue to report on the Majors’ situation.
A police representative in the case indicated that the victim had “minimal injuries”
After the altercation between Jonathan Majors and his girlfriend, the woman, who is said to be 30 years old, was taken to a hospital in Manhattan. NYPD reports indicate that the alleged victim sustained minor injuries to her neck and head during the incident.
Majors’ attorney for criminal defense, Priya Chaudhry, refuted all allegations against the actor and labeled the emergency call as a consequence of the woman experiencing an “emotional crisis.”
Now What’s Next for Jonathan Majors
Following his arrest, Jonathan Majors appeared before a judge who granted a temporary order of protection and released him on his recognizance. Meanwhile, Majors’ legal team has put forth a statement suggesting that the alleged dispute occurred because the woman involved was experiencing an emotional crisis and was subsequently taken to a hospital.
According to Jonathan Majors’ legal representative, Chaudry, the New York Police Department is obligated to arrest in domestic dispute cases, and this is why Majors was taken into custody. Chaudry also expressed confidence that the charges against Majors would be dismissed shortly. Additionally, the Major’s attorney stated that video evidence would demonstrate his client’s innocence in the alleged assault involving the woman.
After the arrest, Jonathan Majors loses a brand deal with US Army
The recent apprehension of Jonathan Majors, following allegations of assault, has caused a stir in the U.S. Army’s recruitment campaign. The campaign, which was launched recently, aimed to increase the number of enlistments in the service.
Majors had lent his voice to two ads that had premiered during the NCAA’s March Madness college basketball tournament. However, the allegations against him have now prompted the Army to pull the ads until the investigation is completed.
The Army’s Enterprise Marketing Office released a statement on Sunday to the Associated Press expressing their concern over the allegations against Jonathan Majors.
The statement revealed that the Army is aware of Majors arrest and, by prudence, has decided to pull its ads featuring the actor until the investigation into the allegations is completed. The statement also acknowledged that Majors is innocent until proven guilty.
Which upcoming film stars Jonathan Majors?
Jonathan Majors is scheduled to play the lead role in “Avengers: The Kang Dynasty,” set to release in 2025. He will also appear in the upcoming film “Magazine Dreams,” where he will play the part of an amateur bodybuilder, and “48 Hours in Vegas,” where he will portray the mercurial basketball icon, Dennis Rodman. “Magazine Dreams” is slated for release in December of this year.
What films and television programs ‘have Jonathan Majors appeared in?
Jonathan Majors, an up-and-coming actor in the entertainment industry, started his career in the 2011 comedy film “Do Not Disturb”.
Having received his education from Yale University, Majors went on to earn critical acclaim for his role in the HBO series “Lovecraft Country,” which landed him an Emmy nomination.
He also starred in the Western drama “The Harder They Fall,” directed by Jeymes Samuel, as well as the Korean War film “Devotion,” portraying the character of Jesse Brown, a Navy aviator based on a real-life individual.
Majors took on the role of Kang the Conqueror in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the movie “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” and also acted alongside Michael B. Jordan as Damian Anderson in the boxing drama “Creed III.”