- Jamie Foxx is accused of sexually assaulting woman after she requested a photo.
According to a recent complaint, a woman claims Jamie Foxx sexually attacked her at a pub in recent York in 2015. The actor claims the incident “never happened.”
NEW YORK—The actress, singer, and comedian Jamie Foxx is being sued by a woman who claims she was sexually. Assaulted by him in 2015 at a rooftop bar in New York. Foxx claims the incident “never happened.”
A woman identified only as Jane Doe in the court filings claims that Foxx touched her breasts and peered under her trousers against her will when she filed the lawsuit on Wednesday in Manhattan’s state Supreme Court.
In the lawsuit, in 2015, she was sitting at a table next to Foxx’s restaurant Catch NYC with a buddy. According to the claim, the woman asked Foxx for a picture, and the two women took multiple photos with him. According to the report, he then started praising her “super model body” and telling her that she resembled actor Gabrielle Union.
Then, according to the suit, he grasped her by the arm and led her to a private space where he caressed her breasts with both hands tucked beneath her crop top. The lawsuit further claims that while Foxx reached inside her pants and grabbed her genitalia, she attempted to get away from him.
According to the lawsuit, the woman’s companion discovered them, so he stopped and the woman left.
A 55-year-old Foxx’s spokesperson responded on Thursday with a statement stating that the incident that was allegedly reported never occurred.
“In 2020, this individual filed a nearly identical lawsuit in Brooklyn. That case was dismissed shortly thereafter. The claims are no more viable today than they were then. We are confident they will be dismissed again. And once they are, Mr. Foxx intends to pursue a claim for malicious prosecution against this person and her attorneys for re-filing this frivolous action.” The statement continued.
The claim states that the woman is requesting damages, which will be decided at trial.
This week, numerous lawsuits were filed in New York under the Adult Survivors Act, a temporary statute of limitations that. Permits adult victims to file lawsuits for alleged sexual assaults that were previously outside of the statute of limitations. After Thursday, the statute ran out.
When someone comes forward publicly, the Associated Press usually does not publish the identity of the victim of sexual abuse.