Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will flip himself in to police over allegations he groped a girl at a Ny evening spot, his attorney mentioned Wednesday. The Oscar-winning superstar of “Jerry Maguire” is anticipated to stand a rate stemming from an alleged incident over the weekend at Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Front room, attorney Mark Heller mentioned.
Gooding will give up Thursday to the NYPD particular sufferers unit that is main the investigation earlier than going to court docket for an arraignment, in line with Heller mentioned. The attorney anticipated Gooding to make a observation to the media earlier than getting booked.
A 29-year-old girl instructed police Gooding grabbed her breast whilst he used to be intoxicated round 11:15 p.m. Sunday. Gooding, 51, has denied the allegations. He instructed TMZ that he used to be on the bar partying with pals however did not contact any person.
“I agree with the device and can let the method discuss for itself,” Gooding mentioned. There is a tape that displays what in reality took place and that is the reason an important factor — let’s now not remove from that.”
Video posted on social media display Gooding at Magic Hour on Sunday evening making a song the Adventure hit “Faithfully” and posing for photos with fanatics. The bar, at the roof of the Moxy Resort south of Occasions Sq., includes a mini-golf direction and sweeping perspectives of the Empire State Development and different Giant Apple landmarks.
Gooding, a Bronx local, rose to popularity after starring in “Boyz N the Hood” in 1991.
Six years later, he gained an Oscar for his function as a qualified soccer participant in “Jerry Maguire.” His signature line, “Display me the cash,” turned into a well-liked catchphrase.
Gooding used to be nominated for an Emmy Award ultimate 12 months for enjoying O.J. Simpson within the FX collection “The Folks v. O.J. Simpson” and not too long ago seemed on Broadway and London’s West Finish as attorney Billy Flynn in “Chicago.”