Jonathan Majors, a Marvel actor who appeared in “Creed III” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” was detained early on Saturday in New York City on suspicion of strangling, assault, and harassment. According to reports, the event happened on Friday night close to Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.
The victim in the lawsuit claimed that Majors attacked her after an argument, per TMZ. The woman, who allegedly had injuries that were evident, was taken to a hospital and is currently in stable condition. Majors was detained by the police but is no longer there.
A Majors spokesperson responded to the accusations by saying that the actor has “done nothing wrong” and is eager to redeem his name. The spokesman said, “He hasn’t done anything wrong. “We anticipate clearing his name and putting this right.”
Jonathan Majors was arrested on Saturday in New York on domestic violence allegations after a dispute with a 30-year old woman.
— Variety (@Variety) March 26, 2023
Incident took place near Chelsea
In a statement regarding the incident, the NYPD stated that officers had been called to a 911 call inside an apartment at West 22nd Street and 8th Avenue.
“A preliminary inquiry revealed that a 33-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman were involved in a domestic quarrel. The victim reported being assaulted by the police. Without incident, police took the 33-year-old man to jail. According to the statement, the victim was sent to a nearby hospital in stable condition after sustaining minor head and neck injuries.
With a leading role as Kang in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and recent appearances in Creed III and other movies, Majors has gained more notoriety as an actor in recent months.
Jonathan Majors has been on a career high and is literally the next major villain in the most successful film franchise in history. If these reports are indeed true, Jonathan Majors has truly committed career suicide in record time pic.twitter.com/1YKWw8M7pE
— That REDACTED Guy (@REDACTEDSpider) March 25, 2023
According to Searchlight Pictures, “Magazine Dreams,” his upcoming movie, is scheduled for release on December 8th. How the arrest will affect the release of “Magazine Dreams” or Majors’ other planned projects is currently unknown.
However, many Majors’ supporters and followers have shared their surprise and dissatisfaction on social media. One Twitter user remarked that Jonathan Majors being arrested on major charges is terribly disheartening. I hope the victim receives help and justice.
One more said: “If these allegations are accurate, then Jonathan Majors has to be held accountable for his conduct. I’m withholding judgment until more details are known.