Police in New York is investigating a woman’s claim that actor Oscar-winning actor, Cuba Gooding Jr. touched her inappropriately at a Manhattan club in New York on Sunday night June 9.
According to police, the 30-year-old woman alleged that the actor grabbed her breast while they were socializing around 9 p.m. at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge on 7th Avenue in Midtown.
She said Gooding was “highly intoxicated” that time and then grabbed her breast. Thereafter they got into an argument and had to be broken up by security, according to sources.
Gooding was caught on video leaving the club soon after the incident and the woman called 911 around 1 a.m.
Police arrived after receiving the 911 call and searched the area for the 51-year-old actor, but they did not find him. The case was later referred to the New York Police Department’s (NYPD) Special Victims Division, according to sources.
According to Pagesix, the Oscar-winning actor, Gooding, who starred as OJ Simpson in “The People v. OJ Simpson” TV series, was married to Sara Kapfer until they separated in 2014. He divorced his high school sweetheart in 2017 after over 20 years of marriage and has most recently been linked to Claudine De Niro, the estranged wife of Robert De Niro’s son Raphael.