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Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Accused of a 2013 Rape in New York, New Lawsuit Alleges

A fresh lawsuit has recently been filed against renowned actor Cuba Gooding Jr. The lawsuit, which was submitted on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, raises grave allegations of rape against the “Jerry Maguire” Oscar-winning star. This incident reportedly occurred in 2013 within the confines of a Manhattan hotel room.

Just last week, on Thursday the 13th, Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared in Manhattan state court. During this appearance, the actor pleaded not guilty to six misdemeanor counts of sexual abuse and forcible touching. These charges carry a potential prison sentence of up to one year if he is convicted.

The female complainant, identified solely as Jane Doe 1 in the court documents, recounts encountering Gooding at a restaurant in the bohemian neighborhood of Greenwich Village. As per her claims, Gooding extended an invitation for her to join him at the hotel where he was staying, suggesting they have a drink together. Subsequently, he requested her presence in his hotel room under the pretext of changing his attire with haste. It is alleged that once inside the room, Gooding deliberately prevented her from leaving, revealing the distressing nature of the incident.

Startlingly, this lawsuit comes to light amidst a multitude of similar accusations from a total of 30 different women. These additional claims depict incidences of sexual abuse occurring over a span of more than ten years, tracing back to previous decades.

In response to these allegations, Mark Heller, Cuba Gooding Jr.’s attorney, conveyed his belief to TMZ that the accusations were entirely fabricated. He further emphasized that no prior report had been made to the authorities, rendering these claims baseless after the considerable lapse of seven years.

This development in the ongoing legal saga surrounding Cuba Gooding Jr. adds another layer of perplexity and uncertainty to the already convoluted situation, leaving the public captivated by the burstiness of new revelations. As the case continues to unfold, it remains to be seen how these accusations will be addressed and the impact they will have on the actor’s career and personal life.

Kyle James Lee

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