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Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in to police over groping charge

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will flip himself in to police over allegations he groped a lady at a Ny evening spot, his attorney stated Wednesday. The Oscar-winning celebrity of “Jerry Maguire” is predicted to stand a price stemming from an alleged incident over the weekend at Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Living room, attorney Mark Heller stated.

Gooding will give up Thursday to the NYPD particular sufferers unit that is main the investigation prior to going to court docket for an arraignment, in step with Heller stated. The attorney anticipated Gooding to make a remark to the media prior to getting booked.

A 29-year-old girl instructed police Gooding grabbed her breast whilst he was once intoxicated round 11:15 p.m. Sunday. Gooding, 51, has denied the allegations. He instructed TMZ that he was once on the bar partying with buddies however did not contact any individual. 

“I believe the machine and can let the method discuss for itself,” Gooding stated. There is a tape that presentations what truly took place and that is the reason crucial factor — let’s now not remove from that.”

"Rocketman" New York Premiere
Cuba Gooding Jr. attends the “Rocketman” premiere on Might 29, 2019 in New York Town.

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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 enthusiasts. The bar, at the roof of the Moxy Lodge south of Occasions Sq., includes a mini-golf path and sweeping perspectives of the Empire State Construction and different Giant Apple landmarks.

Gooding, a Bronx local, rose to repute 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,” become a well-liked catchphrase.

Gooding was once nominated for an Emmy Award closing yr for enjoying O.J. Simpson within the FX collection “The Other folks v. O.J. Simpson” and lately seemed on Broadway and London’s West Finish as attorney Billy Flynn in “Chicago.”

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