Although his lawyer in the groping case made a handful of attempts to get the charges reduced or dismissed altogether, Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. has decided to plead guilty of forcibly touching a woman at a New York nightclub back in 2018.
Cuba Gooding Jr. will go on trial in February in his New York City groping case, a judge said Monday, with prosecutors planning to portray the actor as a serial offender and the defense contending the case is an example of #MeToo run amok.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sporting a “Black Lives Matter” face mask, Cuba Gooding Jr. showed up at a New York City court on Thursday to hear lawyers argue over what restrictions to place on testimony at his sexual misconduct trial. The Oscar-winning “Jerry Maguire” actor Gooding wore the mask backward for the proceeding before flashing […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Two women who have accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct will be allowed to testify at his trial on charges that he groped three other women at Manhattan bars in 2018 and 2019, a judge ruled on Wednesday. An April 21 trial date was set for Gooding, who previously pleaded […]
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — James “Radio” Kennedy, the man who was a fixture on the sidelines of a South Carolina high school’s football games for decades and whose life inspired a Hollywood movie, has died. He was 73. T.L. Hanna High School Athletic Director John Cann confirmed Kennedy’s death Sunday morning on the school’s sports website. The […]
Seven more women have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Cuba Gooding Jr., bringing the total number of accusers to 22. One woman claims the actor groped, forcibly kissed her and ripped her tights at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. She was able to escape his grasp when she bit his cheek and ran […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. faces a new accuser and new charges in his New York City sexual misconduct case, his lawyer said Wednesday. The actor is due in court Thursday for an arraignment on an updated misdemeanor indictment, lawyer Mark Heller said. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER: LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. has pleaded not guilty to an indictment alleging two instances of sexual misconduct. Gooding appeared Tuesday before a judge in New York City and was released on his own recognizance. The new charge involves an alleged incident in October 2018. The defense paints it as a shakedown attempt. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. learned on Thursday that he’s facing a new undisclosed charge in his sexual misconduct case, a development that came as jury selection was set to begin for his trial. At a court hearing in Manhattan, Assistant District Attorney Jenna Long revealed the charge is contained in a sealed […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr.’s trial on groping charges is set to begin this week. The trial, which is scheduled to start Thursday, was postponed in September after prosecutors said they were still waiting for evidence in the Oscar-winning “Jerry Maguire” star’s case. Gooding’s lawyers argued against the delay. The actor is accused […]