Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx has been sued in another case of sexual assault after a woman alleged that the actor sexually assaulted her by groping her breasts and grabbing her under the pants at a rooftop restaurant called The Catch in Manhattan, New York, in 2015.
This is not the first time the 55-year-old actor has been accused of sexual harassment. In 2018, when the #metoo movement surfaced, a woman accused Foxx of sexually assaulting her as he "slapped his penis" on her in 2002. However, the actor denied the accusations.
Jamie Foxx Sued For Sexual Assault Of 'Groping' Woman In 2015:
Now, on Wednesday, November 22, the actor has been once again accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 2015 on the rooftop of The Catch restaurant, where the actor allegedly forcefully groped the woman's breasts and genitals against her consent. Foxx has been sued in a new lawsuit on Wednesday.
The woman whose name in the court documents read Jane Doe alleged has now filed a lawsuit seeking compensation for pain, suffering, emotional distress, anxiety, humiliation, and suffering against the actor Jamie Foxx, co-founder of The Catch hospitality group Mark Birnbaum, and the employees of The Catch restaurant listed in the names of the defendant for punitive and compensatory damages.
However, The Ray actor has not yet publicly commented on the allegations. The actor at the time of the alleged assault was in a relationship with actor Katie Holmes.
As per the suit reported by Variety, the plaintiff and her friend were sitting at the table next to the table of Jamie Foxx, accompanied by Mark Birnbaum. It was around 1 am when her friend went to the table to ask for a photo with Foxx when the actor started complimenting the plaintiff.
According to the suit, Foxx threw compliments like "You smell good" and "Wow you have that super-model body" to the plaintiff, after which Foxx allegedly walked her to a secluded corner of the rooftop bar.
According to the Dailymail, the plaintiff also said that Foxx at that time seemed "intoxicated" and said to her she looked like "Gabriel Union".
As per the reports, Foxx, after walking Doe to a secluded corner, groped her breasts, and when she tried to step away from him, he stuck his hands under the pants of the plaintiff as the suit read “put his fingers on and in Plaintiff’s vagina and anus.”
The suit also claims that a security guard was witnessing the assault but did not intervene, as per Variety. The woman was only saved from the assault when her friend came to her rescue, who came to check in on her as she found out she walked away with Foxx.
The lawsuit also claims the plaintiff had to undergo medical treatments after the assault.
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