Oscar-winning actor, Cuba Gooding Jr might not be off the hook sooner than expected as prosecutors have shared 12 new allegations of sexual misconduct from 12 women against him which dates back to 2001.
The 51-year-old actor appeared in court on Tuesday, October 15, where he entered a not guilty plea to all four counts of sexual abuse and groping charges.
The initial two counts of sexual abuse and forcible touching relate to an incident on June 9, at a rooftop bar above a Times Square hotel. Gooding is accused of drunkenly groping the woman’s breasts.
Two further counts of sexual abuse and forcible touching were added to the case on Tuesday, relating to an incident on October 28, 2018 at Tao nightclub in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. In that incident Gooding is accused of pinching a woman’s bottom.
In total, the actor has now been charged with four crimes which carry a maximum combined sentence of 36 months in prison.
Prosecutors also shared 12 new allegations against him which date back to 2001.
He will be back in court on December 13.
Source: Linda Ikeji