Jamie Foxx ’emphatically denies assault allegations
Actor Jamie Foxx spoke out Wednesday against a claim that he attacked a woman with his penis 16 years ago. Foxx says the claim is ‘absurd’ and he will be the challenge of the woman in the court.
Actor Jamie Foxx spoke out Wednesday against a claim that he attacked a woman with his penis 16 years ago.
Foxx told TMZ that the claim is “absurd” and he won the challenge of the woman in the court.
The woman told police last week that the incident happed in Las Vegas in 2002, when she and a friend went to a party hosted by Foxx, TMZ reported. The woman allegedly claims Foxx hit her in the face with his penis when she refused to perform oral sex on him.
After the alleged assault, one of Foxx friends allegedly told the woman to leave the house and she went back to her home in Los Angeles to get treatment for a panic attack, the gossip website reported.
“Jamie, emphatically denies that this incident ever occurred, and he will be filing a report with the Las Vegas Police Department against the woman for filing a false report against him,” Foxx’s lawyer told TMZ in a statement, adding that Foxx team have learned of the alleged incident when the site of contact with them.
The woman said: the #MeToo movement inspired her to come out, according to TMZ.
Las Vegas police reportedly consider the case of an open trial, although the statute of limitations in Nevada is three years.
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