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Jonathan Majors Called 911 Because He Was Worried About His Girlfriend Before Being Arrested on Assault Charges, Report Claims

Jonathan Majors Called 911 Because He Was Worried About His Girlfriend Before Being Arrested on Assault Charges, Report Claims

Jonathan Majors, the Creed III, and Marvel star was arrested after being accused of assault and harassment by a 30-year-old woman on March 25th in Chelsea, Manhattan. The Police responded to a 911 call at 11 AM on Saturday, taking them to Majors’ apartment in Chelsea. According to them, the woman, his alleged girlfriend, claimed that she was assaulted by him in a cab while coming back home from a bar in Brooklyn.

Jonathan Majors in Creed III
Jonathan Majors in Creed III

An arrest was made immediately following suspicions of harassment, strangulation, and assault. The woman, who had minor injuries on her head and neck, was promptly escorted to the hospital at the same time. However, in a fairly recent development, the New York City Police Department informed that it was Jonathan Majors who made that 911 call that they initially responded to.

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Jonathan Majors’ Lawyer Claims He Is Being Accused Wrongfully

Jonathan Majors was released from custody by Saturday night and charged with two counts of assault and attempted assault in the third degree as well as aggravated harassment and harassment in the second degree. Refuting the charges, his defense lawyer claimed that her client, is completely innocent and is probably the victim of an altercation with a woman he knows.”

Jonathan Majors at Oscars with Michael B. Jordan
Jonathan Majors at Oscars with Michael B. Jordan

According to Priya Chaudhry, Majors’ lawyer, they are gathering evidence such as witness reports and video footage from the cab, where the alleged assault happened, to prove Majors’ innocence. Chaudhry claimed,

“…the evidence proves that Mr. Majors is entirely innocent,” and, “the NYPD is required to make an arrest in these situations, and this is the only reason Mr. Majors was arrested.”

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Marvel’s Long-term Plans For Jonathan Majors Under Scrutiny

Jonathan Majors, one of the highly anticipated actors, recently appeared in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania as Kang, and is expected to appear in the next season of Loki. Marvel seems to have long-term plans with him continuing his role as Kang, expected to be the major villain in their next phase of projects. He is also supposed to headline as the same in Avengers: The Kang Dynasty set to release in 2025.

Jonathan Majors as Kang
Jonathan Majors as Marvel’s Kang

With the recent allegations up, it is imperative to see how things turn out as a major ad campaign featuring Jonathan Majors for the US Army was pulled, throwing all his upcoming projects under scrutiny. People are waiting to see if Priya Chaudhry’s claims that the incident was an unfortunate result of mental health issues on the woman’s part hold substance with recent reports of Majors making the initial 911 call being made public by the NYPD.

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Avengers: The Kang Dynasty is expected to release on May 2nd, 2025 while the second season of Loki is set to be available later this year on Disney+.

Source: The Direct

Written by Anushree Banerjee

Anushree Banerjee has a Master's in English, a dollar, and a dream to master the craft of writing stories one day. For now, she makes herself happy with anime, cinema, celebrities and the numerous books piling up on her shelf. After hustling a bit with technical writing, she has finally found her comfortable corner at FandomWire writing about people on the big screen.