New Details About Jonathan Majors Case Emerge on Eve of Next Court Date
New details surrounding Jonathan Majors’s ongoing domestic violence case have emerged thanks to documents filed by New York prosecutors in response to his motion to dismiss. The 34-year-old actor, best known for Creed and Ant-Man and the Wasp, is currently facing misdemeanor charges of assault and harassment stemming from an alleged domestic dispute, which led to his arrest on March 25. Majors has pleaded not guilty to the four charges against him; a fifth charge of strangulation was dropped.
The filing, obtained by outlets including Deadline and Variety, reportedly references a London Metropolitan Police report from September 2022. While the outlets say it’s unclear what the report contains, the filing mentions medical care obtained by the alleged victim, Grace Jabbari, who is believed to be Majors’s former romantic partner. At that time, Majors was in London filming season two of the Disney+ Marvel series, Loki.
Documents also allege that Majors’s legal team, led by criminal defense lawyer Priya Chaudhry, has misrepresented court evidence, including attempting to have police create a wanted poster with the alleged victim’s image. The Manhattan DA office and Majors’s attorneys declined comment to Variety, and Chaudhry did not immediately respond to VF’s request for comment.
In a statement previously given to VF, Chaudhry said that “Majors is completely innocent and is provably the victim of an altercation with a woman he knows.” The DA questions this framing in the documents, as reported by Variety, and refutes that there are any plans to prosecute the alleged victim for domestic violence alleged by Majors in a counterclaim, despite recent media reports to the contrary.
Chaudhry has also maintained that surveillance video shows the defendant “completely unharmed” after the alleged altercation. The prosecution’s latest filing disputes this account, saying the “surveillance video referred to by the defense actually shows Ms. Jabbari visibly upset, crying, and seeking help from strangers to get an Uber cab home.”
Majors’s legal team is next set to appear in court on Wednesday for another hearing where the judge could rule whether to dismiss the case or proceed to trial. Majors faces up to a year in jail or a three-year probation period if he is convicted on misdemeanor charges of assault and harassment, Deadline reports.