May 23, 2024

Marvel actor Jonathan Majors appeared in a New York Metropolis court docket Wednesday. The jury choice has began for a trial wherein he is accused of home assault and harassment. The method is anticipated to proceed by way of most or the entire week earlier than opening arguments start. 

Earlier than jury choice might start Wednesday, attorneys for Majors have been capable of efficiently bar the general public and press from the courtroom in an effort to talk about proof within the case that has not been made public. The decide agreed to the request, ordering the courtroom closed to the general public. This case is claimed to be centered round a struggle that occurred within the again seat of a automotive between Majors and his then girlfriend, Grace Jabbari, over Majors’ telephone. The struggle came about after Jabbari noticed a textual content that she believed was from one other girl. Majors is accused of twisting Jabbari’s arm behind her again, placing her within the head and pushing her right into a automotive.

The actor, well-known for “Creed 3” and the Marvel Cinematic Universe was being arrange as the following Marvel supervillain — however that’s in limbo.

Authorized specialists are calling this case a uncommon misdemeanor case going to trial.

Generally, defendants plead responsible to misdemeanors to keep away from critical jail time, however the actor and his lawyer have aggressively disputed the case. They declare Jabbari is a liar who attacked Majors. Majors has pleaded not responsible and will spend as much as a yr in jail if convicted.

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