Jonathan Majors’ Alleged Victim Granted Temporary Order of Protection Ahead of Court Date

Jonathan Majors’ alleged victim was granted a temporary order of protection on Thursday ahead of the May 9 court date where the actor will face charges of assault and harassment.

“Today a judge granted a Full Temporary Order of Protection for the victim, per the People’s request and with the consent of defense counsel. (At the time of arraignment, a Limited Temporary Order of Protection was granted.),” the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said in a statement to Variety.

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A full temporary order of protection means that the two parties must not have any direct or third-party contact, which remains in effect until the next court date.

Majors was arrested in New York on March 25 and charged with assault and harassment following an alleged domestic dispute with a 30-year-old woman. New York police responded to a 911 call and took Majors into custody. The unnamed victim was hospitalized with “minor injuries to her head and neck,” according to authorities.

Majors’ legal team has denied any wrongdoing and has released text messages and videos related to the situation that they believe prove his innocence. “This is standard in cases such as this, and we consented because Mr. Majors wants nothing to do with the woman who assaulted him,” Majors’ attorney Priya Chaudhry said in a statement to Variety.

“We have been transparent and cooperative with the District Attorney, including giving the District Attorney ample evidence, including witness statements, of Mr. Majors’ innocence. In fact, we recently provided a forensic medical opinion from a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Doctor and Trauma Specialist who has examined the photos and videos of the woman and concludes, without hesitation, that the woman did not have any injuries at the nightclub and the injuries she later sustained did not come from Mr. Majors (and could not have come from the way the woman described),” Chaudhry continued. “In fact, the forensic medical expert’s opinion shows that the woman is lying. It is disturbing that even when presented with this incontrovertible evidence, the District Attorney continues this false case.”

In an April 19 report, Variety revealed that multiple alleged victims of Majors had come forward following his arrest and are cooperating with the DA’s office. On April 17, Majors was dropped by his management, Entertainment 360, and publicist the Lede Company.

Prior to his March arrest, Majors was regarded as a rising star in Hollywood, having starred in two blockbuster franchises, “Creed III” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” this year. His Marvel character, Kang the Conqueror, had been tapped to be the star villain of future MCU projects including the next “Avengers” movie. He was also the breakout of this year’s Sundance Film Festival with his performance in “Magazine Dreams,” a bodybuilding drama that was quickly picked up by Searchlight Pictures.

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