Texts between actor Jonathan Majors and his accuser, Grace Jabbari, were revealed in court on Friday.
The texts from 2022 show Majors urging Jabbari not to get medical attention.
"It could lead to an investigation, even if you do lie and they suspect something," he wrote.
Actor Jonathan Majors urged his then-girlfriend not to get medical help for an injury because it could lead to an "investigation," explosive texts read aloud at his criminal domestic violence trial revealed.
The prosecution read the jury the messages timestamped September 22, 2022, three days after Grace Jabbari — a 30-year-old dancer and Major's ex-girlfriend — alleges he flew into a rage in their shared north London home while he was filming "Magazine Dreams."
Majors, now 34, encouraged Jabbari not to go to the doctor for an injury after some unspecified incident, according to the texts.
"It's just fake," Majors texted Jabbari. "And you have, I fear, no perspective of what could happen if you go to the hospital. They will ask you questions and, as I don't think you can actually protect us, it could lead to an investigation, even if you do lie and they suspect something."
Jabbari, who has been on the witness stand for four days, texted back that she would cover for Majors.
"I will tell the doctor that I bumped my head," according to a text message read to the jury. "If I go I'm going to give it one more day. But I can't sleep and I need some stronger painkillers. Why would I tell them what really happened when it's clear I want to be with you."
It's unclear when the injury happened; Jabbari previously testified that on September 19, 2023, Majors confronted her because she had gone out for drinks with a friend and then returned to their home for dinner.
Jabbari alleged Majors ripped her headphones out of her ears, and then stomped on them. He began throwing her clothes and possessions into bags and hurling household items around the room, she testified.
A September 2022 London police report, alluded to by prosecutors in motion papers, still has not been entered into evidence. The judge has kept strict control on evidence at the trial and restricted the press from seeing any exhibits.
The judge in the trial allowed prosecutors to read out the text messages between the Marvel star and his accuser after prosecutors said Majors' legal team "impugned" her credibility.
Judge Michael Gaffey agreed that defense questioning during Thursday's cross-examination of Jabbari had cast doubt on her testimony without providing the proper context for why she would not tell police and doctors what happened.
Majors is on trial over a separate March 2023 incident in which he's accused of attacking Jabbari in the backseat of a car in New York City.
The "Ant-Man" and "Loki" star has pleaded not guilty to all four charges of misdemeanor assault and harassment in connection to the incident.
Correction: December 8, 2023 — A previous version of this story incorrectly identified who read the texts aloud at trial. The text messages were read by the prosecution, not by the trial judge.
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