News Jamie Foxx Faces Sexual Assault Allegations in New York City Restaurant
Jamie Foxx Faces Sexual Assault Allegations in New York City Restaurant
In a shocking turn of events, Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx, also known as Eric Marlon Bishop, has been accused of sexual assault by a woman identified as Jane Doe. The alleged incident took place in August 2015 at Catch NYC, a renowned New York restaurant. According to court records obtained by PEOPLE, Jane Doe claims to have suffered physical and emotional injuries, seeking damages for pain and suffering, economic loss, and punitive damages.
A Timeline of Events
The complaint, filed in New York Supreme Court, recounts the evening when Jane Doe and a friend approached Jamie Foxx's table at Catch NYC. Foxx, seemingly intoxicated, responded warmly to their request for a photograph, setting the stage for a series of distressing events.
As the night progressed, Foxx's behavior allegedly took a dark turn. Jane Doe contends that Foxx made inappropriate comments about her appearance, leading to him grabbing her and later assaulting her in a secluded area of the restaurant. The court filing details the distressing account of the assault, which reportedly left Jane Doe physically and emotionally traumatized.
Jane Doe's Pursuit of Justice
The court documents explicitly refer to Jamie Foxx as a 'well-known celebrity' who committed 'heinous acts.' Jane Doe asserts that the actor's actions have caused her significant harm, including physical injuries, anxiety, distress, embarrassment, and economic loss.
Jane Doe is seeking damages for pain and suffering, economic loss, and punitive damages exceeding the jurisdiction of lower courts. The lawsuit aims to hold Jamie Foxx accountable for the alleged assault and the subsequent impact on Jane Doe's life.
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