After two girls claimed that they had been sexually harassed by Chris Noth on separate events, the actor launched as assertion insisting the allegations are “false.”
Chris Noth has responded to allegations of sexual assault from two totally different girls, which had been revealed in The Hollywood Reporter on Dec. 16. “The accusations made in opposition to me by people I met years, even many years in the past, are categorically false,” Chris says in a press release to HollywoodLife. “These tales might’ve been from 30 years in the past or 30 days in the past — no at all times means no — that may be a line I didn't cross. The encounters had been consensual. It’s tough to not query the timing of those tales popping out. I don’t know for sure why they're surfacing now, however I do know this: I didn't assault these girls.”
The Hollywood Reporter is utilizing pseudonyms — Zoe, now 40, and Lily, now 31, for the ladies to guard their privateness. The ladies have no idea one another and didn't converse earlier than individually making their allegations to the publication. They declare their respective alleged incidents with Chris passed off in Los Angeles in 2004 and New York in 2015. Chris has been in headlines for the final two weeks resulting from reprising his Intercourse and the Metropolis function for And Simply Like That…, and the ladies stated this has “stirred painful recollections” for them, in accordance with THR.
Zoe claims that Chris exhibited inappropriate conduct along with her whereas she was working an entry-level job in L.A. in 2004. “He would stroll by my desk and flirt with me,” she alleged. “Someway he bought my cellphone quantity from the listing and was leaving messages on my work cellphone.” Zoe says that Chris invited her to hang around on the pool at his West Hollywood condominium. She alleges that he kissed her at his condominium, and says she kissed him again. Nevertheless, issues allegedly took a flip after that when Chris allegedly “pulled her towards him, moved her towards the mattress, pulled off her shorts and bikini backside and commenced to rape her from behind,” in accordance with Zoe. She insists that she yelled at him to “cease,” however claims that he wouldn't.
After the alleged incident, Zoe says she went to the hospital and revealed that she had been assaulted. Nevertheless, she didn't inform workers or the 2 law enforcement officials who arrived who her assaulter was. “She feared that she wouldn't be believed and felt she could be fired if she accused [Chris] publicly, and even at her office,” THR reported.
In the meantime, Lily, who works as a journalist, says she was working as a server at a New York Metropolis nightclub in 2015 when she first met Chris. She alleges that he “hit on [her]”, then requested for her cellphone quantity and requested her out, regardless of being married. Lily willingly (and excitedly) went to the dinner, in accordance with her account. She additionally willingly went again to his condominium afterward, however was underneath the impression that they had been simply “going to drink whiskey and discuss his appearing profession.”
Lily admits to “cautiously entertaining” a makeout with Chris, however alleges that he then “pulled down his pants” and “thrust his penis into her mouth.” She additionally alleges that the actor began “having intercourse with [her] from the again” whereas she was “form of crying.” The subsequent day, Lily says she nervous that she was overreacting concerning the state of affairs. Nevertheless, she additionally shared alleged texts between herself and Chris from the weeks after the alleged incident. In a single message, Lily allegedly informed Chris, “I definitely loved your organization. Nice dialog. Not to enter specifics over textual content message, however I did really feel barely used. Maybe that is higher as a cellphone dialog however I can’t speak for the time being.” They allegedly spoke for a couple of extra weeks in a “pleasant however noncommittal means,” however by no means noticed one another once more.