Sarah Jessica Parker is responding to allegations that her And Just Like That costar Chris Noth sexually assaulted a number of ladies. She launched a joint assertion with costars Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon on Monday, December 20.
“We're deeply saddened to listen to the allegations towards Chris Noth,” a message shared to all three of the Sex and the City stars’ Instagram Tales reads. “We assist the ladies who've come ahead and shared their painful experiences. We all know it a lot be a really tough factor to do and we commend them for it.”
On Thursday, December 16, two ladies got here ahead and described alleged nonconsensual encounters with the actor, 67, to The Hollywood Reporter.
Zoe alleged that the Intercourse and the Metropolis alum “rape[d] her from behind” in 2004 when she was 22. She recalled the “painful” expertise to the outlet, saying, “I noticed there was blood on my shirt. I obtained out of there. I went to my good friend’s house [in the same West Hollywood apartment building]. I had stitches. Two law enforcement officials got here. I wouldn’t say who it was.”
The opposite girl, Lily, claimed that she was “completely violated” by the Wisconsin native in 2015 in Noth’s house.
“He mentioned marriage is a sham. Monogamy will not be actual,” Lily defined. “[He] was having intercourse with me from the again in a chair. We have been in entrance of a mirror. I used to be sort of crying because it occurred. … I went to the lavatory and placed on my skirt. I used to be feeling terrible. … All of my desires with this star I cherished for years have been gone.”
The Equalizer star, who has been married to spouse Tara Wilson since 2012, denied the claims in an announcement to Us Weekly, saying, “The accusations towards me made by people I met years, even many years, in the past are categorically false. These tales might’ve been from 30 years in the past or 30 days in the past — no all the time means no — that may be a line I didn't cross. The encounters have 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 ladies.”
Earlier this month, Noth joined Parker, 56, and extra of his former Intercourse and the Metropolis costars in HBO Max’s revival, And Simply Like That. The Golden Globe nominee, who performs Mr. Huge, died in the first episode after driving his Peloton bike and having a coronary heart assault.
The stationary bike company reacted to the December 9 episode that very same day. “I’m positive SATC followers, like me, are saddened by the information that Mr. Huge dies of a coronary heart assault. Mr. Huge lived what many would name an extravagant way of life — together with cocktails, cigars, and large steaks — and was at critical threat as he had a earlier cardiac occasion in Season 6,” Peloton informed Us in an announcement. “These way of life decisions and even perhaps his household historical past, which frequently is a major issue, have been the seemingly reason behind his dying. Driving his Peloton bike might have even helped delay his cardiac occasion.”
When you or somebody you already know have been sexually assaulted, contact the Nationwide Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).