Jonathan Majors Found Guilty of Harassment and Assault

Majors is scheduled to be sentenced on February 6 and could serve up to one year in prison.

Jonathan Majors was found guilty of assault and harassment of his former girlfriend during a domestic dispute on Monday by a jury in New York City, CNN reports.

He was acquitted on two other charges of aggravated harassment and an assault charge.  According to the report, the jury deliberated for approximately four and a half hours before reaching the guilty verdict.

Following the verdict, Priya Chaudhry, Major's attorney, said he “still has faith in the process and looks forward to fully clearing his name.”

The trial began on December 4 after an alleged domestic dispute occurred between Majors and his former girlfriend, Grace Jabbari. Majors had pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of assault and aggravated harassment.

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The dispute involving the former couple began in the backseat of a chauffeured car and then on the streets of Manhattan.

Jabbari accused Majors of “hitting her in the head with his open hand, twisting her arm behind her back and squeezing her middle finger until it fractured.”

During the trial, text messages between Majors and Jabbari revealed that the “Creed” actor admitted to being physically violent towards his former girlfriend in September 2022 in a separate assault charge. 

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Majors texted Jabbari, “I fear you have no perspective of what could happen if you go to the hospital. They will ask you questions, and as I don’t think you actually protect us, it could lead to an investigation even if you do lie, and they suspect something.”

Reading her response text before the court, Jabbari said, "I will tell the doctor I bumped my head." Tearfully, she expressed her intention to delay seeking medical help but admitted needing stronger painkillers. Assistant District Attorney Kelli Galaway read the rest of Jabbari's message: "Why would I tell them what really happened when it’s clear I want to be with you?"

Prosecutors alleged Majors “didn’t hesitate to use physical violence” in their closing arguments last week.

Although he did not take the stand in his defense,  Chaudhry claimed that Majors was the victim of “white lies, big lies, and pretty little lies” concocted by Jabbari to “exact revenge on an unfaithful partner.”

Shortly after the verdict, Variety that Marvel Studios and Disney had parted ways with Majors. Before the allegations of domestic abuse and the trial, Majors was being groomed as the next big star and central figure of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He was slated to star in “Avengers: The Kang Dynasty'' in 2026, where he would reprise his role as Kang, and another film, “Avengers: Secret Wars,” centered around his Marvel character, projected to be released in 2027.

Majors is scheduled to be sentenced on February 6, and he could serve up to one year in prison.

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