“We are deeply saddened by the accusations against Cris Noth. We support the women who have come and shared their painful experiences. We know that it must be something very difficult to do and we congratulate them for it “, reads the statement they signed Cynthia Nixon, Sara Jessica Parker Y Kristin Davis. And it has to do with the news that was released this Monday, when the testimony of a third woman who denounced the actor who plays Mr. Big in the famous series Sex and the city for “sexual assault.”
In dialogue with The Daily Beast, the victim told how it was the night of the attack. Her account comes two days after two other women made similar complaints against the American actor. The woman, who spoke under the alias “Ava,” said Noth sexually assaulted her when she was 18 at Da Marino restaurant in Manhattan, New York, in 2010. At the end of her shift, she went to her employer’s office to pick up the payment of the working day and Noth followed her.
As she picked up her coat and the cash envelope, the lights went out behind her. Remember that Noth walked into the office. “He acted as if we had intentionally and clandestinely escaped together, and when I told him I didn’t want to, he hoped that was it.”, he recounted. Then the actor started kissing her and she tried to stop him.
Ava said Noth ignored her refusal and abused her. “It was very strong, my whole body ached the next day,” he said, alluding to how he tried to defend himself from the attack.
In the midst of that situation, Ava convinced the actor to have sex elsewhere, which gave him the opportunity to escape from the office. According to her testimony, the actor told her that he would send a car to pick her up once she got to her apartment. She went home. He texted her asking for her address, but she never responded.
The next day, Ava called her family and then the restaurant owner to tell him what had happened, but he rejected her claims about Noth: “They told me that he would never be interested in someone as insignificant as me. I never went back ”.
The actor, meanwhile, rejected the accusation. “The story is fabricated, the alleged details that are read seem out of bad fiction,” said Noth through a representative who contacted the magazine People. Regardless, the three accusations made so far were enough for the talent agency A3 Artists to decide to terminate its contract with the actor.
The first women to speak pointed out that the events occurred in 2004 and 2015. The Hollywood Reporter He identified them as Lily and Zoe, to protect their privacy. The first, who is a journalist, wrote to THR in August, and the second, in October.
When she was working as a waitress in 2015, Lily met Noth, who invited her to dinner at Il Cantinori restaurant. When they got to the place it was closed and he invited her to his Greenwich Village apartment. “We were listening to music and he tried to kiss me. I entertained him but he kept trying, “said the young woman, who provided harsh details of the episode.
According to his testimony, Noth took off his pants and raped her. After the sexual assault, she got dressed in the bathroom and called a taxi. The actor later contacted her to see her again.
Meanwhile, Zoe was 22 years old when she met Noth, according to her account to the aforementioned publication. He worked at a high-profile entertainment firm that worked with celebrities. “He would walk past my desk and flirt with me. He got my work phone and left me messages. My boss told me: ‘Mr. Big is leaving messages on your voicemail, ‘”he said.
According to her testimony, Noth invited her to his apartment in a building in West Hollywood, California. It was there that the abuse occurred. After the sexual assault, Zoe went to Cedars-Sinai Hospital accompanied by her friend and reported the assault to two policemen, but did not reveal the author’s name for fear of being fired.
As with Ava’s accusation, Noth denied Lily and Zoe’s testimonies. “The accusations against me made by people I knew years, even decades ago, are categorically false. These stories could have been from 30 years ago or 30 days ago, ‘no’ always means ‘no’, that’s a line I didn’t cross. The meetings were consensual, “he said in a statement sent to THR. And safe: “I did not attack those women”.
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The protagonists of Sex and the City expressed solidarity with the women who denounced Chris Noth