Acclaimed actor Jonathan Majors, who was found guilty for domestic assault, has found his case prolonged once again. By: Dylan Low
ex-Marvel star was expected to receive his sentence Tuesday this week, a month
following the news of him conviction from assaulting and harassing his ex-girlfriend,
Grace Jabbari. The sentence however was delayed to April 8th, due to motions
claimed by his legal team to set aside the verdict. Judge Michael Gaffey has
stated the new date will give prosecutors time to issue a response to the
motion that was filed on Monday.
was not present for Tuesday afternoon’s hearing in person and instead featured
online as he was living out of state. Based on his present charges, he could
find himself with a year in jail.
late 2023, a Manhattan jury found the Marvel actor convicted of two misdemeanour
counts of harassment and assault but acquitted him on two other counts
originating from an incident that took place last March.
after the guilty verdict, Majors was removed from Disney’s Marvel Cinematic
Universe, in which he played the antagonist Kang the Conqueror and was
anticipated to feature in the next several instalments, including 2026’s Avengers:
The Kang Dynasty. Previously after his arrest, he was dropped by his
manager, Entertainment 360, and his publicity firm, the Lede Company. He still
remains represented by the talent agency WME.
spoke out following news of his verdict for the first time during a Good
Morning America interview, in which he proceeded to dismiss any wrongdoing
and stated his regret for not breaking up with Jabbari sooner.
shouldn’t have been in the car. I shouldn’t have been in the relationship,”
Majors told ABC News anchor Linsey Davis last month. “If I’m not in the car,
none of this would have happened. If I have left the relationship, none of this
would have happened. If I’m man enough or brave enough to say, ‘I want to see
someone else’ or ‘I’m done now,’ I’m not in that car. We’re not here. I’m
responsible for those things.”
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