Jamie Foxx Denies Allegation Involving His Genitals

Woman says he assaulted her in 2002
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 13, 2018 1:18 PM CDT
Jamie Foxx arrives at the EA Sports Bowl at The Armory on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Minneapolis.   (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Jamie Foxx is denying allegations that he slapped a woman in the face with his penis almost 16 years ago in Las Vegas. The accuser says she was with a friend at Foxx's place for a party in 2002 when he attempted to get her to perform oral sex on him; she says she wouldn't, and that's when the incident allegedly occurred. She tells TMZ she finally went to police about it last week, inspired by the #MeToo movement, but the gossip site notes the statute of limitations for such alleged crimes is just three years in Nevada. The Las Vegas Police Department lists the case as an open investigation, per law enforcement sources.

"Jamie emphatically denies that this incident ever occurred, and he will be filing a report with the Las Vegas Police Department against the woman for filing a false police report against him," says Foxx's attorney, who went on to call the allegations "absurd." "The alleged incident was not reported to law enforcement in 2002, or at any other time in the last 16 years until last Friday because the incident never happened." Twitter is having a field day with the news, but civil rights activist Shaun King tweeted that several black actresses have privately told him Foxx is "deeply problematic and has been for years." (Read more Jamie Foxx stories.)

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