Chris Noth fired from ‘The Equalizer’ amid sexual assault allegations

Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristen Davis release a statement regarding sexual assault allegations against costar Chris Noth. (Photo: Reuters)

Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristen Davis have responded to sexual assault allegations against Chris Noth. The statement comes amid news that the 67-year-old actor has been fired equalizer.

In joint messages posted on social media on Monday night, the women said they were “deeply saddened to hear the allegations against” their long reign. Sex and the City costar, who recently shared the screen with them on the HBO Max reboot and like that.

The actresses add, “We support the women who have come forward and shared their traumatic experiences. We know it must have been very difficult and we applaud them for that.”

It was announced earlier on Monday that Nuth would not be returning to Equalizer With the scandal continuing. Dropped by talent agency A3 Entertainment, Noth starred as William Bishop in the CBS crime drama alongside Queen Latifah.

Chris Noth is no longer filming additional episodes of EqualizerGlobal Television and CBS announced Monday in a brief statement.

The professional fallout for Chris Noth is mounting after allegations of sexual assault.

The professional fallout for Chris Noth is mounting after allegations of sexual assault. (Photo: Reuters)

Equalizer, which is in its second season, returns in January. Yahoo Entertainment has confirmed that nothing will be seen in a single upcoming original episode of the already filmed series. Previously aired episodes featuring the actor will also remain in rerun rotation.

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Nuth is accused of rape by two women and sexual assault by a third. He strongly denies their allegations. A fourth woman, actress Zoe Lister-Jones, has publicly accused Sex and the City Inappropriate behavior arose.

Two women allegedly The Hollywood Reporter who – which They were sexually assaulted on separate occasions in 2004 and 2015. After the report was published on Thursday, Knuth issued a strongly worded denial.

“The accusations made against me by individuals I’ve met for years, or even decades, are categorically false. These stories could have been 30 years or 30 days old – doesn’t always mean no – that’s the limit I haven’t crossed,” Nuth said in a statement to Yahoo. . “The encounters were consensual. It’s hard not to question the timing of these stories being published. I don’t know for sure why they’re showing up now, but I do know this: I didn’t assault these women.”

In the wake of the allegations, it was revealed that A3 had dropped him as a customer. Noth also reportedly lost out on a deal to sell his tequila brand, Ambhar, for $12 million. “It would be in our best interest to withdraw from the deal,” Entertainment Arts Research, a publicly traded beverage company, told Page Six.

“No final agreement was ever signed,” a Noth representative told Yahoo.

Noth was in the headlines this month because he (briefly) reprized his role as Mr. Big for And like that… on HBO Max. He was tapped by Peloton to film a loud ad in the aftermath of the show but once the allegations surfaced, Peloton distanced himself from the actor and withdrew the ad from circulation.

It was the revival of the TV series that pushed the two women forward THR, months before the raucous premiere.

[Editor’s note: This story was originally published on Monday, Dec. 20 at 7:16 p.m. ET and has been updated to include Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis’s statement.]

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