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Disney Star Arrested on Strangulation & Assault Charges in NYC

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A Disney star was arrested on Saturday in New York City on charges related to a domestic dispute with a woman.

Police say Jonathan Majors, 33, was involved in an altercation with a 30-year-old woman who ultimately sustained minor injuries to her head and neck as a result of the dispute and was taken to a local hospital. She is currently listed in stable condition.

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A spokesperson for the New York Police Department’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Information Office confirmed the arrest and issued the following statement:

“On Saturday, March 25, 2023, at approximately 1114 hours, police responded to a 911 call. A preliminary investigation determined that a 33-year-old male was involved in a domestic dispute with a 30-year-old female. The victim informed police she was assaulted. Officers placed the 33-year-old male into custody without incident. The victim sustained minor injuries to her head and neck and was removed to an area hospital in stable condition.”

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Jonathan Majors has a long list of film credits with Disney, including portraying He Who Remains and voicing the Time Keepers in Season 1 of the Disney+ series Loki. Majors also played the role of Kang the Conqueror in the 2023 film Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and season 2 of Loki on Disney+. He was also cast for the role of Kang in the upcoming 2025 film Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and the 2026 film Avengers: Secret Wars.

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In a statement, representatives for the actor said, “[Majors] has done nothing wrong. We look forward to clearing his name and clearing this up.”

At the time of this publication, Majors’ relationship to the woman who claims she was assaulted is not known. As this is a developing story, more information will be shared as it becomes available.

About Becky Burkett

Becky's from the Lone Star State and has been writing since she was 10 and encountered her first Disney Park when she was 11. It was love at first Main Street Electrical Parade. Joy is blank lined journals, 0.7 mm pens, and all things Walt, Woody and Buzz, PIXAR, Imagineering, Sleeping Beauty (make it blue!), Disney Parks history and EPCOT. At Disney World, you'll find her croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. If you can dream, you really can do it!