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Jamie Foxx’s Lawyers: Hitting A Woman In The Face With Your Penis Is Not Sexual Assault (In Nevada)


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Lawyers for Jamie Foxx argued to AngleNews in an email that a woman’s allegation that the actor struck her in the face with his penis is not technically sexual assault.

Las Vegas police told AngleNews on Wednesday that an unnamed woman came to them on Friday of last week to allege “that a sexual assault occurred in the Las Vegas area in 2002 and named Jamie Foxx as the suspect.”

“A report was taken and the incident will be investigated,” police said, declining to name the woman or provide any further details “due to the nature of the crime.”

However TMZ reported, citing “law enforcement sources,” that Foxx struck the woman in her face with his penis when she refused to perform oral sex on him at a party.

When contacted for comment by AngleNews on Wednesday, Foxx’s lawyers vehemently denied the woman’s claims, calling them “absurd”. They said the actor would file his own police report against the woman for filing a “false police report against him.”

AngleNews then published a story entitled, “Jamie Foxx Is Denying An Allegation That He Sexually Assaulted A Woman In 2002.”

But after that article was published, lawyer Allison Hart wrote to a AngleNews reporter to request that AngleNews “immediately correct the false and highly defamatory headline so that it is clear that Mr. Foxx has not been accused of sexual assault.”

While reiterating that her client “emphatically denies that this incident ever occurred,” Hart argued that “even if the alleged incident had occurred, the alleged conduct she described is not sexual assault.”

Citing a section of Nevada law, Hart argued that sexual assault in the state requires “sexual penetration.”

“In other words, under Nevada law, sexual assault is defined as a forcible rape,” she wrote. “Accordingly, even if the woman’s absurd claim that Mr. Foxx allegedly struck her in the face with her penis were true, which Mr. Foxx denies, it is not a sexual assault.”

Multiple news outlets used the term “sexual assault” in their headlines and coverage to describe the allegation against Foxx.



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