Sex And The City’s Chris Noth accused of sexual assault by two women, one accusing him of 2004 rape

Sex And The Metropolis star Chris Noth has been accused of sexual assault by two ladies – one of whom claims she wanted stitches after he raped her in his house in 2004, when he was 49 and he or she was simply 22.

Allegations in opposition to the American actor, now 67, had been detailed in a brand new report from The Hollywood Reporter printed on Thursday.

In line with the publication, Noth’s two accusers – who have no idea one one other – approached THR individually and months aside with their allegations in opposition to the actor, who has vehemently denied the accusations.   

Each of the ladies, who used the pseudonyms Zoe, now 40, and Lily, now 31, declare that Noth had intercourse with them from behind in entrance of a mirror, with the primary assault allegedly going down in 2004, whereas the second reportedly occurred in 2015, three years after Noth married his spouse, Tara Wilson, with whom he has two youngsters.  

The two ladies each additionally allege that the assaults passed off in one of Noth’s properties – the primary in his Los Angeles house and the second in his New York Metropolis property – after the actor invited them over. 

The first, Zoe, mentioned she visited the actor’s residence in West Hollywood to return a e-book that he had lent her, whereas the second acknowledged that she went again to Noth’s house in Greenwich Village after a date, when he invited her to pattern ‘his assortment of whiskeys’. 

Each ladies declare that the latest publicity surrounding the Sex and the Metropolis reboot – And Simply Like That – ‘stirred painful recollections’ of their encounters with Noth, who has featured closely within the information previously week consequently of the shock dying of his character, Mr Large, within the first episode of the brand new collection. 

Allegations: Married Sex And The City star Chris Noth - pictured with his wife Tara Wilson this month - has been accused of rape and sexual assault by two women

Allegations: Married Sex And The Metropolis star Chris Noth – pictured along with his spouse Tara Wilson this month – has been accused of rape and sexual assault by two ladies 

Noth, now 67, has vehemently denied the accusations, made to The Hollywood Reporter by two women, who claim that he raped them in his homes in New York and Los Angeles

Noth, now 67, has vehemently denied the accusations, made to The Hollywood Reporter by two ladies, who declare that he raped them in his properties in New York and Los Angeles 

Signature role: Noth's most famous role is as Carrie Bradshaw's (Sarah Jessica Parker) love interest John James 'Mr. Big' Preston

Signature function: Noth’s most well-known function is as Carrie Bradshaw’s (Sarah Jessica Parker) love curiosity John James ‘Mr. Large’ Preston

In a press release to The Hollywood Reporter, Noth, who has two sons along with his spouse Wilson – Keats and Orion – admitted that he had ‘consensual encounters’ with the two ladies, however he strongly denied any accusations that he assaulted them.   

‘The accusations in opposition to me made by people I met years, even a long time, in the past are categorically false,’ the assertion reads. 

‘These tales might’ve been from 30 years in the past or 30 days in the past — no at all times means no — that could be a line I didn’t cross. The encounters had been consensual. 

‘It’s tough to not query the timing of these tales popping out. I don’t know for sure why they’re surfacing now, however I do know this: I didn’t assault these ladies.’ 

The two ladies advised THR that the latest publicity surrounding the discharge of Sex and the Metropolis sequel And Simply Like That – and Noth’s ensuing resurgence as a high-profile star – ‘triggered’ them to go public with their claims.

Zoe says she first met Noth whereas working ‘in an entry-level place at a high-profile agency the place Noth and different celebrities usually had enterprise’ in 2004. She claims that the actor – who was then on the top of his Sex and the Metropolis fame – started flirting along with her within the workplace. 

On the time, Noth had been courting his now-wife Wilson for 3 years; the pair started their relationship in 2001 after first assembly at The Chopping Room, a New York jazz membership owned by the actor, the place Wilson labored as a bartender. 

Nevertheless, in keeping with Zoe, the actor started leaving ‘flirty’ messages on her voicemail – which her boss alerted her to. 

Chatting with THR, the boss confirmed that she was conscious of the messages, saying that it struck her as unusual that the actor can be reaching out to her a lot youthful worker, nevertheless she insists she was not in anyway involved by them. 

‘It was very painful and I yelled out, “Cease!”‘ Noth’s alleged first sufferer says actor left her bleeding after assault in his LA residence

Noth’s first accuser – Zoe, now 40 – claims that the actor invited her to his Los Angeles house to return a e-book in 2004, earlier than raping her from behind. 

She claims that he ‘kissed her as she stepped by the door’ and that she ‘tentatively kissed him again’ earlier than attempting to depart his residence. 

Zoe alleges that the actor then ‘pulled her towards him, moved her towards the mattress, pulled off her shorts and bikini backside, and commenced to rape her from behind’ whereas they had been ‘going through a mirror’. 

‘It was very painful and I yelled out, “Cease!”‘ she claims. ‘And he didn’t. I mentioned, “Are you able to at the least get a condom?” and he laughed at me.’ 

Following the alleged incident, Zoe says she noticed ‘blood on her shirt’ and returned to a good friend’s house, which was positioned in the identical constructing as Noth’s residence, to try to wash it out. 

It was there that her buddies urged her to go to hospital – the place she says she needed to get stitches. 

‘I had stitches. Two cops got here. I wouldn’t say who it was,’ she says, claiming that she feared she would ‘not be believed’ and will ‘be fired’ if she publicly accused Noth of rape.

‘I used to be crying because it occurred’: Actor’s alleged second sufferer claims he raped her in his New York house

The second accuser – a girl utilizing the pseudonym Lily, now 31 – alleges that Noth assaulted her in his house in Greenwich Village in 2015 after he invited her on a date at Italian restaurant Il Cantinori.

In line with Lily, the kitchen on the restaurant had closed by the time they arrived, in order that they drank wine collectively on the bar. She claims that she ‘had an excessive amount of to drink’ however was ‘nowhere close to blacking out’ when Noth steered that they return to his residence to ‘pattern his assortment of whiskeys’. 

She says they hung out ‘listening to music’ and discussing his assortment of ‘books about artwork and style’, earlier than he ‘tried to make out along with her’. 

Lily says she ‘cautiously entertained’ him, however that he turned extra forceful as time went on. 

‘He saved attempting and attempting and attempting, and I ought to have mentioned no extra firmly and left. And then the following factor I knew, he pulled down his pants and he was standing in entrance of me,’ she says, alleging that he then ‘thrust his penis into her mouth’.

She claims that Noth – who was married to spouse Tara Wilson and had one youngster along with her on the time – advised her ‘marriage is a sham’ and that ‘monogamy is just not actual’, earlier than raping her. 

‘[Suddenly] he was having intercourse with me from the again in a chair,’ she mentioned. ‘We had been in entrance of a mirror. I used to be sort of crying because it occurred.’

After the alleged assault, Lily says she ‘went to the lavatory and placed on her skirt’, including that she ‘felt terrible… completely violated’. 

Zoe claims that she was raped by Noth in his West Hollywood house when she was simply 22 and he was 49 – alleging that the actor invited her and a good friend over to the pool at his constructing. Her unnamed good friend confirmed that the two visited the pool and recalled that they sat within the jacuzzi with Noth, who then left a e-book with Zoe whereas he went to his house to take a name. 

Zoe states that Noth then requested her to return the e-book to his residence, telling her that he’d ‘like to know what she thought’. 

When Zoe went as much as his residence to present the e-book again, she says Noth ‘kissed her’ as quickly as she walked by the door. She says she was not involved by the kiss – and actually thought it might be a ‘joke’ she might inform her buddies about. 

Nevertheless, she says Noth then pulled her in the direction of him, moved her to his mattress and eliminated her shorts and bikini bottoms, earlier than raping her ‘from behind’ whereas they had been ‘going through a mirror’.   

She additionally claimed that the actor ‘laughed at her’ when she requested him to make use of a condom – and that she was left bleeding after the assault, and needed to go to the hospital to get stitches.  

‘It was very painful and I yelled out, “Cease!”‘ she advised THR. ‘And he didn’t. I mentioned, “Are you able to at the least get a condom?” and he laughed at me.’  

After the alleged assault, she says she returned to a good friend’s house, which was positioned in the identical constructing as Noth’s residence, and tried to scrub the blood out of her shirt, earlier than being urged by her buddies to go to Cedars-Sinai, the place she advised hospital employees that she had been assaulted.  

‘I had stitches. Two cops got here. I wouldn’t say who it was,’ she says, claiming that she feared she would ‘not be believed’ and will ‘be fired’ if she publicly accused Noth of rape.   

Both women told THR that the recent publicity surrounding the release of the Sex and the City sequel And Just Like That prompted them to come forward with their claims

Each ladies advised THR that the latest publicity surrounding the discharge of the Sex and the Metropolis sequel And Simply Like That prompted them to come back ahead with their claims 

Noth has featured heavily in the press in the past week after his character, Mr. Big, died of a heart attack in a shocking twist in the first episode of the new reboot

Noth has featured closely within the press previously week after his character, Mr. Large, died of a coronary heart assault in a stunning twist within the first episode of the brand new reboot 

Noth has two sons with Wilson - Orion (pictured), 13, who was born in 2008, seven years before the alleged second attack took place, and Keats, one, who was born in 2020

Noth has two sons with Wilson - Orion, 13, who was born in 2008, seven years before the alleged second attack took place, and Keats (pictured), one, who was born in 2020

Noth has two sons with Wilson – Orion (left), 13, who was born in 2008, seven years earlier than the alleged second assault passed off, and Keats (proper), one, who was born in 2020

Though Zoe has not beforehand accused Noth of assault or rape, she did communicate to a number of folks in regards to the assault – together with her boss on the time, who advised THR that Zoe phoned her after the alleged rape and advised her Noth had attacked her. 

Chatting with the outlet, Zoe’s now-former boss mentioned that her ex-employee sounded ‘upset’ and was ‘in shock’ in the course of the telephone name whereas relaying particulars of the ‘horrible’ incident, nevertheless she says Zoe insisted that she not inform anybody about it. 

‘I used to be 25 on the time. It was loads. I didn’t know what to do,’ the unnamed lady mentioned. 

Noth’s second accuser, Lily, who’s now working as a journalist, advised the same story to THR, alleging that the actor raped her in his residence after they struck up a flirty relationship whereas she was working as a server at former New York nightclub No.8 in 2015, when she was 25. 

On the time, Noth – who was then 60 years outdated – had been married to his spouse for 3 years and the couple had one youngster collectively, Orion, who was born in 2008. They’ve since had a second son, Keats, born in 2020. 

Describing herself as a long-time fan of the actor, Lily says she was ‘actually star-struck’ when he started ‘hitting on her’. 

‘He was hitting on me, for positive. I used to be flattered. I knew he was married, which is shameful of me to confess,’ she mentioned.  

In line with Lily, Noth requested for her quantity and later requested her out for dinner; they organized to fulfill at Italian restaurant Il Cantinori – which featured in an episode of the unique Sex and the Metropolis collection.  

Nevertheless, by the time the pair met on the eatery, the kitchen had closed, so Lily says they ‘had wine on the bar’ and mentioned Noth’s lack of curiosity in showing in a possible third Sex and the Metropolis film.

Lily admits that she ‘had an excessive amount of to drink’ however insists that she was ‘nowhere close to blacking out’ when the actor invited her to his close by residence in Greenwich Village in order that they might ‘pattern his assortment of whiskeys’ collectively.   

The lady – who describes herself as being ‘not tremendous sexually lively’ on the time – insists that she didn’t imagine he would try to have intercourse along with her, and that they might simply ‘drink whiskey and discuss his performing profession’. 

As soon as inside his ‘superb’ residence, Lily says the pair listened to music and mentioned the actor’s assortment of artwork and style books, earlier than he started attempting to ‘make out along with her’.  

The second woman - Lily - claims that the alleged attack took place in Noth's Greenwich Village apartment (building pictured) after they met while she was working as a server in a club

The second lady – Lily – claims that the alleged assault passed off in Noth’s Greenwich Village house (constructing pictured) after they met whereas she was working as a server in a membership

Lily says she was working as a server in the VIP section of New York nightclub No. 8 (pictured), which has since closed, when Noth 'hit on her' in 2015

Lily says she was working as a server within the VIP part of New York nightclub No. 8 (pictured), which has since closed, when Noth ‘hit on her’ in 2015 

Though she says she ‘cautiously entertained’ him, she says that she was hesitant as a result of he’s ‘older and appears older’ than her. 

Nevertheless, Lily says he turned extra forceful as time went on, claiming that he ‘saved attempting and attempting and attempting’. 

‘I ought to have mentioned no extra firmly and left,’ she mentioned, claiming that ‘the following factor she knew’ he had pulled down her pants and ‘was standing in entrance of her’, earlier than ‘thrusting his penis into her mouth’.   

She says that she talked about the truth that he had a spouse and youngster, just for the actor to inform her that ‘marriage is a sham’ and ‘monogamy is just not actual’. Lily claims Noth then raped her from behind in a chair in entrance of a mirror. 

‘He was having intercourse with me from the again in a chair. We had been in entrance of a mirror. I used to be sort of crying because it occurred,’ she says. 

After the alleged assault passed off, Lily says she went to the lavatory and placed on her skirt, claiming that she ‘felt terrible’ and ‘completely violated’.  

‘All of my desires with this star I beloved for years had been gone,’ she added. 

Whereas in an Uber residence, Lily says she spoke to a good friend – who was named Alex by THR – on the telephone, whom she advised that Noth had intercourse along with her ‘fairly forcibly’. Regardless of her good friend insisting that Lily ought to telephone the police, she says she refused to.  

Chatting with the publication, Lily’s good friend Alex confirmed her story and claimed that she listened to a voicemail Noth left on Lily’s telephone after the incident.

Although Noth and Wilson (pictured in 2004, the same year that the first alleged attack took place) did not tie the knot until 2012, they have been dating since 2001

Though Noth and Wilson (pictured in 2004, the identical yr that the primary alleged assault passed off) didn’t tie the knot till 2012, they’ve been courting since 2001 

Noth and Wilson (pictured in 2002) met while she was working as a bartender at New York jazz club The Cutting Room, which the actor owns

Noth and Wilson (pictured in 2002) met whereas she was working as a bartender at New York jazz membership The Chopping Room, which the actor owns 

In line with Alex, Noth mentioned within the message: ‘Hey, hope you didn’t take something unsuitable final night time. We had enjoyable. Simply wish to be sure to didn’t take it the unsuitable means.’

Nevertheless Lily supplied a distinct recollection of the message, claiming that Noth advised her: ‘I had a pleasant time and would actually recognize it in the event you wouldn’t speak to your girlfriends. If we might maintain this between you and me, that might be nice.’ 

Lily additionally handed over textual content messages despatched between herself and Noth in March and April 2015 to The Hollywood Reporter, wherein the pair seemingly talk about the incident, with the actor asking whether or not Lily ‘loved their night time final week’, including that he ‘thought it was loads of enjoyable’ however that he ‘wasn’t fairly positive how she felt’. 

In line with the outlet, Lily responded that she ‘actually loved [Noth’s] firm’ however that she ‘felt barely used’, earlier than suggesting that they proceed their dialog on the telephone. 

Though Noth steered that the pair meet up for one more date, Lily declined and the two didn’t meet once more.     

Neither she nor Zoe have spoken publicly about their accusations till getting in contact with The Hollywood Reporter ‘months aside’ after being prompted by the frenzy of publicity surrounding the information in regards to the new Sex and the Metropolis reboot, which was first introduced in January of this yr.  

The accusations in opposition to Noth come simply one week after he hit headlines the world over whereas reprising his function as Mr. Large within the Sex and the Metropolis reboot And Simply Like That – wherein his character controversially dies of a coronary heart assault after doing a exercise on a Peloton bike. 

Mr Large’s shock dying sparked outrage amongst viewers – and prompted livid backlash from Peloton, whose shares dropped 11 per cent within the wake of the debut episode’s premiere final Thursday.

Three days after the primary two episodes aired on HBO Max, Peloton hit again on the present by airing a business that includes Noth in his function as Mr Large – alongside real-life teacher Jess King who starred as his coach in And Simply Like That. 

Neither Peloton nor HBO Max have but to publicly deal with the allegations made in opposition to Noth. DailyMail.com has reached out to each corporations for remark.