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Second woman accuses Cuba Gooding Jr. of groping

Second woman accuses Cuba Gooding Jr. of groping”

"I know the video, which covered the entire evening, shows absolutely no conduct or any inappropriateness on Cuba's part", he tells PEOPLE.

Gooding surrendered to the NYPD Thursday after a 29-year-old woman accused the Oscar-winning star of "Jerry Maguire" of grabbing her breasts at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge in midtown Manhattan over the weekend.

He told Fox News the second woman's accusation stems from an incident that allegedly occurred in 2008.

The actor's lawyer, Mark Heller, had said earlier security video would exonerate his client.

Back in 2012, three woman said Gooding groped them at Maloney's Tavern in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The actor denied the allegations but said he would turn himself, expressing his faith in the system.

Heller also disputed allegations in media reports from a second woman said to have come forward in recent days, who told police Gooding grabbed her buttocks at a ny restaurant in 2008. But it certainly doesn't help Gooding's case with the alleged Magic Hour groping incident, which was reported to police on June 9.

The Manhattan district attorney's office declined comment.

"He will be arrested for forcible touching, but the charges will be determined by the ADA", a law enforcement source said of the allegation.

The actor told TMZ that he was at the bar partying with friends but didn't touch anyone.

Gooding, a native of New York's Bronx borough, rose to fame after starring in Boyz N the Hood in 1991.

"I trust the system and will let the process speak for itself", Gooding told TMZ on Tuesday.

The leading man's legal team tells ET they reviewed surveillance video on Wednesday from the venue of the alleged offense, and they say it does not show any crime had been committed. His signature line, "Show me the money", became a popular catchphrase.



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