Friends of Chris Noth are involved about him — and his consuming — amid his sexual assault scandal.
Just days earlier than Christmas, the actor was accused by two girls of sexual assault. There are actually reviews of abuse from 5 girls whose accounts span a number of a long time.
It’s price him work, together with on CBS’ “The Equalizer,” and this week it was reported he has been minimize from remaining scenes for the “Sex and the City” spin-off “And Just Like That” that he lately filmed with Sarah Jessica Parker in Paris.
HBO Max declined to remark.
Now insiders say they’re worried about how Noth is reacting.
One supply who is aware of him stated: “Chris honestly feels like his life is over. I think that drinking has played a big role in his problems. Everything is taking a toll. His friends would like him to get some help.”
However, sources strenuously deny that he has ever been drunk on units, or has an alcohol downside.
Actress Zoe Lister Jones — who as soon as labored as a bartender at Noth’s New York City membership Plumm, the place she claimed he was “consistently sexually inappropriate with a fellow female promoter” — accused him of consuming on set whereas they filmed NBC’s “Law & Order.”
Lister Jones visitor starred on the present, on which Noth performed Detective Mike Logan. Writing on Instagram, she alleged: “During my interrogation scene he had a 22 oz. of beer below the desk that he would drink in between takes.
“In one take he got close to me, sniffed my neck, and whispered, ‘You smell good.’ I didn’t say anything. My friend at the club never said anything. It’s so rare that we do.”
Reps for Noth declined to remark for this story.
Multiple sources stated that Noth faces no possibility now however to step away from the general public eye.
Last month, a couple of days after he and spouse Tara Wilson loved a date night time on the glitzy Manhattan premiere of “And Just Like That” at MoMA, Noth made an look on Andy Cohen and Amy Sedaris’ “Holiday Hangout” SiriusXM present, which was coming stay from his Midtown membership, The Cutting Room.
Looking matted and clutching a bottle of tequila from his Ambhar model, Noth appeared to slur his phrases as he planted a pretend kiss on Cohen’s mouth.
“That was so beautiful,” Noth informed the viewers: “I love [Cohen’s] pants … you should see his underwear.”
Cohen made gentle of the kiss by posting a photograph of the smooch on Instagram alongside caption, “Kissed by Mr. Big last night! 💋.”
As Noth talked about his tequila, Cohen enthused: “He’s chugging it from the bottle — this guy is no joke.”
When requested concerning the loss of life of his most well-known character, Mr. Big, who died within the first episode of “AJLT” after struggling a coronary heart assault following a Peloton trip, Noth pretend cried and stated, “It was marvelous, but I can’t talk about it.”
Cohen stated: “Do you own a Peloton?” to which Noth replied, “I’m wearing it.”
Following his look, followers reacted on Twitter, with one saying, “Don’t know if he’s guilty or not but the Chris Noth segment just last Friday with @Andy & Amy’s holiday celebration sure didn’t age well in just 7 days.”
Noth, who has denied the sexual assault allegations towards him, is believed to have talked to actor pals who wish to come ahead to face up for him — however one business supply stated, “It’s hard, because they don’t want to get embroiled in this.”
As Page Six beforehand revealed, Noth’s marriage to Wilson, the mom of his two younger sons, has been hanging by a thread because the allegations have been first made public final month. However, she is stated to nonetheless be standing by him, though the couple didn’t spend Christmas collectively and Wilson stays at their Los Angeles dwelling.
One supply who is aware of the 2 stated: “The downside is that even when Chris didn’t do what these girl stated he did, he nonetheless had some type of sexual encounter with them and he cheated on Tara. That is exhausting to return to phrases with.
“At the moment, they’re still together. They’re trying to work things out.”
The first two allegations towards Noth appeared final month in a narrative by The Hollywood Reporter. Both girls shared related accounts of how he allegedly raped them, however Noth — who has been married to Wilson since 2012 — denied the claims. He stated each interactions have been “consensual.” His former lover Beverly Johnson additionally made claims of assault, as did one other girl on the “SATC” set.
Another girl, singer Lisa Gentile, accused him of committing sexual assault in 2002. Noth denied it.
“The story is a complete fabrication, and the alleged accounts detailed throughout read like a piece of bad fiction,” a rep for Noth stated final month.
Noth has since been dropped by his illustration.
Said one business supply: “Chris has no option now but to step away from the public eye for a good long while and try to rehabilitate himself.”