Chris Noth makes first public feedback amid scandal: ‘I’ll now let the chips fall the place they might’

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Chris Noth was pictured for the primary time since he was accused of sexual assault. The Sex and the City star, 67, spoke to a paparazzo whereas strolling near his home in Massachusetts on Wednesday and maintained his innocence.

In a video posted by The Daily Mail, the photographer advised Noth is “innocent until proven guilty.” 

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“Well yeah, but you know, that’s the way it is,” Noth replied. 

“You have my statement right?” he added. “My statement’s out, I rest by my statement. I’ll now let the chips fall where they may. My statement is my statement, that’s all I can give.”

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Two girls accused Noth of rape in an article printed by The Hollywood Reporter on Dec. 16. The actor stated the separate incidents, one in 2004 and one other in 2015, have been consensual in his assertion.

“The accusations against me made by individuals I met years, even decades, ago are categorically false. These stories could’ve been from 30 years ago or 30 days ago — no always means no — that is a line I did not cross,” Noth advised Yahoo Entertainment. The encounters have been consensual. It’s troublesome to not query the timing of those tales popping out. I do not know for sure why they’re surfacing now, however I do know this: I didn’t assault these girls.”

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A third woman came forward accusing Noth of sexual assault in 2010. A rep for the actor stated he “has no data of who this particular person is” and “would by no means cross that line.” Actress Zoe Lister-Jones, who worked at Noth’s former NYC nightclub and later appeared in a 2005 episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent with him, claimed the actor exhibited “sexually inappropriate” behavior and called him a “predator.”

Noth’s wife of nine years, Tara Wilson, has been photographed in California amid the scandal with the couple’s kids. The pair, who have been together since 2001, share sons Orion, 13, and Keats, 18 months. The actor told The Daily Mail he “hopes” to spend the holidays with his family. 

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