Chris Noth was seen walking in Central Park all by his lonesome on Christmas Day amid mounting sexual assault allegations against the actor.
The embattled “Sex and the City” alum, 67, was photographed looking somber as he went for a stroll on his own while others were spending the holiday with loved ones.
Noth seemed focused on a conversation he was having over the phone as he made his way through the park. At one point, he was spotted sitting on a park bench with a crotchety expression on his face.
The “And Just Like That…” actor didn’t seem to be hiding from the public, though, as he took off his face mask to expose his identity for any passersby to see.
He sported a navy peacoat, a green beanie, a blue and gray patterned scarf, ashen slacks and brown shoes as he puttered along.
Noth has been keeping a relatively low profile since four women came forward to accuse him of sexual assault, though he did emerge last week to tell the paparazzi, “I’ll now let the chips fall where they may. My statement is my statement, that’s all I can give,” referencing his blanket denial.
The first two accusers spoke to the Hollywood Reporter for a story published on Dec. 16, claiming Noth had forced himself on them in separate incidents in 2004 and 2015, with one of the women saying she ended up bleeding in a hospital.
A third woman then came forward to the Daily Beast, saying that Noth allegedly forced himself on her in 2010 in the back office of the New York City restaurant Da Marino.
And last week, New York-based singer Lisa Gentile claimed during a press conference that Noth had accosted her in 2002 in her apartment after giving her a ride home from Da Marino, the same restaurant where the third woman had allegedly been assaulted.
Noth, whose “SATC” character, Mr. Big, was killed off in the newly released HBO revival, has vehemently denied all of the claims.
His “And Just Like That…” co-stars have also spoken out, with Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon saying in a joint statement, “We are deeply saddened to hear the allegations against Chris Noth.
“We support the women who have come forward and shared their painful experiences,” the actresses added. “We know it must be a very difficult thing to do and we commend them for it.”
In the wake of the allegations, Noth was fired from the CBS series “The Equalizer” and dropped by his agency, A3 Artists. Booze brand Entertainment Arts Research also pulled out of a deal to purchase Noth’s tequila line, Ambhar, for $12 million following the backlash.
In addition, Peloton scrapped an advertisement starring Noth shortly after the Hollywood Reporter story came out.
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