Chris Noth was dismissed from the CBS drama “The Equalizer” in 2004 and 2015 after two women alleged sexual assault in 2004 and 2015.
“Chris Noth will soon stop filming the equalizer episode,” CBS and Universal Television said in a joint statement to CBS News.
According to IMDB, Noth, who plays former CIA agent Billy Bishop at the show, will appear in 17 episodes of the show in 2021 and will have a new episode already shot in 2022. He will also appear on the show’s rerun.
The allegations against Noth surfaced last week when the Hollywood Reporter released details on the accounts of two women who used the pseudonym. One woman said Noth raped her in a Los Angeles apartment in 2004. She said she was 22 at the time and was treated and advised on suspicion of an attack.
The second woman in the report said Noth raped her in a New York apartment in 2015.
Both women told The Hollywood Reporter that they would like to get in touch after seeing a promotion for “And Just Like That,” HBO Max’s restart series for “Sex and the City.” Noth rejected both claims and told that the interaction was “consensual.”
“I don’t know why they’re appearing now, but I know I didn’t attack these women,” he said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter last week.
After the two women got in touch, actress Zoe Lister Jones, who worked with Noth on NBC law and order, posted on Instagram allegations of her encounter with Noth.
In New York City, owned by Noth. There she said she found him “consistently sexually inadequate” with another promoter. And in the same year she made a guest appearance, she said there was an episode in which Noth was “drunk on the set.”
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