Friday, May 24, 2024

Marvel Actor Jonathan Majors Skates on Jail Time for Domestic Assault, Gets Probation


Jonathan Majors is not going to jail.

The Marvel actor will get probation instead after being convicted of domestic assault.

In New York, Judge Michael Gaffey also ordered Majors to complete a 52 week in-person batterer’s intervention program. He also has to continue with his mental health therapy.

Majors’ real punishment is losing a lot of work, including his role as Kang in the next Avengers movies. Marvel and Disney had planned a trilogy based on his villain, but after the conviction they dropped him like a hot potato. Majors lost other roles, as well, and an indie movie he made called “Magazine Dreams” was abandoned by Disney Searchlight.

Now Majors is left to pick up the pieces of his shattered career. At the time he was arrested he was starring in two box office hits, “Creed III” and “Ant Man 3.” What can he do to get back on track? Wait for an Oprah type confessional interview, and other crisis management solutions.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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