See below the statement from his attorney Priya Chaudhry
It didn’t stop the NYT from covering it, the story has picked up more press than the WACO rally held by former US President Donald Trump on Sunday.
Majors has been working as an actor for the past 6 years. He’s a graduate of the University of North Carolina earning a BFA and a MFA from Yale University. He worked alongside Spike Lee and Chadwick Boseman on one of his final films, Da 5 Bloods which came out on Netflix in 2020. He was the star of Lovecraft Country, an HBO Max original set in Jim Crow era America. He went on the lead the cast of The Harder They Fall playing alongside major players like Regina King, Zazie Beetz, Lakeith Stanfield, and Idris Elba. He stars alongside Michael B. Jordan in Jordan’s directorial debut, part three of the Creed saga, in theaters right now.
Black entertainers are held at a higher professional standard than their white counterparts. They are meant to walk a tighter-rope. The doubling down of the news coverage of Mr. Majors incident in New York City while all facts are currently alleged meaning it’s just an accusation at this point, exposes yet another stain of a white privileged media echo chamber. The twitter users sharing the headlines feel empowered to troll information because it comes for press organizations deemed “credible” but no one ever questions the narratives. We’ve watched how conservation press like the NY Post covers Black Lives Matter protests.
Should we expect more from the majors of the world?