Chris Noth’s character ‘removed’ from And Just Like That finale after sexual abuse claims

Chris Noth has been removed from the season finale of Sex and the City's new series And Just Like That, it has been reported.

The 67 year actor, who plays iconic character Mr. Big, was set to appear briefly in the last episode in front of his wife Carrie, in which she allegedly scatters his ashes in to the Seine river in Paris.

Carrie is stood on the Point des Arts bridge at the time, when Mr. Big, who died in the first episode of the reboot, appears before her.

An insider told TV Line that the finale wasn't set in stone when news of the allegations broke.

Chris' character is believed to have only shot a small amount of footage for the final scene, and it wasn't essential to remain in as a result.

The reports come after sexual assault claims were made against the Sex and the City actor.

In December, two women released statements which the actor has denied and branded a 'complete fabrication' in a statement.

Lisa Gentile, 54, has alleged that she was 'sexually abused' by the actor in 2002 when Chris went up to her apartment because he allegedly wanted to see where she lived after she claims she agreed for him to give her a lift home, she said in a statement during a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred.

The singer met Noth at Da Marino's restaurant, in Manhattan, New York City, in 1998, and the two allegedly became acquaintances.

In a statement, Lisa alleged: "He started kissing me almost right away then he leaned against the kitchen counter top and forcibly pulled me against him. He was slobbering all over me – I quickly became uncomfortable."

She continued: "Then he became more aggressive and put both hands on my breasts and began squeezing them very hard over my shirt."


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Lisa added: "Then he pushed my bra up with both of his hands. I grabbed his hands with my hands and tried to stop him. I kept pushing his hands down while he was pushing mine up.

"I was trying to get him to stop. Then he pulled my hands to pull up his shirt exposing his belly and then even harder he pushed my hands down towards his penis."

Lisa described how she 'finally managed' to 'push' Chris away before he allegedly became 'extremely angry' before calling her a 'tease' and a 'b***h'.

The account follows claims by three other women who have claimed that they have been sexually assaulted by the actor between 2004 and 2015.

In a statement, Chris called the accusations “categorically false”.

Chris said: “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. The encounters were consensual. It’s difficult not to question the timing of these stories coming out.”

He added: “I don’t know for certain why they are surfacing now, but I do know this: I did not assault these women.”

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