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Jonathan Majors trial: Who are Grace Jabbari and Meagan Good?

Jonathan Majors’ former and current girlfriends appeared in sharp contrast to one another during the trial, with one accusing him of assault and the other standing by him

Kelly Rissman
Monday 08 April 2024 16:58 BST
Marvel actor Jonathan Majors could face prison after being found guilty of assault

Marvel star Jonathan Majors avoided jail time but was sentenced to 52 weeks of mandatory in-person domestic violence programming after being found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Grace Jabbari, during a violent incident in Manhattan.

Majors was charged with four counts — two counts of harassment and two counts of assault — in connection to a March 2023 incident where he slapped Ms Jabbari, threw her into a car, twisted her arm and grabbed and injured her hand. He pleaded not guilty to all counts but was convicted of two of the four charges by a jury in December.

On Monday, Majors appeared in criminal court for his sentencing.

While he was convicted of assaulting his former girlfriend Ms Jabbari, his current girlfriend, Meagan Good, remained by his side throughout the trial – supporting him in the courtroom and since his conviction.

Here’s what we know about them:

Who is Grace Jabbari?

Grace Jabbari is a 30-year-old British dancer and the ex-girlfriend of Jonathan Majors. The pair dated for two years.

As a dancer, she has appeared in movies like Barbie, Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One and Coldplay’s “Cry Cry Cry” music video, according to IMDB.

On the stand, Ms Jabbari told jurors that her romance with Majors began in August 2021 after meeting on the set of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. She was working as a movement director while Majors starred as the movie’s villain.

She said that his hair stylist “slipped me this piece of paper, so I opened it up and it was his number.” Then Majors returned to her side asking: “Am I going to see you later?”

Ms Jabbari testified that their relationship moved “fast.” She added that he wrote her poetry and “he told me that he loved me early on, which was overwhelming, but I loved it as well.”

But by December, she noticed a shift. She mentioned her ex, which she said prompted her boyfriend to yell, she said: “It was the first time I felt scared of him.”

Jonathan Majors and guest Grace Jabbari attend the “Devotion” Premiere at Cinesphere in September 2022 in Toronto (Getty)

Throughout the trial, numerous other incidents came to light aside from the one Majors is on trial for, which a prosecutor called a “manipulative pattern” of abuse.

Text messages shown in court revealed an incident in September 2022 in London. In the texts, Majors appears to admit that he had injured Ms Jabbari’s head. He then threatened to commit suicide if she went to the hospital, texts revealed.

In March 2024 – following his conviction for assaulting and harassing her – Ms Jabbari filed a lawsuit suing Majors in federal court for defamation, assault and battery.

Who is Meagan Good?

Meagan Good is a 42-year-old actress and model and Majors’ current girlfriend.

She has appeared in both TV shows and movies, including Harlem, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, and Think Like a Man, according to her IMDB page.

The pair have been dating since May 2023, according to People. A source told the outlet that same month that the actress had been providing Majors with “support” as he faced allegations.

Although Majors sparked speculation that he and Ms Good were married after referring to her as “the missus” in a September speech, a source shot down that idea to People, underscoring they were still dating.

Actors Jonathan Majors, center, and Meagan Good arrive at court for a jury selection on Major's domestic violence case, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, in New York. (AP)

Photos captured the couple walking into the courtroom hand-in-hand throughout the trial. During Majors’ defence attorney’s closing remarks, an emotional Ms Good was spotted wiping tears from her eyes.

Ms Good has also stayed by his side in the aftermath of his conviction.

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