Jonathan Majors Says He Was 'Shocked and Afraid' by Guilty Verdict in First Interview Since Trial

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The actor had his first interview since the verdict with ABC News anchor Linsey Davis on 'Good Morning America' Monday

<p>John Nacion/Getty Images</p> Jonathan Majors in New York City on Dec. 15, 2023

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Jonathan Majors in New York City on Dec. 15, 2023

Jonathan Majors is speaking out for the first time since he was found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Grace Jabbari, last month.

On Monday, the 34-year-old Marvel actor had his first interview with ABC News anchor Linsey Davis on Good Morning America, in which he said "was absolutely shocked and afraid" upon hearing the verdict.

“How is that possible? Based off the evidence, based off the prosecution’s evidence, let alone our evidence," Majors said.

The Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania star also said he "felt like it was time" to give his interview now, as "a lot has happened," not only in his "personal life" but also "in my career in the culture."

"It’s about responsibility and coming forward and being brave and giving my part of the story," he added.

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Despite being shocked about the verdict, the actor told Davis, 52, "I'm really blessed."

"I'm surrounded by people who love me, who care about me. But this has been very, very, very hard, and very difficult, and confusing in many ways," Majors said. "But I'm standing."

He also said he hasn't seen his daughter due to the case. "Everything has kinda gone away. And it's just me now, you know, and my lovely, you know, partner, [actress] Meagan [Good], and my dogs," Majors said.

An attorney for Jabbari, Brittany Henderson, alleged in a statement to ABC News in response to Majors' interview that he "continues to take no accountability for his actions."

"His denigration of our jury system is not dissimilar from the above-the-law attitude that he has maintained throughout this legal process," Henderson said in the statement. "The timing of these new statements demonstrates a clear lack of remorse for the actions for which he was found guilty and should make the sentencing decisions fairly easy for the Court."

<p>Jon Kopaloff/Getty</p> Jonathan Majors in Beverly Hills, California, on March 12, 2023

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Jonathan Majors in Beverly Hills, California, on March 12, 2023

In a split verdict on Dec. 18, Majors was found guilty of two charges: misdemeanor assault in the third degree, recklessly causing physical injury as well as harassment in the second degree, which is a violation.

The Loki star was found not guilty of misdemeanor assault in the third degree with intent to cause physical injury and misdemeanor aggravated harassment in the second degree.

The charges against Majors were in connection with an alleged fight between him and former girlfriend Jabbari that spilled onto the streets of Manhattan's Chinatown neighborhood in March.

After last month's verdict, Priya Chaudhry, one of the actor's defense lawyers, issued a statement on behalf of her client.

"It is clear that the jury did not believe Grace Jabbari’s story of what happened in the SUV because they found that Mr. Majors did not intentionally cause any injuries to her," the statement read.

<p>Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images</p> Jonathan Majors and Grace Jabbari in Toronto on Sept. 12, 2022

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Jonathan Majors and Grace Jabbari in Toronto on Sept. 12, 2022

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"We are grateful for that. We are disappointed, however, that despite not believing Ms. Jabbari, the jury nevertheless found that Mr. Majors was somehow reckless while she was attacking him," Chaudhry continued in the statement.

"Mr. Majors is grateful to God, his family, his friends, and his fans for their love and support during these harrowing eight months," she added. "Mr. Majors still has faith in the process and looks forward to fully clearing his name."

Majors will return to court for sentencing on Feb. 6 , where he could face up to a year in jail.

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