Cuba Gooding Jr. extinguishes visitor who caught fireplace at Hamptons social gathering
Cuba Gooding Jr. — who’s been in authorized sizzling water with Manhattan prosecutors — extinguished a visitor who caught on fireplace at a Hamptons social gathering over Labor Day weekend.
Sources solely advised Web page Six that Gooding was with girlfriend Claudine De Niro at a “socially distanced Shabbat dinner” on the Bridgehampton dwelling of a tech CEO. The supply mentioned when the host of the bash, “inadvertently set himself on fireplace,” that “Cuba jumped into motion hero mode and doused him with water in entrance of frightened friends, who applauded as soon as it was clear the man was OK.”
A rep for Gooding confirmed the incident, commenting, “The again of the gentleman’s shirt ignited into flames from a candle that he unknowingly leaned again into whereas the Rabbi was giving the Shabbat prayer. The person began panicking and flailing his arms, and friends backed away from the sufferer — aside from Cuba, who ran to the gentleman and doused the flames fully.”
Additionally on the “sizzling” outside social gathering, we hear, have been Mitch Modell, Libbie Mugrabi and Brock Pierce.
Gooding, 52, can be at the moment going through a prison trial on misdemeanor sexual abuse and forcible touching prices, stemming from allegations of three accusers, and was sued by one other lady final month.
He’s being repped by attorneys Mark Heller and Peter Toumbekis, and has denied all the costs.
Extra reporting by Mara Siegler
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