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Matthew Fox's assault lawsuit dropped

May 31, 2012 | 1:15pm EDT

Heather Bormann launched a legal battle against the actor last year (Aug11), claiming he assaulted her while trying to board a party bus in Cleveland, Ohio after she informed him he was not on the private guest list.

The alleged victim was seeking more than $25,000 (GBP15,625) in damages for assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress, but she has abruptly dropped the case.

Fox previously denied the allegations and filed a countersuit against Bormann for defamation. He has now withdrawn the papers, according to

The actor was never formally charged.

Ironically, the news comes just days after his former Lost co-star Dominic Monaghan took aim at Fox on, revealing he is not friends with the actor because he "beats women".

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