Jacob Elordi is reportedly being investigated by Australian police for allegedly assaulting KIIS FM staffer Joshua Fox.
Jacob Elordi is reportedly being investigated by Australian police for allegedly assaulting KIIS FM staffer Joshua Fox.

Euphoria Star Jacob Elordi Under Police Investigation for Alleged Assault


Jacob Elordi, renowned for his role in the HBO series Euphoria, is reportedly under police investigation in Australia for an alleged assault on KIIS FM staffer Joshua Fox. The incident is said to have occurred outside the Clovelly Hotel in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.

Confrontation at Clovelly Hotel:

Elordi recently returned to his home country for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards and reportedly encountered Fox at the Clovelly Hotel. 

According to reports, the KIIS FM employee approached the actor with questions, leading to a confrontation that escalated into a physical altercation.

Police Confirmation of Investigation:

A representative for the New South Wales Police confirmed the investigation, stating that officers from the Eastern Beaches Police Area Command were looking into the alleged assault. 

The incident was reported to the police around 3:30 pm on February 3. While Fox did not sustain injuries, the altercation is under official scrutiny.

Uncertain Appearance at AACTA Awards:

Jacob Elordi, nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the AACTA Awards for his role in the black comedy film Saltburn, may have an uncertain presence at the upcoming ceremony on February 10. The ongoing investigation could impact the actor’s future engagements.

Recent Career Highlights:

Elordi, originally from Brisbane, gained prominence for his role in Euphoria and recently hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live. 

He portrayed Elvis Presley in the 2023 biopic Priscilla, directed by Sofia Coppola. Despite career successes, the alleged assault incident has garnered attention and raised questions about his public image.

Personal Life and Relationships:

Jacob Elordi has also been in the headlines for his relationship with YouTuber Olivia Jade Giannulli. Despite initial breakup rumors, the couple maintains privacy and stays out of the public eye. Elordi’s personal life has often been a topic of interest in the media.

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