Harvey Weinstein Slapped At Restaurant In Arizona

Harvey Weinstein Slapped At Restaurant In Arizona

Harvey Weinstein Slapped At Restaurant In Arizona

The disgraced Hollywood producer was spending some time with his sober coach at an Arizona restaurant in the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort grounds Tuesday when another patron identified only as "Steve" approached him along with a friend who had been filming the two. The man also told Weinstein to "get the f-k out of here" and called him a "piece of sh-t".

TMZ reported that the man behind the camera asked Weinstein if he wanted to call the police, but Weinstein declined and everyone went their separate ways.

Steve, who admitted to the gossip site that he'd had "quite a bit to drink", marched up to Weinstein and slapped him twice. The man said that Weinstein vehemently refused, although the restaurant manager stated that Weinstein did so politely. Around 9 pm, Steve and his male friend were leaving the restaurant, and he wandered over again to his table drunk after having too many drinks.

Lt. Michael Cole, the department spokesperson told THR, Paradise Valley police know about the assault, but a complaint has not been filed yet.

While the manager claimed that neither attempted backhand hit Weinstein, in the video, two clear slaps can be heard.

Initial reports stated that Steve tried to "punch" Weinstein, but neither of the blows landed.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie both came forward, sharing their own experiences with Weinstein, saying that the powerful movie producer sexually harassed them.

The New York Times reported Thursday that, over decades, Weinstein reached eight settlements with women who accused him of unwanted physical contact and sexual assault.

He denies all allegations of non-consensual sex.

Weinstein was forced to step down as a board member at his production firm The Weinstein Company past year (17), after the publication of exposes in The New York Times and New Yorker magazine, detailing decades of alleged sexual misconduct and assault.

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