Harvey Weinstein slapped at a restaurant in Arizona by fellow diner

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The incident happened at the Elements restaurant at the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort, and saw Steve lightly hit Weinstein with the back of his hand as the producer walked past him. passed by him.

In the video, Weinstein can be seen stumbling after being slapped while the man with him attempts to blocked the camera.

A diner identified as "Steve" accosts Harvey Weinstein as he leaves a restaurant in Arizona. Steve claimed Weinstein was belligerent, but TMZ audio suggests that's not the case.

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was reportedly attacked at a restaurant in Arizona on Tuesday night (09Jan18) after turning down a fan's request for a photo.

According to Raw Story, Steve was drunk. As Weinstein and his coach went to leave, an admittedly inebriated Steve (he'd had "quite a bit to drink") attempted to punch Weinstein - though the restaurants manager said Steve's flailing fists failed to connect with Harvey Weinstein.

Original reports stated that Weinstein had been punched in the face.

Weinstein's representative Sallie Hofmeister told The Arizona Republic in an email that TMZ's report was accurate and had no further comment. Weinstein opted not to call the police following the incident.

Weinstein went to Scottsdale in October and took part in a therapy programme there shortly after sexual misconduct allegations against him began to emerge. The deal was reportedly finalized late a year ago, and they are expected to file court documents this week.

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

Weinstein is under investigation by authorities in New York, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and London.

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