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Disgraced Movie Mogul Harvey Weinstein Assaulted in Arizona Restaurant

Weinstein and a dinner companion are leaving the restaurant when a patron steps forward and smacks him backhanded twice in the face

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    Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was on the receiving end of two smacks to the face and a verbal assault from another patron while attending dinner at the restaurant Elements in Scottsdale, Arizona, according to new video published by TMZ.

    In the video Weinstein and a dinner companion are leaving the restaurant when they notice a patron filming them. When Weinstein objects another man smacks him backhanded twice in the face, causing Weinstein to stumble backward.

    "You're a piece of s---. F---ing with those women. Get the f--- out of here," the man who slapped Weinstein says in the video.

    TMZ reports Weinstein declined to call the police and departed the restaurant. 

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