Alleged sexual predator Harvey Weinstein was fawned over by fans and friends on Thursday during a night out at an exclusive SoHo lounge where he allegedly sexually assaulted someone more than a decade ago.
The disgraced movie mogul sat in Cipriani’s dimly lit “Socialista” lounge — where he allegedly masturbated in front of a woman in 2007 — on West Broadway near Broome Street and was approached by a number of patrons who complimented him.
“I love your movies,” one man told Weinstein. Others shook his hand and rubbed his shoulder as he enjoyed the evening in the chic lounge styled after pre-revolutionary Cuba.
Weinstein, 67, then gawked at actress Alexandra Vino and Helga Rose as the pair, accompanied by a small brass band, sang “Billy Jean” and “These Boots are Made for Walkin’.”
When they finished their set, Vino shouted “let’s party!” to cheers from the crowd of about 50 people.
As dozens of women came forward with allegations against Weinstein, television reporter Lauren Sivan told the Huffington Post in 2017 that the movie producer cornered her at Socialista in 2007 and tried kiss her.
When she rejected him, Weinstein allegedly told her, “Well, can you just stand there and shut up” and began masturbating in front of her.
He then ejaculated into a potted plant, Sivan told the news website.
Weinstein’s appearance on Thursday comes weeks after he was ripped into by an actress who spotted him at a party in Alphabet City.
“I’m going to stand four feet from a f–ing rapist? And nobody’s going to say anything?” actress Zoe Stuckless shouted at Downtime Bar when she saw the disgraced mogul.
Additional reporting by Ben Feuerherd
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