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KNBC Reporter Robert Kovacik Assaulted While Defending ‘Real Housewives’ Star


There was little Christmas cheer evident inside the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel last Thursday, where KNBC morning reporter Robert Kovacik was assaulted while dining with friends.

According to reports, Kovacik was out to eat with his friend Lisa Vanderpump, of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” when a drunken man began verbally harassing the Bravo star.¬† Kovacik asked him to stop but the unidentified man landed a blow to the “Today in L.A.” veteran’s mouth. Kovacik’s face required two dozen stitches, according to TMZ.

Following the incident Vanderpump tweeted, “My friend, Robert Kovacik was viciously attacked by an aggressive drunk…I am shocked and upset, merry Xmas.”

On Christmas Eve, Kovacik filed charges against his assailant with the Beverly Hills Police Department.

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