Skip to comments.Report: DiCaprio Hit With Bottle at Party (a dozen stitches required for wound)
Posted on 06/18/2005 10:28:49 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
LOS ANGELES - Leonardo DiCaprio was hit with a bottle while attending a Hollywood party given by Paris Hilton's ex-boyfriend and needed about a dozen stitches to close a wound near his ear, People Magazine reported on its Web site.
The magazine said DiCaprio was at a party at about 4 a.m. Friday at the home of Rick Salomon when a woman struck him with what appeared to be a beer bottle. No ambulance was called but friends took the actor to a hospital where he received about a dozen stitches, People said.
Los Angeles Police Officer Jason Lee, a department spokesman, could not immediately confirm the report.
"I have received no notification of that sort. That doesn't mean that nothing happened, but normally we would get those kind of notifications here," Lee said.
A call to DiCaprio's spokesman, Ken Sunshine, was not immediately returned, but People said the spokesman had confirmed the assault.
"While leaving a small private gathering, Leo was attacked by a woman who was trespassing and had been repeatedly asked to leave the property," Sunshine told the magazine. "The attacker struck him with a glass object before being restrained by witnesses."
The attack was not expected to affect DiCaprio's work on a Martin Scorsese movie, "The Departed," which is shooting in Boston and New York, People said.
HOORAY for HollyWood!
And hitting DeCaprio on the side of the head with a bottle might sound like the perfect solution.
A scar on the face- the mark of the squealer!
If they catch her I hope they let her off with a slap on the wrist. She was obviously not in her right mind, but psychologically scarred by watching "Titanic" years ago. May she find inner peace from whacking Mr. DiCaprio with a beer bottle.
See? Not EVERYBODY loved "Titanic".
Lady - remember next time: it's 'club' first to break the end of the bottle, then 'thrust' with the remainder.
Sent to the ER by a chick. But he's "dreamy," I suppose.
12 STITCHES?! Whew! That sounds like a doozy...
Y'know, I think the guy's a pretentious jerk-wad, but I don't wish this for him... As for me, prayers up.
Ay, yo. I din't have much of a choice, capish?
Titanic was the worst movie I have ever seen.
Although Dicaprio is a pretty good actor.
He was good in Catch Me If You Can.
That must be for almost ruining Gangs of New York.
I'm not a DiCaprio fan (I think he looks like a kid) but "Titanic" is a visual masterpiece and is the highest grossing movie of all time for very good reasons. A helluva lot of people love the movie and we're not all stupid or tasteless.
Being the good liberal that he is, I'm sure he recycled it ....
Note to self: read this when I have absolutely nothing else to care about.
You must not have seen Pearl Harbor.
I haven't really like DiCaprio in anything he has done other than the movie he was born to play in, "What's Eating Gilbert Grape".
No, I didn't, and I never will.
The only reason why I saw Titanic was because my girlfriend (at the time) dragged me to it.
It was sheer torture.