Steve Buscemi, latest victim of a random attack in New York

Steve Buscemi is the latest star to be randomly attacked in New York.
The ‘Reservoir Dogs’ actor was wandering around the East Side of Manhattan last Wednesday (08/05/24) when he was “assaulted” and left with a swollen face.
The 66-year-old star’s representative confirmed that Buscemi subsequently received treatment in hospital and is “doing well.”
They told The Hollywood Reporter: “Steve Buscemi was assaulted in Midtown Manhattan, another victim of a random act of violence in the city.
“He is doing well and appreciates everyone’s well wishes, although it is incredibly sad for everyone that this happened to them while they were walking the streets of New York.”
The incident came just two months after Buscemi’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ co-star Michael Stuhlbarg, 55, was attacked by a homeless man who threw a rock at him in Central Park in March.
Xavier Israel, 27, was arrested after causing an injury to the back of his head.
The same month, Bethenny Frankel was punched in the face in another incident.
The 53-year-old reality star noticed a video posted on social media by fashion design student Mikayla Toninato about her experience of being assaulted in the Big Apple and took to the comments to reveal that the same thing had happened to her.
She wrote on TikTok: “This is crazy because it happened to me a few months ago but I was embarrassed to say I was on the UWS (Upper West Side). Crazy. I was filming a bakery video. (sic).”