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According to the New York Post, Naomi Campbell clocked her driver yesterday because she thought he was withholding information about someone she was dating. In an incident last year, Campbell had trouble tracking down her man (possibly Russian billionaire Vlad Doronin, possibly someone else) while chauffeur Miodrag Mejdina was driving him around town. When Mejdina also failed to pick up his phone, Campbell decided he was covering up some suspicious behavior. Somehow, this came up yesterday while Mejdina was steering Campbell's Cadillac Escalade thought midtown, and the memory made Campbell so mad she hit him from the back seat, whacking his head into the steering wheel.
The Post's reconstruction of events comes from the story Mejdina told the cops at the 17th precinct before he decided to drop charges. (Apparently he was freaked out by the media firestorm.) As for Campbell, she issued a statement through her spokesman asking people not to "rush to judgment." After all, this is only the seventh time she's wound up in the middle of a press explosion for assaulting her employees.
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