Donald Sterling with V. Stiviano (third from left) during Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference finals at the AT&T Center May 19, 2013, in San Antonio
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Two men allegedly assaulted V. Stiviano Sunday night as she left a restaurant in New York City's Meatpacking District, CNN reports.

Stiviano, famous for her recordings of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s alleged racist rants against black people, which led to his lifetime ban from the NBA, was leaving a restaurant near the Gansevoort Hotel with her sister and friends when two men started following her and shouting racial slurs.


Stiviano's lawyer, Mac Nehoray, told CNN that his client was punched multiple times, leaving her with a red, swollen face. "I believe she will file a police report Monday," he said.

CNN notes that news of the alleged assault comes just days after video surfaced of Stiviano, who is half black, mocking African Americans. "I don't understand black people," she said in the video, which is apparently 2011 footage from a reality-show pilot about gold diggers. "You give them a little bit of money, they don't know what to do with it.

"[Black people] just act crazy … they're like, 'Yo, I wanna put extra rims on top of my rims. And my rims are gonna turn around. I'm gonna call them spinners,' " she added.

Read more at CNN.

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