Jersey Shore's Sammi Sweetheart Accused of Repeatedly Punching Woman in the Head

A woman has accused Jersey Shore's Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola of punching her twice in the head at a Florida nightclub, according to The Associated Press.

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Kristen DeMinco claimed the reality show star assaulted her Saturday night. DeMindo showed reporters a bruise under her eye Wednesday during a news conference outside Miami Beach police headquarters.

Giancola's lawyer, James Leonard Jr., told the AP he spoke to his client Tuesday and that the encounter was a "non-incident." Though Leonard did not go into detail, he said he expects Giancola will be cleared once more facts are gathered.

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A spokesman for the prosecutor's office said the allegations would be reviewed to determine if charges are appropriate.'s calls to the Miami Beach police and Leonard were not immediately returned.

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