Jonathan Cheban Instagrams Watch, Gets Attacked in Restaurant

Many of us are guilty of posting Instagram pictures of our food, trips, and parties. But sometimes it's better to just put the damn iPhone down.

That's the lesson Jonathan Cheban -- partner at Sushi Mikasa at the Shelborne Beach Resort and Kim Kardashian's bestie -- learned the hard way.

See also: Kim Kardashian's BFF Jonathan Cheban Opens Sushi MiKasa (Photos)

Cheban was recently dining at Hamptons hot spot 75 Main when he couldn't resist snapping a pic of his lobster salad and giving the restaurant a shout-out for the delicious food: "Now THIS is a lobster salad at @75Main..what's next."

He then took a picture of his Jacob & Co. Royal watch with the following quip:

"I think I overdressed my wrist today with my @jacobandco ...22 karat's is a bit much for daytime LOL cc @richkidsofinstagramm."

Apparently, one of the 10,628 "likes" Cheban received for the shot liked the watch a little too much. According to the New York Post, the reality star/restaurateur was then "roughed up" by a man who tried to steal the $500,000 timepiece on the restaurant's patio.

According to the Post, a witness claims a man "grabbed Jonathan... and tried to steal his half-million-dollar watch! Jonathan fought back to stop him, and he pushed Jonathan to the floor."

A security guard then "jumped into the fray," and the man retreated -- without the watch. According to a friend of Cheban's, he didn't file a police report because he was on his way to Europe and "didn't want to deal with [police] reports." The friend also said Cheban wasn't hurt but "his wrist got banged up."

Here's a lesson to us all: Don't post certain pics until, like Elvis, you've left the building.

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