Attorney Michael Avenatti rose to fame via more than 200 appearances on CNN last year spouting fake news about President Trump. Mr. Avenatti even toyed with the idea of running against the president in 2020 – an idea that generated considerable support among the anti-Trump radicals that infect American politics and media. Some warned of Avenatti’s checkered past, his penchant for legal intimidation, etc., but CNN and other anti-Trump media didn’t care. Avenatti spoke against President Trump and that’s all that mattered to them – the truth be damned. So now just 24 hours after the Trump-Russia collusion hoax collapsed, federal officers arrested Avenatti for extortion.
Could this be but the first of many deserved paybacks to come via the Trump White House?
The longtime liberal media darling, Michael Avenatti, is in some serious legal trouble of his own following his arrest for domestic violence.
ARRESTED FOR FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Michael Avenatti, who became famous for representing Stormy Daniels in her battle with President Trump, has been arrested for felony domestic violence … law enforcement sources tell TMZ.
Our law enforcement sources say Avenatti was arrested Wednesday after a woman filed a felony DV report. We’re told her face was “swollen and bruised” with “red marks” on both cheeks.
Our sources say the alleged incident occurred Tuesday night, but there was another confrontation Wednesday between the two at an exclusive apartment building in the Century City area of L.A.
We’re told Wednesday afternoon the woman was on the sidewalk on her cellphone with sunglasses covering her eyes, sobbing and screaming on the phone, “I can’t believe you did this to me. I’m going to get a restraining order against you.”
We’re told security brought her inside the building, took her upstairs and Michael showed up 5 minutes later and ran into the building. He screamed repeatedly, “She hit me first.” We’re told he angrily added, “This is bulls***, this is f***ing bulls***.” We’re told he tried getting into the elevator but security denied him access.
Cops showed up and escorted Avenatti into a corner of the apartment lobby and spoke with him for 5 to 10 minutes and then took him into custody.
A law enforcement source says on Tuesday, Avenatti “kicked her out of the apartment” and that’s when the alleged domestic violence occurred. We’re told she went back to the apartment on Wednesday to retrieve her belongings and called police to stand by in case things got heated.
We’re told Avenatti is currently in custody.