Michael Avenatti - updates

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U.S. lawyer Avenatti says confident he will prevail in court

Apr 02, 2019 - 1:13 PM

'For nearly 20 years, I've represented Davids versus Goliaths as an attorney and during that entire time period, I've relied upon the justice system and judges in courthouses just like this,' says Michael Avenatti

MICHAEL AVENATTI. Attorney Michael Avenatti speaks to the press after leaving the federal court house in Manhattan on March 25, 2019 in New York City. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

Lawyer Avenatti arrested, accused of fraud and of extorting Nike

Mar 26, 2019 - 10:06 AM

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti is arrested in New York based on separate complaints filed in that city as well as California

MICHAEL AVENATTI. Attorney Michael Avenatti speaks to the press after leaving the federal court house in Manhattan on March 25, 2019 in New York City. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

R. Kelly faces fresh sexual abuse allegations

Feb 22, 2019 - 9:03 AM

Two more women accuse R. Kelly of sexually assaulting them as teens, claiming he cornered them in his hotel room and demanded sex

New tape shows R. Kelly having sex with minor, lawyer says

Feb 15, 2019 - 11:32 AM

The 'new critical video evidence' suggests that the girl is only 14 years old

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Trump nearly $300,000

Dec 12, 2018 - 3:44 PM

US District Judge S. James Otero says Daniels must pay Donald Trump $293,000 to cover the president's attorney fees and costs plus $1,000 in sanctions for filing the lawsuit

STORMY DANIELS. Adult film star Stormy Daniels poses and signs autographs at Chi Chi Larue's adult entertainment store May 23, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. File photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Stormy Daniels lawyer wants to run vs Trump in 2020

Aug 13, 2018 - 7:58 AM

The lawyer of adult film star Stormy Daniels says he would 'hit harder' if he campaigns against Donald Trump when the US presidential comes

DANIELS AND TRUMP. This combination of pictures created on March 25, 2018 shows file photos of adult film actress Stormy Daniels and US President Donald Trump. Photos by Ethan Miller, Olivier Douliery/AFP

Stormy Daniels arrested at strip club, lawyer slams 'setup'

Jul 12, 2018 - 2:05 PM

(UPDATED) 'This was a setup & politically motivated. It reeks of desperation. We will fight all bogus charges,' says lawyer Michael Avenatti

Adult film star Stormy Daniels poses and signs autographs at Chi Chi Larue's adult entertainment store May 23, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Trump breaks silence, claims no knowledge of porn star payment

Apr 06, 2018 - 9:23 AM

After weeks of dodging questions about the alleged tryst, US President Donald Trump offers a flat 'no' when asked if he knew about the payment made in the final weeks of the 2016 election

CONTROVERSIAL PAIR. This combination file pictures created on February 14, 2018 shows US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, and adult film actress/director Stormy Daniels on January 27, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandel Ngan and Ethan Miller/AFP