But many lawyers believe Avenatti’s strategy is risky. His argument — Trump didn’t sign the contract with the nondisclosure agreement, so it isn’t valid — isn’t terrible, but it’s no slam dunk. After all, Daniels did accept $130,000 for her silence and hasn’t returned any of it. But if Avenatti ends up losing, the cost Continue reading "Avenatti Calls Hollywood Reporter Writer an ‘A**hole,’ Demands Call From Editor After Unflattering Piece"
Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Donald Trump, reportedly called Hollywood Reporter writer Eriq Gardner an “asshole,” and then demanded to speak with Gardner’s editor over an unflattering story. In a piece published Wednesday titled, “Is Stormy Daniels Getting Her Money’s Worth From Attorney Michael Avenatti?” Gardner made the case that Avenatti’s approach to the Daniels case is unconventional with regard to the number of TV appearances he has made to discuss the suit. Gardner also noted the “risky” nature of Avenatti’s legal strategy: