Stephanie Clifford

LOS ANGELES | Michael Avenatti arrested in LA on domestic violence charge

LOS ANGELES — Michael Avenatti, who skyrocketed to fame as a critic of President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested Wednesday and booked on a felony domestic violence charge, Los Angeles police said. The victim in the case had visible injuries, according to Officer Tony Im, a police spokesman. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Michael Avenatti arrested in LA on domestic violence charge

LOS ANGELES | Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85M in ex-lawyer’s suit

LOS ANGELES— A California judge on Monday ordered Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti to pay $4.85 million to an attorney at his former law firm, the first time the potential presidential candidate is being held personally liable in the case. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Dennis Landin issued the ruling after turning down a request … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85M in ex-lawyer’s suit

BERLIN | Berlin by Stormy: Trump accuser opens German erotica show

BERLIN— Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who says she had sex with Donald Trump and was paid by the U.S. president’s lawyer to keep quiet, is taking her show on the road. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, drew a crowd Thursday as she opened an erotic trade show in the German capital. … Continue reading BERLIN | Berlin by Stormy: Trump accuser opens German erotica show

LOS ANGELES | Judge appears likely to toss Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit

LOS ANGELES  — A federal judge appeared poised Monday to toss out a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump by porn actress Stormy Daniels. Judge S. James Otero said in U.S. District Court that a tweet the president wrote in April appears to be “rhetorical hyperbole” and speech protected under the First Amendment. Daniels, whose … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Judge appears likely to toss Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit

WASHINGTON | Porn star lawyer Avenatti takes his fighting message to Iowa

WASHINGTON— Michael Avenatti’s crusade for the porn actress taking on the president has already catapulted him to cable news stardom and endeared him to many frustrated liberals. Now the self-styled “dragon slayer” is taking his message to Iowa Democrats. And the attorney who has spent months positioning himself as one of President Donald Trump’s leading … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Porn star lawyer Avenatti takes his fighting message to Iowa

LOS ANGELES | Judge: Gag order unlikely against porn star’s lawyer

LOS ANGELES  — A federal judge said Friday he is unlikely to issue a gag order stopping a lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels from discussing her lawsuit against President Donald Trump with reporters and the public. U.S. District Judge S. James Otero made the comment during a hearing held a day after the attorney, … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Judge: Gag order unlikely against porn star’s lawyer

Lawyer: Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

Porn actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at an Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday. While Daniels was performing at Sirens, a strip club in Columbus, some patrons touched her in a “non-sexual” way, her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, told The … Continue reading Lawyer: Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

WASHINGTON |  Wet hot Washington: Stormy Daniels strips near White House

WASHINGTON  — As President Donald Trump exercised his power by nominating Brett Kavanaugh Monday night at the White House, adult film star Stormy Daniels exercised hers about a mile away, wearing nothing but black heels. “She is the one person who could take down Donald Trump,” said Diana Lautenberger, 34, who said she works for … Continue reading WASHINGTON |  Wet hot Washington: Stormy Daniels strips near White House