Avenatti Arrested on Suspicion of Felony Domestic Violence

Michael Avenatti was arrested on Wednesday for domestic violence charges that he says will be “fully exonerated.” He was formally charged and his bail was set to $50,000. Avenatti has since made bail.

TMZ reported that Avenatti had kicked a women out of the apartment. It was initially reported that the women involved in the incident was Avenatti’s estranged wife, but was later just described as a woman.

Avenatti has made a statement on the incident saying, “I have never struck a woman. I never will strike a woman. I have been an advocate for women’s rights my entire career and I’m going to continue to be an advocate. I am not going to be intimidated from stopping what I am doing.”

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