Stormy Daniels Arrested, Lawyer Says: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


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Stormy Daniels, the stripper who has accused President Donald Trump of having an affair with her years ago and then trying to cover it up, has been arrested in Ohio, her lawyer revealed on Twitter, alleging a political “setup.”

Attorney Michael Avenatti made the claim in the early morning hours of July 12, 2018. “Just rcvd word that my client @StormyDaniels was arrested in Columbus Ohio whole performing the same act she has performed across the nation at nearly a hundred strip clubs,” Avenatti wrote. “This was a setup & politically motivated. It reeks of desperation. We will fight all bogus charges. #Basta.”

Here’s what you need to know:

1. Avenatti Claims Stormy Daniels Was Arrested for Allegedly Allowing a Customer to Touch Her

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Avenatti followed that tweet up with another, offering more details. “She was arrested for allegedly allowing a customer to touch her while on stage in a non sexual manner! Are you kidding me? They are devoting law enforcement resources to sting operations for this? There has to be higher priorities!!! #SetUp #Basta.”

He then wrote, “We expect her to be released on bail shortly. We also expect that she will be charged with a misdemeanor for allowing “touching.” We will vehemently contest all charges. #Basta.”

Here are Avenatti’s tweets:

Just rcvd word that my client @StormyDaniels was arrested in Columbus Ohio whole performing the same act she has performed across the nation at nearly a hundred strip clubs. This was a setup & politically motivated. It reeks of desperation. We will fight all bogus charges. #Basta

— Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) July 12, 2018

She was arrested for allegedly allowing a customer to touch her while on stage in a non sexual manner! Are you kidding me? They are devoting law enforcement resources to sting operations for this? There has to be higher priorities!!! #SetUp #Basta

— Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) July 12, 2018

We expect her to be released on bail shortly. We also expect that she will be charged with a misdemeanor for allowing “touching.” We will vehemently contest all charges. #Basta

— Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) July 12, 2018

This all unfolded in the very early morning hours of January 12, 2018.

2. Sirens Gentleman’s Club Advertised Daniels’ Performances

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Daniels was reportedly performing at Sirens Gentleman’s Club in Columbus, Ohio. Her real name is Stephanie Clifford.

The bar advertised Daniels’ appearances on Facebook, writing, “APPEARING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY NIGHTS!” along with a large glamour shot of Story Daniels. People put jokes on the comment thread before the arrest news broke. “I’m going dressed as trump,” wrote one man.

“STORMY DANIELS AT SIRENS. FIRST AND ONLY COLUMBUS APPEARANCE! JULY 11TH AND 12TH FOR 2 SHOWS EACH NIGHT. SIRENS, 6190 CLEVELAND AVE, COLUMBUS, OH 43231,” the establishment also wrote on Facebook.

3. Avenatti Alleged That Any Touching Was ‘Non-Sexual’

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Avenatti also gave an interview to The Associated Press. He “says during the performance, some patrons touched her in a ‘non-sexual’ way,” AP …read more

Source:: Heavy.com – Politics

      

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