Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels and Anderson Cooper (Twitter)

Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels and Anderson Cooper (Twitter)

“Creepy porn lawyer” Michael Avenatti, as Fox News host Tucker Carlson has dubbed him, was arrested and jailed Wednesday over a claim of felony domestic violence.

Fox News reported the frequent critic of President Trump, who also legally represented adult film star Stormy Daniels, was charged for an alleged Tuesday incident.

A Los Angeles Police Department information officer confirmed to Fox News only that an individual was taken into custody on domestic violence charges and did not confirm the person was Avenatti.

But TMZ reported, “We’re told Avenatti is currently in custody.”

He became famous for his representation of Daniels, who has alleged a sexual relationship with Trump 12 years ago.

TMZ said: “Our law enforcement sources say Avenatti was arrested Wednesday after a woman filed a felony DV report. We’re told her face was ‘swollen and bruised’ with ‘red marks’ on both cheeks. Our sources say the alleged incident occurred Tuesday night, but there was another confrontation Wednesday between the two at an exclusive apartment building in the Century City area of L.A.”

The report said the woman was screaming: “I can’t believe you did this to me. I’m going to get a restraining order against you.”

TMZ said: “We’re told security brought her inside the building, took her upstairs and Michael showed up 5 minutes later and ran into the building. He screamed repeatedly, ‘She hit me first.’ We’re told he angrily added, ‘This is bulls***, this is f***ing bulls***.’ We’re told he tried getting into the elevator but security denied him access.”

Avenatti, who was released from custody Wednesday night, called the allegations “completely bogus.”

“I wish to thank the hard working men and woman of the LAPD for their professionalism they were only doing their jobs in light of the completely bogus allegations against me,” his statement read.

“I have never been physically abusive in my life nor was I last night. Any accusations to the contrary are fabricated and meant to do harm to my reputation. I look forward to being fully exonerated.”

Avenatti’s estranged wife, Lisa Storie-Avenatti, released a statement indicating she was not the alleged victim of violence and she “has never known Michael to be physically violent toward anyone.”

Avenatti has said he’s exploring a 2020 presidential run against Trump.

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, claimed she had an affair with Trump in 2006. She sued to invalidate the confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election.

She also sued for defamation. However, she recently learned she may have to pay the president’s legal fees after she lost her case.

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