I have never struck a woman.>> Moments after being released on bail, attorney Michael Avenatti spoke to reporters outside a Los Angeles police station. He was arrested Wednesday evening on suspicion of domestic violence, a felony charge he called completely bogus.>> I am looking forward to a full investigation at which point I am confident that I will be fully exonerated.
>> Celebrity news website TMZ first broke the news of the arrest. They reported it stemmed from a physcial confrontation between Avenatti and a woman at an apartment building Tuesday night. LAPD says the case will be presented to the district attorney's office to see if there's enough evidence to proceed, but no further details were immediately available.
>> Avenatti, who indicated he might run for President in 2020 as a Democrat, has denied any wrongdoing.>> I am not going to be intimidated from stopping what I am doing.>> He rose to fame earlier this year as representation for porn actress Stormie Daniel in her legal battles with President Donald Trump.
His other clients have included Julie Swetnick, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of aggressive sexual behavior before his confirmation to the US Supreme Court.