Daniels Says Avenatti Filed Trump Suit Against Her Will

By Dave Simpson (November 28, 2018, 10:01 PM EST) -- Adult film actress Stormy Daniels told The Daily Beast on Wednesday that her attorney Michael Avenatti filed her defamation suit against President Donald Trump against her wishes and is keeping her in the dark about an online fundraiser he set up to fund her legal defense.

Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, did not respond to Law360's request for comment but told The Daily Beast that Avenatti refused to fill her in on the details about an initial crowd-funded sum of money and did not consult her before starting a second online fundraiser earlier this month.

Avenatti told Law360 that...

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