Michael Avenatti denies allegations of domestic violence: 'I would never strike a woman'
Michael Avenatti on CNN with Wolf Blitzer/Screenshot

Attorney Michael Avenatti denied allegations of domestic violence involving a woman during an appearance outside of the Los Angeles Police Department.


Avenatti referred to allegations against him as "bogus, fabricated allegations."

In a statement, Avenatti thanked the "hardworking men and women of the LAPD for their professionalism and their work today."

He said, "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," he continued. "I am a father to two beautiful, smart, daughters. I would never disrespect them by touching a woman inappropriately or striking a woman."

"I am looking forward to a full investigation at which point I am confident that I will be fully exonerated," he added.

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