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Liberal Media Fetes 'Creepy Porn Lawyer' Michael Avenatti as Legal Problems Mount Against Him

Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' attorney, talks to reporters outside of federal court in New York.

In just ten weeks, Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who is representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuits against President Trump, has racked up an impressive 147 interviews on broadcast and cable news programs, according to Newsbusters. But the tide may be beginning to turn against the "creepy porn lawyer," as Fox News' Tucker Carlson calls him, as lawsuits and complaints stack up against him.

According to Fox News, the State Bar of California is investigating Avenatti after a complaint was filed against him regarding unpaid taxes.

Fox News on Wednesday obtained an April 18-dated letter verifying the existence of the investigation—unrelated to his representation of Daniels.

“The complaint against attorney Michael J. Avenatti has been reviewed and forwarded to the Enforcement Unit for further investigation and prosecution, if warranted,” said the letter from the state bar, written by Supervising Attorney Anand Kumar and reviewed by Fox News.

Also, according to TMZ, Avenatti is being sued by his ex-law partner for $2 million.

According to new legal docs, obtained by TMZ, Avenatti's being sued by Jason Frank, a former partner at Egan Avenatti ... Michael's law firm, because he claims Avenatti stiffed him out of a couple mil.

This comes after The Daily Caller over the weekend posted a blistering expose on Avenatti's past business dealings, which are reportedly "littered with lawsuits, jilted business partners and bankruptcy filings." According to the Caller, people who have worked with Avenatti describe him as "ruthless, greedy and unbothered by ethical questions."

Avenatti allegedly cheated a coffee vendor out of $160,000 and was sued for misrepresentation by actor Patrick Dempsey.  The shady lawyer was also sued for engaging in some kind of  “pump and dump scheme to deprive federal and state taxing authorities of millions of dollars.”

Like someone with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), Avenatti has an abnormally developed capacity to "dish it out," but is completely unable to take it. The DCNF's unflattering report prompted the attorney to lash out at the writers, threatening them with a lawsuit. 

Let me be clear. If you and your colleagues do not stop with the hit pieces that are full of lies and defamatory statements, I will have no choice but to sue each of you and your publication for defamation. During that process, we will expose your publication for what it truly is. We will also recover significant damages against each of you that participated personally. So if I were you, I would tell Mr. Trump to find someone else to fabricate things about me.

“If you think I’m kidding, you really don’t know anything about me. This is the last warning.”

Avenatti's inflamed, over-the-top reaction provoked journalists from across the ideological spectrum to come to The Daily Caller's defense.