Michael Avenatti Blames Jacob Wohl For Assault Allegations

Joe Simonson | Media Reporter

Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti is now implying that a pro-President Donald Trump activist is responsible for the assault allegations filed against him Wednesday by an unidentified woman.

Avenatti sent a cryptic tweet on Thursday morning that seemed to imply he believed Jacob Wohl, a popular right-wing Twitter personality, is conspiring against him.

“First Mueller and now me. When we are fully exonerated I am coming for you Jacob Wohl aka Surefire,” Avenatti wrote.

Wohl, with GOP lobbyist Jack Burkman, recently claimed that he had knowledge of a woman who claimed Special Counsel Robert Mueller sexually assaulted her. That woman has yet to come forward. (RELATED: Michael Avenatti Arrested For Domestic Violence)

Reports surfaced on Wednesday night that Avenatti was arrested for felony domestic violence after an incident on Tuesday in Los Angeles. He later posted $50,000 bail and has claimed he is entirely innocent.

Michael Avenatti talks with supporters after speaking at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding in Clear Lake, Iowa, U.S., August 10, 2018. Picture taken August 10, 2018. REUTERS/KC McGinnis

“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,” Avenatti told reporters on Wednesday.

Avenatti did not respond to request for comment from The Daily Caller News Foundation.

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