Originally published at: DEVELOPING: Michael Avenatti Released from NYC Prison ‘Due to Coronavirus Fears’ | Sean Hannity
Former celebrity lawyer and CNN guest Michael Avenatti was released from a Manhattan jail-cell this week over what his attorney’s described as health concerns related to the nationwide Coronavirus pandemic.
“Michael Avenatti, the celebrity attorney whose clients include adult film star Stormy Daniels, has been released from a New York jail as he begins a temporary reprieve from detention because of coronavirus pandemic fears,” reports CNN.
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“We’re really gratified that the judge took the action that he did. He recognized the seriousness of the situation. Unfortunately, there are a lot courts across the country that have not. We’re fortunate,” said his lawyer.
According to court records, Avenatti will spend 90 days confined to a friend’s home in Venice, California.
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