May 22, 2019
Avenatti’s Fall

Listen in as Vanity Fair senior reporter Emily Jane Fox tells Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle about her “stunning” interview with Stormy Daniels’ former attorney, Michael Avenatti, against the advice of his attorney. Avenatti has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Manhattan in two alleged schemes, charged with fraud and aggravated identity theft involving Daniels, and with attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike. “Every once in a while in the course of this business that we’re all in, you get an interview like this, and I assume that at some point during the interview you had to be thinking, ‘I can’t believe he’s just talking like this,’ comments Barnicle. Hear more of the interview here.