Shady barrister Michael Avenatti expressed some racially charged opinions about the Democratic party’s presidential nominee for 2020.
“I think it better be a white male,” he said. “When you have a white male making the arguments, they carry more weight. Should they carry more weight? Absolutely not. But do they? Yes.”
According to Avenatti, his successful representation of Stormy Daniels and “immigrant mothers” is owed to his white skin. Whether his representation of Daniels has been “successful” is up for debate.
The crass attorney’s comments were made in during a profile interview with TIME. The piece details Avenatti’s low points as a lawyer including his bankruptcies, his formerly-lavish lifestyle, his rise to national prominence, and most importantly his potential bid for president in 2020.
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