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Avenatti blames Trump for his legal morass, and casts himself as ‘Icarus’

Michael Avenatti is back in business, not practicing law of course, but wooing the press, now that he’s been charged with multiple felonies for defrauding clients, running out on his tax tab, and attempting to shake down a major corporation for a big dollar payout. He’s got a big spread in Vanity Fair, comparing himself to Icarus, the classic figure of Greek mythology who flew too close to the sun and fell into the sea, tragic, as in all tragedy, only because he was once great.

No not exactly. Who’s he blaming for this comeuppance? Not himself, of course. According to Vanity Fair, the sun was Trump.

 “I never imagined that this case would take on the magnitude that it did and would have thrust me into the spotlight and into the national spotlight like it did,” he said. “I have said many, many times over the last year, this […]


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