Laura Ingraham Jokes About Avenatti’s Domestic Violence Arrest: ‘He’s a Heck of a Right Hook’


Laura Ingraham cracked a perhaps ill-advised joke about the arrest of Michael Avenatti for alleged domestic violence this week.

On The Ingraham Angle Thursday night, the Fox News host discussed Avenatti’s arrest in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence. The lawyer, best known for representing Stormy Daniels in her fight against President Donald Trump, has denied any violence.

When one of Ingraham’s guests was praising Avenatti, the host jumped in: “He’s a heck of a right hook.”

“No that’s not true,” he guest replied. “He’s innocent until proven guilty.”

Watch above, via Fox News.

Avenatti has been pushing back on media coverage of his arrest on his Twitter page:

He also demanded Sean Hannity invite him on air for an interview, in light of the Fox News host’s criticism of him:

[H/t Contemptor]

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