Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims to have had an affair with President Donald Trump, was arrested early Thursday while performing at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio, her lawyer told Fox News.
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has said she had sex with Trump in 2006 when he was married, which Trump has denied.
Columbus police did not confirm the arrest to Fox News. The strip club where she was scheduled to perform, Sirens, also did not indicate any arrest was made.
Porn star Stormy Daniels is taking legal action against President Trump after she claims the non-disclosure agreement she signed with Trump’s lawyer is invalid because Trump never signed it.
Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti, wrote in a follow-up tweet that she was arrested for “allegedly allowing a customer to touch her while on stage in a non sexual manner.”
An Ohio law prohibits anyone who isn’t a family member to touch a nude or semi-nude dancer.
“Are you kidding me? They are devoting law enforcement resources to sting operations for this? There has to be higher priorities,” he wrote.“This was a setup & politically motivated,” he said. “It reeks of desperation. We will fight all bogus charges.”
Avenatti, who confirmed to Fox News that he sent out the tweets, said she will likely be charged with a misdemeanor and be released on bail.