Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Teases More ‘Evidence,’ Sends Internet Into a Tizzy

Michael Avenatti warns there are still more shoes to drop in the deepening scandal surrounding his client and President Trump

The Internet went on a tear Monday evening after Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti told MSNBC host Ari Melber there are still more shoes to drop in the deepening scandal surrounding his client and President Trump.

“Ari, you know as a good lawyer yourself that good lawyers don’t play their entire hand on the first go-around,” said Avenatti. “We have a lot of information, a lot of evidence, a lot of documents that haven’t come to light yet. Numerous pieces of evidence, numerous facts, and we’re not going to show our hand.”

The remarks were par for the course from Avenatti, who has turned calculated leaks of his client’s March 25 interview on “60 Minutes” into a minor art form.

But the Internet took the bait (of course) and ran into a tizzy of wild speculation of what “evidence” Avenatti was teasing. At least one observer, who tweeted speculation that it was a photo of Donald Trump’s penis, briefly took over the Internet with more than 6,000 retweets.

And while it’s impossible to rule out for sure, media Twitter mostly smacked down the assertion, noting that Avenatti had said nothing of the sort. Still it wasn’t enough to stop people from descending into a morass of speculation.

The most significant hard disclosure from Avenatti so far was his revelation on “Morning Joe” last week that his client had been physically threatened by someone on Team Trump about her disclosures.