Michael Avenatti by BruceM

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
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Runner(s)-Up:

GrahamJ
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Quiz Description

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2 GrahamJ 453 88 15
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3 RautY 338 80 15
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4 KPope 300 73 00
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5 HightB 292 65 00
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6 PolinskyL 276 57 15
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7 BoulierJ 261 50 00
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8 HeberleC 246 42 00
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9 MoyseyC 222 30 00
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9 AmmermanA 222 30 00
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11 colleenw 146 19 15
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12 SokolM 69 11 00
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Questions:

First and last name required. You probably first learned about Michael Avenatti when he represented adult film actress (and Trump hush money recipient) Stormy Daniels. What is Stormy Daniels's real name?

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Stephanie Clifford

While studying law at George Washington University, Avenatti had worked for The Research Group, an opposition research firm led by what Democrat who would later become White House chief of staff?

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Rahm Emanuel

Is Michael Avenatti a good lawyer? That's the question with which Josh Barro frequently vexes Ken White on the All the President's Lawyers podcast. Ken White tweets under what pseudonym (also the name of his web site)?

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Popehat

Avenatti appeared on The View on behalf of which Kavanaugh accuser? Subsequent to Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, she (through Avenatti) claimed that Brett Kavanaugh had been at high school and college parties where gang rapes took place, accusations now widely met with skepticism.

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Julie Swetnick

What insulting three-word moniker did a Fox News chyron use for Avenatti's September 2018 appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight? The second and third words, respectively, reference Stormy Daniels's vocation and Avenatti's.

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creepy porn lawyer

"When you have a [BLANK BLANK] making the arguments, they carry more weight. Should they carry more weight? Absolutely not. But do they? Yes.”

What two words fill in the blanks in that quote, from when Avenatti was mulling a presidential run? Those words accurately describe Avenatti himself, and many (but not all) of the leading Democratic candidates.

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white male

In a March 25, 2019, tweet, Avenatti accused what company of being involved in a major scandal? Hours later Avenatti was arrested and charged with extortion.

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Nike

The charging documents in that case refer to an unnamed co-conspirator, widely believed to be Mark Geragos. In an unrelated recent case, Geragos represented what actor, accused of fabricating a hate crime?

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Jussie Smollett

Earlier this week, Avenatti was indicted in the Central District of California on 36 counts, including failure to pay payroll taxes for employees of which coffee chain once owned by the Global Baristas investment group? (Tom O'Keefe had retired in 2010 after opening the first store by this name in 1992.)

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Tully's

Global Baristas was a partnership between Avenatti and what Grey's Anatomy actor, who withdrew from the venture in 2013 and went on to sue Avenatti?

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Patrick Dempsey

What beverage conglomerate has dual headquarters in Burlington, Massachusetts, and Plano, Texas? It was known as Green Mountain Coffee Roasters when it bought the brand mentioned in question 9 (which it then licensed to Global Baristas). Its compound name (your answer must include both parts) reflects the same July 2018 acquisition that brought the Snapple brand under its control.

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Keurig Dr. Pepper

Getting back on track, Avenatti was on the same team as Kuba Giermaziak and Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Saud at what 2015 endurance event held in northern France?

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24 Hours of Le Mans