'I am attempting to speak honestly and openly to the American people about my relationship with now President Donald Trump and the intimidation and tactics used against me, ' Daniels writes on the plea for funds.
"I think it's time for her to tell her story and for the public to decide who's telling the truth", Avenatti said last week.
As of this writing, Stormy has already raised almost $13K for "attorneys' fees; out-of-pocket costs associated with the lawsuit, arbitration, and my right to speak openly; security expenses; and damages that may be awarded against me if I speak out and ultimately lose".
The fundraiser - hosted on CrowdJustice - was confirmed as authentic by Michael Avenatti, an attorney for Clifford.
The adult film star's lawsuit says that the nondisclosure agreement meant to silence Daniels about a sexual encounter with Trump before the 2016 election is invalidated since it was never signed by Trump. She says the money would go to "damages that may be awarded against me if I speak out and ultimately lose to Mr. Trump and Mr. Cohen". While BuzzFeed has reported that Trump's lawyers were considering seeking an injunction to block the interview from being aired, Rhodes, in remarks reported by Variety, said he could not imagine what the basis would be for any legal action by Trump's team to prevent it from being shown. She said she did not have the "vast resources" to fight Trump and lawyer Michael Cohen on her own. Daniels contends that the agreement is void because Trump never signed it.
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In addition to the fundraiser, Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti has kept up a public relations offense, raising awareness of her lawsuit against President Trump in frequent TV appearances and social media posts.
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"I am more fortunate than many, many people in this country", Daniels wrote.
In an interview last week with CNN, Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti, acknowledged that she had received million-dollar offers to tell her story, but he said that taking taking the money isn't in the "spirit of what this is about".