Daniels made headlines worldwide for allegedly having an affair with Donald Trump in 2006 – and for the $ 130,000 she received from his lawyer in 2016 in exchange for her silence over the alleged sexual encounter. Trump has denied that the affair happened.
Her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, tweeted that his client was being detained in a strip club in Columbus.
"She was arrested for allegedly allowing a client to touch her on the stage in a non-sexual way! Are you kidding?" Avenatti tweeted.
"You are devoting more resources to prosecution resources for spearhead operations?"
Avenatti said that Daniels, whose official name is Stephanie Clifford, was arrested while she performed the same act the nation in nearly a hundred strip clubs. "
" That was a setup and politically motivated. It smells of desperation, "said his tweet," We will take action against all false charges. "
When contacted by CNN, Avenatti confirmed that the information tweeted by him was correct and later said that Daniels would be sued Deposit released and charged with misdemeanor.
Last month, the Sirens Gentlemen's Club posted on its website that Daniels was scheduled to perform there Wednesday and Thursday.
CNN opted for further information turned to the Columbus Police Department
Daniels sued Trump and his former personal lawyer, Michael Co from a secrecy agreement that she signed a few days before the presidential election in 201