Michael Avenatti Claims Video Shows He Didn’t Attack ‘Ocean’s 8’ Actress

The identity of the woman accusing high-profile lawyer Michael Avenatti of domestic violence has been revealed. She's an actress from Estonia named Mareli Miniutti. Her identity became public after she filed a domestic violence restraining order against Avenatti on Monday. In the court papers, she claimed that she and Avenatti were arguing about money when he hit her "forcefully" in the face with pillows and warned, "Do not disrespect me.”