...Back in 2018, a Media Research Center study revealed that Avenatti, who represented a porn star in a lawsuit against President Trump, appeared on CNN a whopping 74 times over a 10-week period and the network's in-house media critic famously declared the now-disgraced porn lawyer was a legitimate threat to challenge Trump in the 2020 presidential election.
...Juanita Scarlett, a former aide to Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic governor of New York and brother of CNN host Chris Cuomo, once tweeted - and then deleted - a photo of herself with Avenatti and another CNN host, Don Lemon, who apparently hosted a bash at his posh Hamptons home.
..."After being called everything from a political and legal expert to the 'man who could take down Trump' and given hundreds of segments and hours of television time from both CNN and MSNBC, Michael Avenatti is headed to jail,"author and political satirist Tim Young told Fox News.
...CNN did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
...MRC analysts Bill D'Agostino and Rich Noyes wrote in 2018 that there "No guest in CNN's recent history who has been given as much free media exposure by the network as Avenatti" received.
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