The woman Michael Avenatti allegedly assaulted is his estranged wife, Lisa Storie-Avenatti.
Lisa Storie-Avenatti denied that she was involved in the alleged incident; TMZ has since issued a correction to say the incident involved a different woman.
TMZ reported that Michael Avenatti had been arrested for felony domestic violence and named his estranged wife Lisa Storie-Avenatti as the woman he had allegedly assaulted.
In a statement to Buzzfeed News, attorneys for Storie-Avenatti denied that she had been involved in the alleged altercation.
TMZ later posted a correction to their story:
“We were initially told by our sources the alleged victim was Avenatti’s estranged wife. We now know it was not. The incident involved a different woman.”