“Michael Avenatti is a notorious scumbag who is willing to do anything, including lie and cheat in order to enrich himself and gain public attention,” one potential panelist wrote. “He should already be in prison.”
“He started to believe his own hype and thought he was above the law,” wrote another.
Manhattan federal court judge Paul Gardephe tossed both people, whose names were kept anonymous.
Other jurors said they couldn’t serve because of their hatred of Nike.