An attorney for a porn actress who allegedly had an affair with President Donald Trump says she was threatened with physical harm. File picture: Matt Sayles/AP

Washington — An attorney for a porn actress who allegedly had an affair with President Donald Trump says she was threatened with physical harm.

Michael Avenatti tells MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that Stormy Daniels — whose real name is Stephanie Clifford — wants to "tell her story" of the affair with Trump before he became president.

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Asked if Daniels was physically threatened, Avenatti said "yes," but did not provide details.

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Avenatti said that more detail would be revealed in an interview taped with CBS' News "60 Minutes." He says: "There's the act and the cover-up and the American people are going to learn about both in the interview and beyond."

The actress wants to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement under which she was paid $130 000 not to give details of her encounters with Trump.

Associated Press