‘Stormy’ Documentary Trailer Shows Stormy Daniels’ Chaotic Life Battling Donald Trump

Peacock has released the first trailer for its Stormy Daniels documentary, which reveals plenty of never-before-seen footage showing Daniels’ roller-coaster life amid her legal sparring with Donald Trump.

“Every time I stood up I got kicked down even harder, and I hit rock bottom,” Daniels says in the trailer below, which includes Daniels reading a death threat on her phone. “I just wanted to stand up for myself. I won’t give up because I’m telling the truth.”

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The footage also includes Daniels reacting in real time to discovering her celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti was stealing from her book proceeds. “Michael Avenatti betrayed me in every way,” she declares. “You’re in prison, bitch!”

The project, Stormy, is directed and produced by Emmy nominee Sarah Gibson (Orgasm Inc: The Story of OneTaste) and executive produced by Erin Lee Carr (Britney vs Spears), along with Judd Apatow, Sara Bernstein and Meredith Kaulfers. The film is set to have its world premiere at South by Southwest on Friday.

The description: “From director and producer Sarah Gibson, the Peacock Original documentary Stormy delves into the life and times of Stormy Daniels, as she shares her story and account of events that have become part of American history … the film takes the audience behind the curtain as Stormy navigates being a mother, an artist, and an advocate working hard to reinvent herself, while still grappling with the bombshell that went off in her life five years earlier. From reporters to lawyers to politicians, many have attempted to define Stormy Daniels. Stormy tells the unvarnished truth about an unlikely American icon — this time, in her own words.”

The former adult film star became a household name in 2018 when The Wall Street Journal reported that Daniels had had an affair with Trump in 2006 and was paid $130,000 in “hush money” in 2016 to keep quiet about it. Trump denied the affair happened.

Trump is currently facing a 34-count Federal criminal indictment in New York charging him with falsifying business records in connection with the payoff. The case is expected to be the first of Trump’s four criminal cases to go to trial, though is also considered by legal experts to be the weakest of the cases against him. This week, Trump locked up the Republican nomination for president to run against Joe Biden in the November election.

Peacock will premiere the documentary Stormy on March 18.

NEXT: Stormy filmmakers interview: “This is life and death for Stormy.”

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