They have since reconciled, and Fisher said she took a six-figure payout rather than fight to have the video pulled from the Internet. As a teenager, Fisher was sent to prison for seven years for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco, the wife of her former lover, Joey Buttafuoco. Buttafuoco, twice her age, served time for statutory rape for having sex with a year-old.
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It was a fatal attraction that led Fisher to the front door of her lover's home — where she shot his wife, Mary Jo, in the head. Now, after a seven-year prison stint, a marriage and two children, Fisher is back. With a little help from the plastic surgeon by her own admission , she's now confident, unapologetic and still very controversial. Why does she think there's been such a fascination with the two of them? As for Mary Jo? Mary Jo and I, we worked out our problems, it's over with, you know. And once we did, I'll never discuss it again, that's it. Fisher's latest brush with notoriety came late last year when her then-estranged husband, Lou Bellara, sold a sex tape of him and Fisher. Bellara peddled the video because he was angry about Fisher and Buttafuoco publicly rekindling their romance while she and Bellara were separated in May. And you know what?
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For the past 27 years, TV specials, made-for-TV movies , and tabloid stories have examined the lives of the Buttafuoco family. In November , Joey was charged and sentenced to six months for statutory rape after being in a sexual relationship with Amy starting at the age of 16 New York law's age of consent is Amy was arrested and charged with attempted murder; she was released from prison in Mary Jo survived the attack, but told Oprah Winfrey that she suffered from facial paralysis and ear damage. Joey and Mary Jo's daughter Jessie , who was nine years old at the time of the event, is set to tell the story from her perspective, as well. Three years after the case, Joey ended up getting arrested again for soliciting a vice cop posing as a prostitute. Then, he was sentenced to a year in jail and five years' probation in March after pleading guilty to insurance fraud. He also served three months for illegally possessing ammunition in Joey and Mary Jo divorced in
By David K. But in the time Fisher and her hubby were in Splitsville, Bellera hawked the tape to L. The company, based in the San Fernando Valley, the porn-biz hotbed outside Los Angeles, is best known for its dealing in celebrity flesh. Reached at his home in L. The onetime illegal lovebirds dated briefly again this past spring in New York after both their spouses filed for separation. Their affair made for scandalous headlines in when thenyear-old Fisher shot Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the face at her home in Massapequa. Fisher served seven years in prison for the shooting. Joey served four months behind bars for statutory rape.