A young Amy Fisher, later a porn star and published author, made headlines for the first time when she shot her lover’s wife, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, who survived the assault. Read the whole story of this high-profile scandal that launched the 16 year old to stardom.
Now too old to be called a ‘Lolita,’ Amy Fisher continues to grab headlines with her career as a porn star, and legal wranglings over an unauthorized sex tape. Also in and out of the spotlight are her former lover Joey Buttafuoco and his ex-wife, Mary Jo, who Fisher shot in the face in 1992.
On May 29, 1992, a grand jury indicted Amy Fisher on charges of attempted murder in the second degree, criminal use of a firearm in the first degree, armed felony and assault. Amy, nicknamed the “Long Island Lolita,” famously shot her lover’s wife.
On May 19, 1992, Amy Fisher shot the wife of her lover, Joey Buttafuoco at the couple’s home. Amy became known as the “Long Island Lolita” and went on to have a varied career that included a few stints in the porn business.