Amy, in return, shared intimate details of her life to him.
By Charles Montaldo Traumatic Childhood and Promiscuity: Amy Elizabeth Fisher was born on August 21, 1974.
In her book, "Amy Fisher: My Story," co-written with Sheila Weller, Amy wrote that she suffered early childhood trauma after a family member, repeatedly, sexually abused her.
She has certainly come out with more of a measure of dignity than Fisher (latest career move: Celebrity Rehab With Dr.
Drew) or Joey (additional criminal charges: auto-insurance fraud and illegal possession of ammunition).
Three years before Jay Leno’s “The Dancing Itos” parodied the O. Simpson trial principals, David Letterman discovered comic gold in another shooting.
So incessant—and, yes, deadly funny—were his barbs that he had only had to utter the word “Buttafuoco” in his opening monologue to convulse his audience. It's the nature of the beast, I guess."—Mary Jo Connery, on America’s continuing fascination with ex-husband Joey Buttafuoco and her would-be killer, Amy Fisher, quoted in “Mary Jo Scoffs at Joey and Amy's Second Shot at Love,” quoted in Good Morning America, May 17, 2007This particular “train wreck” occurred on this date 20 years ago, when Amy Fisher shot Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the face on the doorstep of her Long Island home. Why do we slow down when we go past an accident scene?By November, her thoughts about Joey and his wife had become obsessive.She was jealous of Mary Jo, and wanted her out of the picture. Unable to cope with the break up, she cut her wrists, but the cuts were superficial.The abuse she suffered as a child seemed to spur her promiscuous behavior, later in life.