|Born||Amy Elizabeth Fisher|
August 21, 1974
Long Island New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Louis Bellera 2003-Present|
Amy Elizabeth Fisher (born August 21, 1974), dubbed the "Long Island Lolita" by the press, is an American woman convicted of the 1992 shooting of the wife of her lover Joey Buttafuoco, with whom she began an affair as a 16 year-old student at Kennedy High School in Bellmore, New York. Events 1192 - Minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shōgun and the De facto ruler of Japan. Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. Long Island is an island located in southeastern New York, USA, its western shores directly across from Manhattan, from which the island stretches New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1192 - Minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shōgun and the De facto ruler of Japan. Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. Lolita is a slang term for a seductive sexually attractive or sexually precocious young girl Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) Joseph "Joey" Buttafuoco (born March 11 1956) made headlines in 1992 for his affair with a then Underage Amy Fisher John F Kennedy High School is a High school located in Bellmore, New York. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Fisher served seven years in prison for assault, first degree. The case drew a great deal of media attention. Since leaving prison in 1999, Fisher has become a writer. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) A writer is anyone who creates a written work although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally as well as those who have written in many different forms
Fisher was born in Merrick, New York to an Italian American mother and a Jewish-American father. Merrick is a hamlet (and Census-designated place) in Nassau County, New York, USA. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous An Italian American is an American of Italian descent and/or dual citizenship American Jews, or Jewish Americans  Fisher (then aged 16) met Joey Buttafuoco in May 1991, when she took her car to his auto shop for repairs, shortly after which they began a sexual affair. Joseph "Joey" Buttafuoco (born March 11 1956) made headlines in 1992 for his affair with a then Underage Amy Fisher Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar. In August 1991, when Fisher needed money, Joey set her up to work with an escort agency, and the torrid affair continued while Fisher was apparently working as a prostitute. Escort agencies are companies that book and dispatch escorts to a customer's house hotel room or requested location Prostitution is the act of performing Sexual activity in exchange for Money. (On June 27, 2007, Fisher claimed on The Howard Stern Show that she lied about being a prostitute. Events 1358 - Republic of Dubrovnik is founded 1709 - Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Howard Stern Show is an American radio show hosted by Howard Stern on Howard 100, one of two channels on the subscription-based ) Fisher apparently asked Joey to leave his wife, Mary Jo (who knew nothing of their relationship) but he refused.
On May 19, 1992, Fisher, then aged 17, had an accomplice drive her to the Buttafuoco home in Massapequa, New York. Events 1535 - French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships 110 men and Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) Massapequa is a hamlet (and a Census-designated place) located in Nassau County New York. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous She got out of the car and rang the doorbell. When Mary Jo Buttafuoco answered the door, Fisher shot her in the head on the front porch. Mary Jo was severely injured and paralyzed on the right side of her face, but survived. She was able to describe the t-shirt that her assailant had been wearing as one from her husband's auto body shop. Joey realized the shooter was Fisher, to whom he had given the shirt as a gift, and identified her to the police.
The crime and the back story drew a great deal of interest from the press. A movie production company offered the Fisher family $80,000 for the movie rights, which was accepted and then used to post bail. The situation would have made the money eligible for seizure under New York's Son of Sam law, though it was not invoked. The phrase Son of Sam Law refers to a type of law designed to keep criminals from profiting from their crimes often by selling their stories to Publishers Such laws often authorize
Fisher was charged with multiple counts, including attempted murder, but pleaded guilty to one count of assault in the first degree, and in December 1992 was sentenced to 5–15 years in prison. In English Criminal law, attempted murder is the crime of more than merely preparing to commit Unlawful homicide and at the same time having a specific intention
Based on a signed receipt from a Long Island hotel dated a matter of days before Fisher's 17th birthday Joey Buttafuoco was charged with statutory rape. The phrase statutory rape is a term used in some legal jurisdictions to describe consensual Sexual relations that take place when an individual (regardless of gender has sexual He was convicted in October 1993 and served six months in jail for the crime. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) 
Fisher served her prison sentence at the Albion Correctional Facility in New York. Albion Correctional Facility is a medium security women's Prison in Albion, New York, USA in Orleans County that is operated by the During her time at Albion, Fisher claimed she was raped by a correctional officer at the prison; she began a legal case against the guard and requested to be moved to a different prison. Rape, also referred to as Sexual assault, is an Assault by a person involving Sexual intercourse with or Sexual penetration of another person After pursuing the case for some time she eventually dropped it after several legal setbacks, claiming she no longer had faith the system would do anything to help her. Rape charges against guards at the prison by other inmates in subsequent years did lead to a series of successful convictions, however. It has been suggested Fisher's charges were motivated by the desire to be transferred to Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York so she could be nearer to her mother. Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women is a Prison in Bedford Hills, Westchester County New York, USA. Bedford Hills is an unincorporated hamlet in the Town of Bedford New York.
In 1999, after seven years in prison, Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon consented to the vacating of Fisher's original plea bargain and a new plea entered with a 3–10 year sentence, ensuring her immediate release. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) There is also a Town of Nassau in Rensselaer County. Nassau County is a suburban county in the New York Metropolitan A district attorney (DA is in some US jurisdictions the title of the local public official who represents the government in the prosecution of alleged criminals Denis Dillon a graduate of Fordham Law School and Fordham University, served as the District Attorney of Nassau County New York from 1974 to 2005 A plea bargain (also plea agreement, plea deal or copping a plea) is an agreement in a Criminal case whereby the Prosecutor offers (This legal motion was done pursuant to the wishes of Mary Jo Buttafuoco. ) Fisher was granted parole and released. Parole may have different meanings depending on the field and judiciary system
After her release from prison Fisher became a columnist for the Long Island Press, winning a Media Award for Column/News from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2004. A columnist is a Journalist who writes material on a regular basis for publication in a series The Long Island Press is a free Alternative newsweekly serving Long Island with extensive coverage of arts and entertainment sports and alternative The Society of Professional Journalists ( SPJ) formerly known as Sigma Delta Chi, is one of the oldest organizations representing Journalists in the "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " She wrote a book about her experiences entitled If I Knew Then, published in 2004. The Long Island Press announced Fisher's departure from the newspaper in late December 2005. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. She continues to be actively involved in campaigning for prisoners' rights.
Fisher was married in 2003 to Louis Bellera with whom she has two children - Brett born in 2001 and Ava Rose born in 2005. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
In 2006, Amy Fisher reunited with Mary Jo Buttafuoco in sessions televised for Entertainment Tonight and its spinoff The Insider. Entertainment Tonight is a daily Television entertainment news show that is syndicated by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United The Insider is a Tabloid television news program covering events and celebrities Fisher said she wanted to heal her past and move on with her life. However, two years later, on February 11, 2008 the New York Post reported that, in an interview, Fisher announced that she does not feel sorry for the woman that she shot, as Mary Jo made millions on the criminal case. 
Fisher and Joey Buttafuoco eventually reunited for the first time at the 2006 Lingerie Bowl for the coin toss. The Lingerie Bowl is a Super Bowl halftime alternative special that airs worldwide reaching millions of viewers
On May 13, 2007 the New York Post reported that Amy Fisher had left her husband and Joey left his girlfriend, and were both reportedly going on a date near Central Park on Monday, May 14, 2007 to either reconcile or pitch an idea where they would cohabitate for a reality series. Events 1497 - Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The New York Post is the 13th-oldest Newspaper published in the United States and generally acknowledged as the oldest to have been published continually Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.  Many similar articles ran in The Post in a lead-up to a possible reality series, but neither Joey nor Amy were quoted confirming their supposed romantic reconciliation. Indeed, Joey's second wife Evanka withdrew her divorce petition on June 22, 2007, in an apparent reconciliation. Events 217 BC - Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. 
In October 2007, the New York Post published allegations that Fisher's husband, Lou Bellera, sold a sex tape of the couple to Red Light District Video, of Los Angeles. A celebrity sex tape is a home video of Sex acts, as performed by a Celebrity and his or her partner which finds Internet and/or bootleg Red Light District Video (RLD is an American pornographic movie studio headquartered in Chatsworth California.  Red Light District Video published a press release stating they will be releasing the sex video of the couple.  As of October 31, nude pictures of Amy from the video were posted at a variety of internet sites, and on November 1, 2007, a teaser clip was released by Red Light District Video that showed a nude Amy showering and sunbathing. Events 996 - Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk Bishop of Freising which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Of note were a tattoo surrounding her navel and breast augmentation. On November 6, 2007, Fisher filed a lawsuit against Red Light District and its owner, David Joseph, claiming copyright infringement and other damages. Events 355 - Roman Emperor Constantius II promotes his cousin Julian to the rank of Caesar, entrusting him with Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.  By November 8, 2007, a website Fisher had previously fought to win ownership, amyfisher. com, began pointing directly to the Red Light District website. 
In early January 2008 Fisher announced that she had settled with Red Light and while refusing to endorse the video and its release agreed to do a promotional appearance related to it. The same announcement indicated that she and Bellera had reconciled.  The promotional appearance took place at Retox in New York City on January 4, 2008. 
The video also features unusual and explicit dirty talk, clips of which have been frequently played on The Howard Stern Show. The Howard Stern Show is an American radio show hosted by Howard Stern on Howard 100, one of two channels on the subscription-based On March 6th, Amy was a guest on the Stern show and one of the topics of discussion was meant to be her video, but after the first phone call, which was from Mary Jo's daughter, Jessica, Fisher left the show six minutes into her interview.