In May 1991, at the age of 16, Fisher met Joey Buttafuoco at his auto shop and they soon started a sexual affair.
In August of 1991, while still carrying on the affair, Fisher told Buttafuoco she needed money, and he suggested she begin work at an escort agency.
Fisher spent six years behind bars following the attack after pleading guilty to first-degree aggravated assault.
Joey also served six months for statutory rape of a minor. In 2003 Fisher married Lou Bellera, an ex-cop turned event photographer 24 years her senior — and later embarked on a career in the adult-film industry.
She is famous for causing serious injury to American author Mary Jo Buttafuoco.
Buttafuoco, twice her age, served time for statutory rape for having sex with a 16-year-old.Fisher was arrested for the crime and served seven years in prison.After release, Fisher became a columnist for the Author, criminal and infamous personality Amy Elizabeth Fisher was born in Merrick, New York, on August 21, 1974, to an Italian American mother and Jewish American father.Defendant: Amy Fisher Crimes Charged: Attempted murder, assault Chief Defense Lawyer: Eric Naiburg Chief Prosecutor: Fred Klein.Judge: Marvin Goodman Place: Long Island, New York Date of Trial: September 24, 1992Verdict: Guilty of assault Sentence: 5-15 years imprisonment; released after 7 years SIGNIFICANCE: The Amy Fisher/Joey Buttafuoco affair (she being a teenager at the time) showed the extent of tabloid newspapers' and television shows' power in capturing the public's attention and catapulting ordinary people into celebrityhood.