Thursday, January 24, 2013

RIP: Linda Riss Pugach

They were the original Luke and Laura. Married Burt Pugach "loved" Linda Riss so much that he had a hitman throw lye in her eyes when she ended their affair, rendering her blind. After spending 14 years in the slammer for the attack, he eventually persuaded her to marry him -- he promised to buy her a Seeing Eye dog for Christmas(!) -- in one of the most bizarre romances of all time, chronicled in the documentary "Crazy Love." Read her New York Times obituary HERE.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I remember seeing that documentary. Yup, it was sure CRAZY love. I would never go back to someone who did so much harm to me. to have to be living with sunglasses the rest of your life ... ugh!


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