Sunday, April 29, 2007

Mobster Muff Diver goes down for the count

Johnny "Handsome Johnny" Stompanato made his mark in Hoodlum folk lore as a gat-carrying bodyguard for gangster Mickey Cohen. In a conversation between mobsters, Jimmy Fratianno, and Anthony Fiato. Fratianno said to Fiato,"Johnny was a cunt-lapper," them kind-a guys are weak --Mickey loved him," 'he was prettier than most broads". Fratianno's remarks aside, Johnny might have had Movie Star looks, but he was cursed with a very ugly temper. In a ferocious fit of jealousy, Johnny threatened to kill his girlfriend, actress, Lana Turner. Turners daughter stuck a butcher knife in Johnny, and she stabbed him to death claiming she was in fear for her and her mother's lifes. The press had a field day with this sexy story. Teens of that era dubbed a dance, "The Stompanato Stomp", a dance, where the Girls CUT IN . -- Anthony "The Animal" Fiato