Q: Can you describe what happened that night in 1993?
A: My best friend came to Virginia to stay with me from New York. The day after he got there, we went out and I showed him around the Washington, D.C. area and we went to a couple of night clubs and we were driving back home and we stopped at Denny’s to eat breakfast and we went home. He went to sleep on the couch. I went to go lay down and (Lorena) was there. She was supposed to be moving out, but she was still there. It was a long day and a long night so we were pretty exhausted. I fell asleep and next thing I knew I woke up and I was in a lot of pain, terrified really that I was bleeding to death. I was panicked, I was confused. I was in a terrifying state.
Q: When did you realize that this was going to make national news?
A: It didn’t really hit me until I was in the hospital and I was going through recovery and there was an entertainment attorney who showed up. I realized there were a lot of people outside the hospital, reporters, stuff like that. At that point, I was kind of confused. I was a young kid at the time. I was only 25 years old. I didn’t know it was going to go this far.
Q: Do you keep in contact with your ex-wife Lorena?
A: Nope, I don’t talk to her at all really. She tried to kill me. She almost killed me. I think she wanted me to hurt as much as she was hurting.
Q: Do you think your situation brought spousal abuse into the national spotlight?
A: Our relationship was never really physical. It was more about self-centeredness. It was emotional, not physical. There were times where we were at each other. We would fight and argue about ridiculous stuff. I look back at the way we were. We weren’t ready to be married and couldn’t handle the relationship we were in.
Q: What have you been up to since the trial? I understand you did a couple of pornographic movies.
A: I got involved in adult films. I met some people. Aaron Gordon, Jack Gordon were my managers back then. We went to a Playboy Wet and Wild party. Jack Gordon was married to Latoya Jackson at the time. And she was doing Playboy video and she did, like, five covers of Playboy. I was hanging around in that element, in that kind of world where you are exposed to adult entertainment. And it got to where I met some people. I met Ron Jeremy. And he suggested I do a cameo appearance and then it went from cameo appearance to a whole adult movie. It was huge! It was pretty huge. A lot of media, a lot of coverage. It was difficult to do. To go from the kind of person I was to acting in front of the camera, it took a lot out of me.
Q: Did you do something with ultimate fighting?
A: I made a few appearances. I think I was supposed to do some boxing with Fox Networks. That was a while ago I was supposed to fight (Joey) Buttafuoco. I was training with a trainer and getting all ready. But, I couldn’t do it because I got arrested.
â€¨Q: What were you arrested for?
A: Probation violation. I was on probation. I was in violation. A clothing thing I got involved with. I met some girls at a store and they gave me clothes. And apparently they were giving clothes to a lot of people.
Q: I understand you are writing a book right now. What is that about?
A: I can’t really tell what it’s about. It’s in the works. It won’t be out until around December. I’ll send out a press release when it’s done.
Q: Is it an autobiography?
A: It’s an autobiography, true crime. I’ve got a writer working on it, an editor, publishing, got a bunch of people working on it. It’s half-way done right now. It’s going to be really interesting. This guy is a really good writer. I’ve read some of the material he has written and it’s really good. This guy really knows how to write. I’m not much of a reader, but from what I read, it had me in tears.
Q: You have an interesting story. Is there anything else you want people to know?
A: There’s a lot of evil out there. People have got to be aware that you can never be too cautious .You can be in a relationship, and you have to heed the warning signs. I didn’t know them. When I was with Lorena, there were warning signs, but I didn’t know what the warning signs were.