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Police: Argument over "American Idol" leads to stabbing, arrest - St. Petersburg Times

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — Police said a St. Petersburg woman took a TV dispute too far Tuesday night when she stabbed and scalded her boyfriend over "American Idol.''

Police arrested Cynthia E. Bettis-Ware, 52, on a charge of first-degree attempted murder of Kevin Johnson, 47.

The couple were watching American Idol when they began arguing over something that happened on the show...

She stabbed him five times in the back and twice in the chest, an arrest affidavit states. Police said she also severely burned Johnson with hot cocoa.


Mug for Cynthia E. Bettis-Ware, 52, accused of first-degree
attempted murder