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Woman Who Allegedly Damaged Andy Warhol Painting On First Date Could Get Life In Prison

A bad first date could leave a Texas woman in prison. Lindy Lou Layman is charged with felony criminal mischief after allegedly destroying valuable art at the home of attorney Tony Buzbee on Dec. 23.

According to Buzbee, 29-year-old Layman became intoxicated during their first date at his home. Authorities believe that Layman hid in the mansion when 49-year-old Buzbee tried to call an Uber for her. She yelled “I’m not leaving,” before attacking the artwork. She became belligerent and destroyed two Warhol works (each valued at $500,000) by pouring red wine on them and breaking $20,000 sculptures. The damage is approximated at $300,000.

She denies the allegations. “We certainly disagree with Mr. Buzbee’s rendition of the facts when he spoke to the media, and we disagree with what was said in probable-cause court,” Layman’s lawyer, Justin Keiter, said, per The Dallas Morning News. He also called her a “great person.” 

“She’s weathering the storm of the intense

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