'Toe Suck Fairy' Strikes Again, Arrested on New Toe-Sucking Charges - Legally Weird
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'Toe Suck Fairy' Strikes Again, Arrested on New Toe-Sucking Charges

An Arkansas man has a thing for toes -- and it's getting him in a lot of trouble. Dubbed the "Toe Suck Fairy," Michael Robert Wyatt was arrested Monday after two women identified him in a photo line-up as "that strange dude that asked to suck on our toes."

Okay, so they didn't actually identify Wyatt with those exact words.

But the 50-year-old man is accused of approaching the women in stores, complimenting their toes, and then asking if he could suck on them.

Wyatt is now facing two charges of criminal harassment.

This is America, the land of the free. Having a foot fetish isn't illegal. In fact, it's perfectly legal to admire feet and toes from afar.

So long as your admiration doesn't amount to a crime.

If it does, you may face harassment charges like those filed against the "Toe Suck Fairy."

Wyatt, 50, has a long history of foot fetishism. He was busted numerous times in the 90's for his strange - and sometimes criminal - comments. In 1991, he was arrested after he told a store clerk he wanted to chop her feet off and suck on her toes while she bled to death, according to the New York Daily News.

Let's see. Does that sort of comment fit under the "criminal harassment" umbrella? Yep, probably does. Criminal harassment statutes vary by state. Generally, these statutes cover behavior that is meant to terrorize, torment, alarm or annoy someone.

Muttering a comment about amputating a woman's foot off is likely something most people would consider "terrifying."

The "Toe Suck Fairy" received a four-year sentence for that statement. He only served a year in jail before being released. So what's next for Michael Robert Wyatt? Probably either jail time or a no-toe contact plea agreement.

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