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Home --> Risqué Business --> Revenge


Betrayals by lovers and spouses have inspired some truly inventive forms of revenge. At least, they have in legend . . .

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

— William Congreve, The Mourning Bride

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White bullet Jilted lover makes long-distance call from boyfriend's phone and leaves it off the hook.*

White bullet Wife sticks a hot curling iron up her philandering husband's bum.

White bullet Woman superglues cheating partner's penis to his leg.

White bullet Bride cancels wedding after announcing that groom slept with the maid of honor.*

White bullet Jealous husband fills car of wife's suspected lover with concrete.*

White bullet Wife traps husband and his mistress in the back of an recreational vehicle.*

White bullet Wife sells husband's sports car for $50 after he runs off with a younger woman.*

White bullet AIDS victim exacts revenge on opposite sex by deliberately infecting lovers.*

White bullet Jilted soldier receives "Dear John" porn video starring his wife.*

White bullet Man who vomits on his partner during sex finds a steaming pile of excrement on his chest.

White bullet Jilted woman sews shrimp into curtain hems.*

White bullet Cheater handed a hacksaw and offered an unappetizing choice.

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