The Inquirer reports that a Philly mafia boss wanted to put out a hit on DJ Jerry Blavat.
“Wiseguy: Mob boss wanted DJ Jerry Blavat whacked
John P. Martin, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 1:00 PM
Reputed mob boss Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi vowed in 2009 to kill radio celebrity and restaurant owner Jerry Blavat, a mob turncoat testified Tuesday.
Ligambi was livid over a Philadelphia Magazine article about the local mob, and believed Blavat was behind the story, Louis “Bent Finger Lou” Monacello said.
“He was ranting and raving, ‘That [expletive] Jerry Blavat, he set this up . . . Jerry Blavat, I’m gonna kill this [expletive],” Monacello said.
There were no signs that the threat against Blavat, a Philadelphia radio icon and owner of Memories, a Margate, N.J. restaurant frequented by wiseguys, was more than hot air. Still, Monacello said, “If I were Jerry Blavat, I’d be nervous.” ..
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