In one of Joe Winko's talk it was revealed he was kidnapped and beaten once. He created a Myspace profile and tried to add some of his friends but they turned him down to be friends. But he found a 25 year old man at that time he was 11. They talked and soon became friends with the 25 year old man. He learned that the man lived in the same state as him. So they decided to meet up one day. When they meet up they got in the car. But sadly the man beat Joe Winko and it almost killed Joe. Luckily Joe survived. When he had to tell the police this. The police did not care and said it was not a big crime.