: "I know I'm not in the upper echelons of attractiveness." "But I try to make the best of what I've got and excel in other areas that I have control over, like being funny and thoughtful." "Being self-deprecating is a good. The grisly attack drew national and international headlines last year, both because of Javier's choice of weapon as well as her boyfriend's easygoing attitude about the whole episode. 'Where is the knife?' the dispatcher asked, to which Javier responded that: 'I used a sword!'. Alex 'Biggie' Lovell, 30, picture sitting up in a wheelchair in the hospital after being slashed with a samurai sword, credits his survival to his training as a competitive video game player. He suffered minor lacerations on his torso, a 'decent cut' on the left side of his head, as well as bruising on his neck. Javier told police she brought it down on his throat in an effort to murder him. Although Lovell remains in the hospital being treated for his 'gnarly' injuries and has a long road to recovery ahead, having nearly lost his ring, middle and index fingers, he takes comfort from the fact that he was able to defend himself.