Lorena Bobbitt, photographed in Gainesville, Virginia. The case was an immediate sensation. How could it not have been? It was Lysistrata as performed by an especially raucous set of guests on the Jerry Springer show. Or maybe you saw it in more prosaic terms, a run-of-the-mill marital spat with a Grand Guignol twist. Either way, its cultural influence is pervasive, abiding, undeniable.
Lorena Bobbitt opens up about the night she cut off John Wayne Bobbitt’s penis
John Wayne Bobbitt: Having my penis sliced off improved my love life | Daily Mail Online
John Wayne Bobbitt wants to make one thing clear: his penis is totally "back to normal" 25 years after his then-wife, Lorena Bobbitt, sliced it off with a kitchen knife. Back in , the Bobbitts became tabloid staples after the absolutely insane case made headlines everywhere. Lorena later accused her husband of physical and sexual abuse, her husband's penis was reattached and she was acquitted of all criminal charges, the jury labeling her temporarily insane due to abuse and mental illness. Unsurprisingly, they then split.
John Bobbitt uses fame to launch a stint as a porn star: Part 10
John Wayne Bobbitt and Lorena Bobbitt were a primetime news sensation and late night joke writers' dream in June when Lorena cut off John's penis with a kitchen knife, then threw it in a field. Lorena was charged with malicious wounding, and faced up to 20 years behind bars. During her trial, Lorena alleged that she lived in fear of her husband and claimed that he abused her for years.
By Kristy Puchko Streaming February 16, John Wayne Bobbitt became famous for an incident that occurred on June 23, , in Manassas, Virginia. After drinking late into the night with a friend, the year-old woke to a tugging sensation. Why she did it would become a matter of debate that led to a nationwide battle of the sexes. The societal context of that and the details of the case are explored in the excellent 4-part documentary series Lorena.