Twenty five years ago, John Bobbitt was not a household name. But all that changed in an instant one fateful summer night in when his wife Lorena Bobbitt cut his penis off with a kitchen knife. Overnight, the Bobbitts were thrust from anonymity onto the covers of every salacious tabloid in America. They were featured in late night talk show host monologues. Their wince-inducing saga was featured on evening news broadcasts nationwide and they were chronicled relentlessly in newspaper reports. He was 3 years old when he and his two brothers were placed in the care of his aunt and uncle, who were already raising four boys of their own.
Lorena Bobbitt, who cut off husband's penis in 1993, tells her story in documentary
By Chris Spargo For Dailymail. It has been more than two decades since Lorena Bobbitt, a young wife from Virginia who alleged she had been a victim of both physical and sexual assault at the hands of her husband, cut off his penis. Lorena would later testify in court that after her husband John Wayne came home and went to bed on the night of June 23, she grabbed a knife and cut off his penis at the base for cheating on her with another woman. She then drove off and threw the shaft into a field before calling police and admitting to what she had done. That was followed by an explosive trial during which she detailed her many allegations of abuse against John.
Woman Who Cut Off Her Husband's Penis Says She Does Not Regret It
We explain what happened, and reveal when the documentary about the shocking event will come out and how you can watch it. John Wayne Bobbitt is the man who had his penis cut off by his wife, Lorena. Now estranged, the pair married on June 18, , with the strange event occurring four years later.
Less frequently do people talk of the sensational case in terms of the domestic violence that led her to cut off her husband's penis in Twenty-five years on, she goes by her maiden name Gallo and tells her side of the story in Lorena, a four-part documentary on Amazon. On June 23, , Lorena, then 24, cut off his penis as he slept after he had raped her, she said.