Incident[ edit ] The incident occurred on June 23, , in Manassas, Virginia , and the legal case surrounding the incident subsequently took place during and Lorena stated in a court hearing that, after coming home at night on June 23, , her husband raped her. After her husband had gone to sleep, Lorena grabbed a knife from the kitchen, entered their bedroom, and removed her husband's penis at its base. After a while, she threw it into a field. She eventually stopped and called John's penis was found after an exhaustive search, and it was reattached in the hospital where he was treated.
Share this article Share Oh, come on. You must have been traumatised, I say. He believes that he was lucky — lucky! We are highly trained to fight and we are prepared for the worst thing a person can go through. So I was ready. If it was anybody else, some white-collar guy, some banker, some other guy not so well trained, it would have been a different story.
John Wayne Bobbitt gives an interview 25 years after his wife famously chopped off his penis
Owen Gleiberman November 11, at Simpson will simply be one more jealous bastard who gave into psychotic blood lust. Yet his story hangs over us with larger-than-life gloom, evoking our collective spiritual state — our grim voyeurism, our loss of faith — as surely as any event since the Kennedy assassination. Yet the Bobbitt story emerged as a kind of national myth waiting to happen, a tabloid feminist parable for the era of the dwindling white male.