Did you know that the word “bobbittized” made its way into medical terminology and it refers to any type of penis removal, in reference to Lorena Bobbit, the woman who gained worldwide notoriety after cutting her husband’s manhood in 1993?
Ever wondered what happened to John and Lorena Bobbitt?
Here is their story.
By the time they made it into the news, John and Lorena Bobbitt had been married for four pretty agitated years.
The woman had many reasons to be unhappy and one night decided to get her revenge.
Don’t Mess With A Woman Armed With A Knife
On June 23, 1993, John Bobbitt was sleeping peacefully in his bed, until he was awakened in the most brutal way by the searing pain of having his penis cut off with a knife with no anesthetic.
Then Lorena Bobbitt calmly drove away, throwing the severed organ in a field.
She knew she wasn’t going to get away with it so she went to a friend’s house and called the police.
An incredulous officer listened to her story and jolted down the place she said she’d dumped the organ.
This turned out to be a crucial element for John Bobbitt.
A friend staying at the house that night rushed him to hospital, the police recovered the missing penis, which the doctors were miraculously able to reattach in a surgery that lasted more than 9 hours.
What followed was a long trial which revealed in intimate detail the story of the Bobbitt family, but also brought some interesting sort of taboo topics out in the open.
The Story Of One Unhappy Woman
At the time of the infamous incident, Lorena Bobbitt was a 25-year old immigrant from Ecuador.
In 1989 she had married former Marine John Wayne Bobbitt and the couple lived in Manassas, Virginia.
However, her American dream had turned pretty sour a few years into the marriage.
At the trial, Lorena Bobbitt unleashed a torrent of accusations against her husband, who, she claimed, was emotionally and physically abusive, not to mention he cheated on her.
Also, she accused her husband of being selfish in the bedroom, not caring about her sexual satisfaction.
“He always have orgasm and he doesn’t wait for me ever to have orgasm,” she said. “He’s selfish.”
She explained that on the night of the incident, John had raped her again, which made her go over the edge.
As she went into the kitchen for a drink of water, her eyes fell on a kitchen knife, and decided that was the solution to her problem.