Lorena Bobbitt, photographed in Gainesville, Virginia. The case was an immediate sensation. How could it not have been?
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Don't miss out on the headlines from True Crime Scene. Followed categories will be added to My News. TWENTY years after Lorena Bobbitt was found not guilty due to temporary insanity of lopping off her husband's penis with a kitchen knife, we examine what all the fuss was about.
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See the full list. If the gripping competitions and compelling characters of " Squid Game " kept you playing along, you'll love these three Netflix series that might have missed your radar. Watch the video. Sign In. John Wayne Bobbitt Actor. Down 13, this week. View rank on IMDbPro ». John Wayne Bobbit made national headlines when his Ecuadorian wife, Lorena, sexually maimed him on grounds of cheating, abuse, forcing her to get an abortion, and other heinous acts. He appeared in a gimmick adult biopic of his own life, as well as a dominatrix video in order to pay his medical a nine-hour operation and legal bills.
Skip navigation! He was once one of the most talked about men in the United States, and in John Bobbitt 's name is making headlines anew. Back in , he became a media obsession after his ex-wife, Lorena Gallo Bobbitt who now goes by Lorena Gallo , cut off his penis with a kitchen knife.