To mark the 25 year anniversary of the castration heard around the nation, Vanity Fair recently caught up with John Wayne Bobbitt and his knife-wielding ex Lorena for a bizarre look back at one of the most salacious cases of the last century. Life and death. I was fearing for my life. Bobbitt during an interview with Steve Harvey in Both Bobbitt and Gallo were charged — marital sexual assault for him and malicious wounding for her, both with maximum penalties of 20 years in prison — and acquitted in separate trials. Gallo successfully pleaded not guilty by reason of temporary insanity, and for the most part, public opinion swung in her favor. In reality, though, their lives over the last 25 years further underscore the prevailing narrative. Bobbitt, who has been married and divorced several times since, was convicted of misdemeanor domestic battery against an ex-girlfriend in , charged with battery against his third wife several times, and was also found guilty of harassing another ex-girlfriend in In addition to his brief adult film career and time at the Bunny Ranch, he had a brief stint as a knife thrower zing!
By Helen Collis. Celebrity: John Wayne Bobbitt became a household name in when his wife Lorena cut off his penis. His celebrity status has resulted in him sleeping with around 70 women since. John Wayne Bobbitt suffered what was, to most men, the worst possible attack - having his penis sliced clean off. His prospects of surviving, let alone experiencing the joys of a fully-functioning manhood, looked incredibly bleak as he lost consciousness and began to lose vast quantities of blood.
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John Wayne Bobbitt claims that losing his penis sent his sex life into overdrive. The year-old and one-time porn star says he bedded scores of women after his member was reattached, musing that "some women get a kick out of saying they slept with John Wayne Bobbitt. I believe I've slept with 70 women since the incident. It definitely has not hurt my love life - in fact it improved it," he said. Bobbitt has been back in the news because Sunday was the 20th anniversary of his ex-wife Lorena's infamous snip in The former Marine said he still has nightmares about the kitchen knife attack and the buckets of blood he spilled in the sheets of his Virginia bedroom. After police found the tip of his penis in a field -Lorena had thrown it out the window of a moving car - Bobbitt underwent surgery for 10 hours to have it reattached. His first tumble in the hay came just a few months after his surgery when a woman who recognized him approached him at a bar, he told The Sun.
Skip to this video now. Play Video. John Wayne Bobbitt tells his side of notorious incident after 25 years. Bobbitt denied that he ever abused his now ex-wife, Lorena Bobbitt, telling ABC News that she was upset because he wanted a divorce. John Bobbitt says when he showed his doctor what his wife Lorena Bobbitt had done to his penis, "it was like his jaw dropped. Now Playing: John Wayne Bobbitt tells his side of notorious incident after 25 years. Now Playing: 2 quarantined travelers to leave Nebraska Medical Center. Now Playing: Frozen over homes create winter wonderland. Now Playing: New York City set to remove iconic payphones off the streets.