Executive produced by Jordan Peele, 'Lorena' explores the 1993 case that dominated US headlines: Gallo, a 24-year-old Ecuadorian immigrant, cut off her husband John Wayne Bobbitt
's penis with a knife and tossed it in a field in Manassas, Virginia, before calling 911.
Then at the height of his influence, Howard Stern raised money for John Wayne Bobbitt
's medical bills with a New Year's Eve telethon and once suggested that Lorena couldn't have been raped by her husband because "she's not that great-looking.
John Wayne Bobbitt
had a history of assaulting his wife.
What John Wayne Bobbitt
's wife Lorena did to him as he slept in their marital bed has made their names go down in history.
The injured man - quickly dubbed The Boro Bobbitt after American John Wayne Bobbitt
, whose wife chopped off part of his manhood - was from a travellers' site close to the A66.
In the United States, John Wayne Bobbitt
became an international celebrity in June 1993 after his wife, Lorena, sliced his penis off.
John Wayne Bobbitt
became an adult star, got married twice and was arrested many times for assaulting women before changing his ways and becoming a regular churchgoer, the Sun reported.
Her discussion ranges from Beverly Hills 90210 to Melrose Place to Murphy Brown; to 1990s Riot Grrrl bands; to the "national bout of castration anxiety" over the maiming of John Wayne Bobbitt
by his abused wife, Lorena; to the ambiguous sexuality of Attorney General Janet Reno; to those "warrior women in thongs," Zena Warrior Princess and Buffy the Vampire Slayer; and to the surge of "new girliness" in films such as Clueless, Bridget Jones's Diary, Miss Congeniality, and Legally Blonde.
IN 1993 one brutal act guaranteed John Wayne Bobbitt
a notoriety he can never shake off.
I must admit my mind set on managing a team this time last month was one of sheer disregard to the point I would have rather have had the John Wayne Bobbitt
treatment than park my backside on the Glebe Park hot seat.
* His former commander considered John Wayne Bobbitt
"a Marine without peer".
``Think of John Wayne Bobbitt
. You only have to mention his name and everybody remembers that he was the man whose wife wife nipped him in the bud, to use a euphemism.