In the middle of a June night in 1993, a young woman slices off her husband's penis in a seeming fit of rage. John and Lorena Bobbitt's duelling versions of the attack explode into the worldwide media and spill into the courtroom.
Acquitted of rape, John becomes a celebrity while Lorena stands trial, facing decades in prison. TV cameras record her ordeal as prosecutors attack her relentlessly as a jealous shrew, liar and thief.
As Lorena's trial resumes, all agree that she had been abused, but they disagree over whether she was legally insane when she attacked John. Millions are glued to their TVs as her testimony reaches the fateful night; surprise witness takes the stand.
Millions of viewers remain glued to their TVs to see the fate that awaits Lorena. John and Lorena set out on wildly different paths: he chases fame in a self-destructive downward spiral, while she must come to grips with the scars of her ordeal.
John Wayne Bobbitt
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