Lorena is very matter-of-fact about the whole thing. There, she says as she drives us around Manassas, in the US state of Virginia, in her Kia on a recent afternoon, is the hospital where surgeons reattached John Wayne Bobbitt’s penis after she cut it off with a kitchen knife as he slept on the night of June 23rd, 1993. Fifteen minutes away, near Maplewood Drive, is the gravel-strewn field where she disposed of the detached penis out of the driver’s side window. Why did she throw it away? “I tried to drive the car, obviously, but I had this thing in my hand, so I couldn’t drive, so I got rid of it.” Obviously. It’s the actual story – the one about a young immigrant who endured years of domestic violence, and was raped by her husband that night – that Lorena wants to talk about Farther down the road is the nail salon where she worked and fled to that night. “I’m not a vindictive person, because I told them where it … [Read more...] about Lorena Bobbitt: I was the subject of so many jokes. It was just cruel
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Mars, the fourth planet from the Sun in our galaxy, has enthralled stargazers for centuries and is named after the Roman god of war. Nasa’s Insight probe has landed on the planet in an attempt to find out more about what is bellow the planet’s surface. How far away is Mars? Mars, also known as the Red Planet, is 33.9million miles (54.6m kilometres) away from Earth. It is 141.6m miles (227.9m kilometres) away from the Sun. The planet has two moons, Phobos and Deimos, which are small and irregularly shaped and may even be asteroids that fell into the planet’s gravitational pull. Why is the planet red? It is often called the Red Planet due to its colouring that gives it a reddish appearance. This is due to the large amount of iron oxide (rust) found on its surface. The surface of Mars is mainly composed of tholeiitic basalt. It’s orbital period is equivalent to 687 Earth days with a Mars day lasting 24 hours and 39 minutes. How long does it take to get there? There … [Read more...] about How far away is Mars, why is the planet red and how long does it take to get there?
A WOMAN is contemplating on leaving her husband after he told her he wanted to give the baby the same name as his ex-girlfriend’s. By Christine Younan/Published 7th January 2019 PREGGERS: The woman revealed that her husband is thinking of naming the baby after his ex (Pic: GETTY STOCK IMAGE) Choosing baby names can be a magical task for parents, but for one woman it’s not as cheerful as she’d hoped.Posting on Reddit, the 23-year-old explained how she’s expecting a baby girl with her husband, 24.But after discovering her other half wants to name the tot after his ex, the pregnant woman is now begging the internet for advice.She captioned her post “divorce on table because husband and I can’t agree on baby’s name”. Related Articles Unusual baby names to become popular next year REVEALED Woman debates inviting brother for Xmas because of bad smell – is she being unreasonable? Woman SLAMS bridesmaid for hiding pregnancy before … [Read more...] about Wife considers DIVORCING husband after he admits they should name new baby after ex
THERE was something about turning 40 that completely changed Jane Danson’s mindset. Which is precisely why tonight she’ll be sequinned to within an inch of her life, while sporting a pair of ice skates and trying to stay upright in front of several million viewers live on TV. Jacket, £65 from Topshop — buy now Trousers, £42 from Topshop — buy now Top, £13 from Primark Boots, £179 from Carvela at Kurt Geiger — buy now No biggie. “As the weeks have gone on, it’s kept cranking up a gear, getting more and more real, and like: ‘What the hell am I doing?’” she jokes. Tonight’s debut on Dancing On Ice is all down to that big birthday in November. Jane is no longer interested in playing it safe and taking the easy option. “It really did feel like a milestone,” she says. “At the risk of sounding cheesy, you know you’re always encouraging your kids to try new things, but … [Read more...] about Coronation Street star Jane Danson on Dancing On Ice, heartbreaking miscarriage and why her milestone 40th birthday was a turning point
Press play to listen to this article By JACK BLANCHARD Send tips here | Subscribe for free | Listen to Playbook and view in your browser Good Thursday morning. DRIVING THE DAY FIVE DAYS TO GO: Theresa May will continue her backbench charm offensive today as she tries to limit what looks an inevitable Commons defeat next week. The PM will hold further private meetings with groups of MPs in her Commons office through the day, as No. 10 battles to win wavering rebels around. But with five-and-a-half days to go until Tuesday night’s historic vote, there is zero sign of any significant movement among Tory or DUP MPs. If anything, attitudes seem to be hardening, with the number of Tory rebels still moving in the wrong direction. “The logic bullets are just bouncing off,” a No. 10 aide complains to the FT about conversations with MPs. The Times says Chief Whip Julian Smith — who met backbench Brexiteers last night — has told colleagues some MPs are “beyond … [Read more...] about POLITICO London Playbook: 5 days to go — What May does next — Meet the minister