Angry wife ripped off her husband’s testicles after he forgot to give her flowers on International Women's Day... and then refused to help her with housework. Ionel Popa, 39, had to be rushed to hospital with his scrotum torn open after the incident.
And the wife, from the village in Romania's north eastern Vaslui County, is not remorseful. According to local reports she said that she did not know her own strength, but insisted that he deserved what had happened.
A paramedic at the scene said: "The man had a severe open wound on his scrotum. "He told us his wife had attacked him because he did not give her flowers for International Woman's Day." He had to undergo emergency surgery to repair the damage.
His wife, Marinela Benea, said: "Ionel had been given a bottle of wine for a day’s work instead of getting paid, and had arrived home drunk. "When he gets drunk, he changes. "All night he made me keep the fire on because he was cold and I did it to avoid having an argument.
"In the morning I opened the curtains and told him to go out and do some work, or at least to help with the household chores but he shouted that I’m not entitled to give him orders. "I told him he was not any kind of man and I grabbed his balls. It was not my fault that he pulled away, and that’s when it happened.
"I thought maybe that some ice would solve the problem, but he insisted on calling an ambulance. "He was pretty annoyed." Reports has it that the couple have been together for 15 years.
They have a 15-year-old son together. The husband remains in hospital in a stable condition.