Man Ordered To Pay $5K For Taking Woman’s Virginity

A Chinese woman’s virginity is worth $5,000, at least in this instance. A woman referred to only by her surname Chen was awarded that amount yesterday by a Chinese court after she sued a man she was dating (and later learned was married) for “violating her right to virginity.” She alleged that he pretended to be single, vowed to marry her, and bedded her, according to Shanghai media via AFP; one outlet goes so far as to specify that they consummated the relationship while on a trip to Singapore late last year.  The South China Morning Post reports “Li” ended things soon after the trip. Looking to talk to him, Chen went to his home in February and discovered his wife. The suit followed. Read more on Newser…