One of the biggest mistakes Han Mou ever made was to ask his wife, named Zhang, for a divorce. After this act Zhang became suspicious, thinking he wanted to separate because of another woman. So she slipped him some sleeping pills, cut off his genitals and flushed them down the toilet.
Zhang was arrested but later let out on bail. While recovering in hospital Han Mou said that he still loved his wife but that he still wanted a divorce because she was too jealous.
After the incident, while awaiting Zhang’s trial, the pair still lived together with their children. But, fearing that his wife might go to prison, Han Mou went out to look for a new partner, someone to be a mother to his children if their biological mother