Former model and TV presenter Katie Piper (born 12th October 1983) was customary in the last three years of media and television. All because of a past tragedy, but she has managed to overcome in an incredible manner. Now, she is barely recognizable.
Katie Piper’s story changed the day that a former boyfriend decided to have revenge. He kidnapped her, raped her and sequestered her. As if this were not enough, Danny Lynch, paid someone to pour the sulphuric acid on her face.
Katie Piper – My Beautiful Face is a documentary of an aspiring TV model and show presenter who had been raped by a guy she first met on Facebook after which had tossed acid on her face explained her pain as being “worse than death”. The man was sentenced to life imprisonment. Even though Piper had all the reason to stay unknown a result of the sexual attack, she made a decision to renounce her privacy, in an effort to raise public awareness on the issue for other burn victims, as well as the medication they all undergo. Piper also participate on this documentary to tell her painful experience that was broadcast by Channel 4 on Oct of 2009 and as reported by Attentional, it received more than 3.3 million audiences.
“The moment I was thrown acid on my face, I felt my skin just melted. I felt an indescribable pain in the face, neck and chest. At one point I thought I died. I looked in the mirror and I did not know where I was before. I was horrified by what I saw in the picture on the wall “, told by Katie.
She was 24 then, working as a model and television, but after being attacked suffered third degree burns, her eyes were completely destroyed and lost half of my left ear and most of the nose.
Medical team was faced with extremely difficult circumstances, to have terrible burns in several areas. She had burnt tongue, esophagus, arms, hands, neck and decollete area.
Katie has made huge progress since then and has every reason to be proud of it. “I signed a two-year contract with television station Channel Four and think to launch a line of cosmetics to camouflage problem areas,” she told dailymail.co.uk.
To what obtained so far, Katie is modest. “It’s not just my credit, I had a great team around me, we have wonderful staff and many volunteers who give their time freely to help the foundation. I am very lucky because I along with friends and a wonderful family,” she said.
After more than 40 plastic surgeries, Katie regained another face. A pretty face, but quite different from the one she had before the terrible attack.
Katie Piper had longed to have a good full-time profession in the media, however in March 2008 she became a victim of a sudden acid assault, by which sulfuric acid had been thrown on her beautiful face. The assault, in which left Katie terribly disfigured and blinded on one eye, was organized by Katie’s former boyfriend Daniel Lynch, and done by Stefan Sylvestre, the accomplice. David and Stefan were charged and both imprisoned for their criminal acts.
With a smile, good makeup and a perfect outfit, Katie is a very pleasant appearance. Her incredible will and mental strength to overcome such a terrible experience is an example. Now regained its beauty, the star says the ordeal he went through totally changed personality and superficial perception of beauty that was years ago.
“Beauty means to me to be the person with the coolest way, the nicest person in the room where I was. I think this is beautiful. But I realized that we do not herein lies the beauty. That was just a false and superficial perspective, “says Katie.
The assault happened in North London, and Katie was medicated on Chelsea and Westminster Medical center, in which the surgeons taken off all the skin right from her face prior to reconstructing it using a skin alternative after which a skin graft. Katie Piper was a true inspiration for everybody, her bravery is to be admired.
Katie Piper – My Beautiful Face,