KATIE Piper has opened up about her ongoing recovery following her harrowing 2008 acid attack which left her with burns across her face. The 34-year-old model and philanthropist had her world changed forever when her spiteful boyfriend and an accomplice attacked her a decade ago. Now appearing on Strictly Come Dancing, Katie says she is continuing to fight the after effects of the attack. “I live with anxiety and I still get depressed, because you don’t go through life-changing things and just get better and it’s over. You learn to live with it,” she told the Daily Star. “When you have another child, you have no downtime. I did feel depressed and low. But your body is going through changes, physically and hormonally, so I just tried to check in on myself to make sure it wasn’t spiralling,” she said. Katie – who has two children with her husband of three years, carpenter Richard Sutton – says a healthy diet helps her fight anxiety … [Read more...] about Katie Piper reveals she still suffers from depression from acid attack
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KATIE Piper is married to carpenter Richard James Sutton. But, what do we know about him, and what does Richard do for a living? Let's get the lowdown... Who is Richard James Sutton? Richard James Sutton is a carpenter and builder, The pair had been a couple since 2013. They began dating after being set up by a mutual friend. Richard proposed to Katie back in December 2014 and the pair married the following November. The pair is currently raising two children together. Talking about the moment Richard proposed, Katie has said: "It was quite a surprise actually, we got engaged a couple of weeks before Christmas so it was a really nice end to a year in my life I never thought I’d be lucky enough to experience so yes, I feel really privileged and lucky." Speaking of their early days as a couple, Katie has said: "James was chatty, witty and looked me squarely in the eye. He never once mentioned my burns, and because he didn’t, I didn’t either. "He didn’t even … [Read more...] about Who is Richard James Sutton? Katie Piper’s husband, carpenter and father of two
Life by Press Association August 13, 2018, 9:42 am Updated: August 13, 2018, 9:46 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Presenter and campaigner Katie Piper has said she is “really proud” to be taking part in this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing, 10 years after being the victim of an acid attack. In March 2008, Piper, now 34, was injured in an assault that was arranged by her former partner. She was left partially blind, with severe scarring to her face, chest, neck, arm and hands, after sulphuric acid was thrown in her face. Now a TV presenter, author and campaigner, who supports acid attack survivors through her charity the Katie Piper Foundation, she has undergone more than 250 operations over the past decade. Speaking on BBC Breakfast, where she was unveiled as the first star name to appear in the 16th series of the dancing competition, Piper said: “I think it gives a wider message that my past … [Read more...] about Presenter Katie Piper ‘really proud’ to be taking part in Strictly after acid attack
SHE is the inspirational survivor of a brutal acid attack which left her scarred and blind in one eye. Katie Piper gave birth at the end of 2017 and is preparing to tour the country in a new stage show, as well as recently thanking the NHS on its 70th anniversary - here's all you need to know about her tale of overcoming adversity... Who is Katie Piper? Katie was born in October 1983 to parents David and Diane and lived in Andover, Hampshire, where she trained as a beautician after leaving school. Shortly afterwards, she began modelling, taking part in various shoots for national newspapers and was runner-up of the 2006 Miss Winchester beauty pageant. Eventually, she moved to London and also got work as a presenter on several digital TV programmes. However, in March 2008, she fell victim to an acid attack, with the sulphuric acid leaving her face severely burned. But she hasn't let the attack define her, and has since gone on to become a published author and a TV presenter. … [Read more...] about What happened to Katie Piper, what’s her daughter’s name and how did she survive her acid attack?
ACID attack victim Katie Piper has paid tribute to the heroic staff who treated her in the aftermath of the horrific incident to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS. In 2009 Stefan Sylvestre was jailed indefinitely after he threw sulphuric acid at the TV presenter, leaving her blind in one eye. To mark the anniversary of the NHS - formed 70 years ago today - events are being held across the UK to celebrate seven decades of free healthcare for all. And Katie joined in on Twitter, telling her followers: "Happy Birthday to The NHS! "Thank u 2 every single person from Porter to Consultant who work tirelessly in the NHS. You’ve been a huge part of my life. "Thank you for this great service, love and care - let’s respect it, appreciate and protect it." She underwent 40 operations to treat her burns following the March 2008 attack and at one point was forced to wear a plastic face mask for up to 23 hours a day. Jealous ex-boyfriend Daniel Lynch, who organised the attack, … [Read more...] about Acid attack victim Katie Piper’s celebrates NHS’s 70th anniversary with heartfelt message and harrowing pics thanking hero staff who saved her