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Still learning to live with her rebuilt features and exhausted by more than 30 operations, she has agreed to waive her anonymity and speak in public.
Nor did she tell the truth to the doctors at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, where her head wound was glued.‘I hated myself and what had happened to me,’ she says.I thought I was on fire as the acid ate at my skin.‘In one of Danny’s calls he’d told me he’d got a present for me that would change my life for ever.I knew instantly that he was behind it.’Afterwards, able to communicate only in writing, she gave her parents a note that said: ‘Kill me.’ Yet today, Katie is no longer in despair.Lynch raped her in the hotel room before holding her captive for eight hellish hours.He smashed her head, beat her, threatened to slash her face with a razor and said he would hang her with a belt. Even now, the details of the rape are hard for Katie to recount.She modelled for catalogues and magazines, presented television programmes and had dreamed of a full-time career in the media.
But on March 31, 2008, the old Katie Piper disappeared for ever.
Lynch was full of apologies, she says, and the following Monday morning begged her to read an email he had written.
So, with her own internet line down, she agreed to leave her flat and walk to an internet cafe.
"This is something I've wanted to do forever," Munn said of her new role Thursday at the Television Critics Association's winter previews.
"You want to see if you can make some other dreams come true. It's because of the support, I had this opportunity." Munn says she still communicates with her devoted fanbase via Twitter and her website.
But the facts of the case – the rape, the vengeful boyfriend Daniel Lynch, the cup of industrial-strength sulphuric acid – are all too familiar, a cause of anger and revulsion when they were revealed in court earlier this year.