Former glamor mannequin Katie Value shared essentially the most devastating incident of her life when she was raped at gunpoint whereas filming in South Africa in 2018.
Value, 44, says she ‘knocked herself out and had black eyes’ in failed suicide try as she struggled along with her psychological well being following the assault.
The mannequin was along with her kids and a movie crew after they have been ambushed by the assaulters as they drove from Johannesburg to Swaziland in two folks carriers whereas filming her ITV actuality sequence My Loopy Life.
Talking concerning the incident, the mother-of-five advised MailOnline: “The expertise once I was filming with ITV in South Africa we had no safety, if we had safety they might have helped when the six guys jumped out, held me at gunpoint and raped me.”
Value first spoke concerning the assault on Channel 4’s SAS: Superstar Who Dares Wins in 2020, throughout which she stated: “Police stated it was a miracle they did not kill us.”
In her new documentary, which airs on Thursday, the TV character has mirrored on her struggles with psychological well being, the conditions that led to her downward spiral and the implications of her actions.
“After years of neglect, I suffered a psychological breakdown in 2018. I used to be recognized with post-traumatic stress dysfunction,” she advised the programme.
“I hit extreme melancholy a few years in the past, melancholy on prime of PTSD, I used to be suicidal, did not wish to be right here. I attempted to kill myself.
“I knocked myself out and had black eyes. I had bruises round my neck. I wakened. I did not wish to be right here.”