E!'S GIULIANA RANCIC INTERVIEWS CLEVELAND KIDNAPPING SURVIVOR IN "BEYOND CANDID WITH GIULIANA: MICHELLE KNIGHT" THURSDAY, APRIL 23RD AT 8:00PM
E!'S GIULIANA RANCIC INTERVIEWS CLEVELAND KIDNAPPING SURVIVOR MICHELLE KNIGHT IN COMPELLING NEW SPECIAL "BEYOND CANDID WITH GIULIANA: MICHELLE KNIGHT" PREMIERING THURSDAY, APRIL 23RD AT 8:00PM ET/PT
THE FORMER VICTIM OPENS UP ABOUT THE HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE AND HER LIFE NOW IN NEW TELL-ALL INTERVIEW SPECIAL
Los Angeles, CA - April 21, 2015 - In the latest installment of "Beyond Candid," E!'s Giuliana Rancic sits down with Michelle Knight who made international headlines when she escaped more than a decade of captivity and unimaginable torture at the hands of her sadistic kidnapper, Ariel Castro. In the in-depth interview, the courageous survivor discusses her heartbreaking past, her present and her plans for building a future.
Speaking candidly with Giuliana, Michelle talks about her abduction and how she was lured into Castro's home, as well as the eleven years of unspeakable torture she endured within those confines. Michelle opens up about how she survived being starved, beaten, and brutally raped at the hand of Castro. She discusses why she considers herself "the forgotten one" amongst her fellow captives, Amanda Berry and Gina Dejesus, and how the three women finally escaped. Michelle also reveals whether she has forgiven her captor and the possibility of reuniting with her son.
"Beyond Candid with Giuliana: Michelle Knight" premieres this Thursday, April 23rd at 8:00pm ET/PT only on E!
Select Michelle Knight quotes from the special include:
"And he says, 'We can't have a child here, it has to go. Either you can take care of it yourself or I'll do it for you.'"
- On Ariel Castro forcing her to have an abortion
"It's a little different 'cause now everybody knows who I am and they understand me now, so I turned from the forgotten one to the one that people are gonna remember."
- On why she considers herself "the forgotten one" and how her life has since changed
"The next thing you know, I just ran out the freakin' door. I seen a badge and I'm done."
- On finally realizing she was free