"I wanted to be no one, to not be recognised": Allegra Versace on shunning the limelight after battle with anorexia


"I wanted to be no one, to not be recognised": Allegra Versace on shunning the limelight after battle with anorexia

“I wanted to be no one, to not be recognised”: Allegra Versace on shunning the limelight after battle with anorexia

2:30 AM on 7th June 2011

Allegra Beck Versace

Period of absence: Since battling anorexia, Allegra Versace, 25, has shunned the limelight

Allegra, pictured with her mother, Donatella, in 2004, had long struggled with anorexia. It was finally made public by her parents in 2007

Troubled: Allegra, pictured with her mother, Donatella, in 2004, had long struggled with the eating disorder. It was finally made public by her parents in 2007

Gianni and Allegra Versace

Living in the dark: In March 2007 with her uncle Gianni, who was shot dead in 1997. For years, she says, she recalled little of her life before that “terrible day”