Corinna Schumacher confides in the state of health of her husband in the documentary “Schumacher”, broadcast on September 15 on Netflix.
Touching confidences. Long resistant to the idea of confiding in the life of her husband, Corinna Schumacher has agreed to engage in the documentary “Schumacher” available on Netflix on September 15. For nearly two hours, this film looks back on the entire professional career of the Formula 1 driver with exclusive images on his daily life and their meeting. He also devotes a small part to his terrible skiing accident in December 2013, where his head hit a rock on the descent of a red slope. If his vital prognosis was quickly engaged following a cerebral hemorrhage, Michael Schumacher now lives in Switzerland, surrounded by his family. Since 2013, he has not reappeared in public and rare information on his state of health has been revealed.
Eight years later, Corinna Schumacher finally breaks the silence and returns to this tragic incident. “Shortly before the accident in Méribel, he told me: ‘The snow is not ideal. We could go to Dubai to go skydiving ‘”, she says. The couple will go to the mountains, however, and it is not without emotion that his wife describes the accident as “bad luck”. She insists: “It could happen to anyone”.
“He protected us, we protect him”
In tears, she says that “life goes on” and that her family is moving forward “As Michael would have loved him and how he would still love her”. No images or additional details will be added. A choice made to respect the privacy of the athlete, now 52 years old. “It’s very important to me that he can continue to enjoy his privacy as much as possible. Michael has always protected us, and now we protect him ”.