The chimpanzee, which reportedly was on Xanax, ripped off Nash's hands, nose, lips and eyelids in a horrific 12-minute attack. Charla Nash, the Connecticut woman mauled by a 200 pound chimpanzee in February, appeared on "Oprah" Wednesday to reveal her face and share heartbreaking details on her life since the attack. SEE THE PHOTOS BELOW Travis was a male common chimpanzee who attacked and nearly killed a woman in North Stamford, Connecticut. Travis' owner, Sandy Herold, used a butcher's knife to stab the 14-year-old chimp, who was suffering from Lyme disease and had consumed the drug Xanax,  in a desperate bid to save her friend. Answer Save. When Charla lost her job, it was Sandy who provided her with employment and a place to live. Poll shows only 55% of Americans are willing to take vaccine and a third of women say they will REFUSE the shot, Connecticut becomes America's COVID hotspot with highest number of cases per capita - as hospitalizations rise in 31 states with a record 102,148 patients in beds, New Jersey Gov. So it doesn't matter what they say.'. Charla Nash, whose face was destroyed by her boss' pet chimpanzee in February, revealed the extent of her injuries for the first time during an interview that aired Wednesday on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Favorite Answer. By Paul Thompson for MailOnline Updated: 08:22 EST, 12 November 2009, Charla Nash as she was before the chimp attack. The attack happened in mid-February and has severely affected Charla Nash as now she is without her hands, nose, lips and sight. Things happen.". Check out the hottest fashion, photos, movies and TV shows! A guard has been posted outside her hospital room for the last eight months and mobile phones and cameras banned. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Yes and it was horrible. Phil Murphy slams residents because a 'whopping 74% of people refuse to cooperate with COVID-19 contact tracers', World famous Nevada hospital is forced to treat COVID patients in its underground parking lot as admissions surge 230%, How Fang Fang the Chinese spy slept with two US mayors and targeted lawmakers - including one of the youngest members of the House - before slipping out of U.S. when FBI came knocking, Apple unveils long-awaited AirPods Max over-ear headphones with an eye-watering price tag of $549, Mankind has made contact with an alien 'Galactic Federation' but it has been kept secret because 'humanity isn't ready', former head of Israel's space security program claims, 'She's got some of us quaking in our boots.' Speaking to Winfrey, Nash said: 'I do remember I kept saying that, "Well, one of these days I'm going to see." But Nash is not a candidate for a hand transplant because she has lost her eyesight. A woman who suffered horrific injuries after being mauled by a crazed chimpanzee has spoken for the first time about her ordeal. The chimpanzee named Travis ripped off Nash’s eyes, lips, nose, various parts of her scalp and parts of her jawbone. "Sometimes it's hard to get out of bed in the morning, but if I don't feel good I still push myself to walk during the day.". She said she looked forward to the teenager's visits. Charla Nash, who had most of her face torn off during the frenzied attack, has also allowed herself to be photographed for the first time since the attack eight months ago. "I don't remember anything," Nash said, speaking on what was her 56th birthday, of the attack that left her severely disfigured. Charla Nash was attacked by her friends pet chimp Travis in 2009 Credit: WENN ', 'He ripped her apart! "I told the doctor that I don't want to remember because I can't imagine what it was like. Our thoughts go out to Charla Nash and her family. Nash said when she woke up in hospital after the attack she couldn't understand what had happened to her. 'When Charla lost her job, it was Sandy who provided her with employment and a place to live. Nash is considering undergoing a full face transplant as she comes to terms with the life changing attack. Paramedics at the scene said it looked as if Nash's hands had been through a meat grinder as they picked up her chewed-off fingers from the floor. And when she gets out of the hospital (she's currently living at the Cleveland Clinic), she's going to try to live her life as independently as possible, though she admits she has no interest in being alone. 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Nash, who has a daughter, Briana, 17,  has no eyes, mouth, eyelids and nose. Nash has been hospitalized since. The rampage was only ended at the Stamford, Connecticut, home when police shot the animal dead. Chimp attack victim hospitalized in Boston after her body rejects face transplant nearly five years later. After some time she allowed Oprah to remove the veil, so that the world could see her face, which had literally, been eaten away by a pet 200-pound chimpanzee attack. Police shot and killed the animal. The chimpanzee ripped off Nash’s hands, nose, lips and eyelids. On emergency calls of the incident Herold could be heard screaming: 'The chimp killed my friend'. Travis, pictured in his playroom in 2003, was Sandra Herold's beloved pet. Herold's attorney could not be reached on his cell phone Wednesday night. But she realised the full extent of her injuries when a doctor told her she had lost both her eyes. Sandy has always tried to help Charla and wished her the best. The chimpanzee ripped off Nash's hands, nose, lips and eyelids. Sandy hopes and prays for a full and speedy recovery.'. By & by Natalie Finn ... responded to Herold's chilling call to 911 to report that her chimp had "ripped [Nash's] face off." "And there's things that happen in life that you can't change it, you know. "I'm the same person I've always been. Chimpanzee Rips Womans Face Off On Oprah? Please be advised that it contains graphic and disturbing images.). I don't want to wake up with nightmares. Charla Nash reveals her face publicly after being mauled by a pet chimp. A Connecticut woman who was attacked by a 200-pound chimpanzee revealed her heavily disfigured face on television Wednesday, saying she is blind and has to eat through a straw, but isn't angry. 'But the eye doctor came in a couple weeks ago and said that it's a shame they had to remove my eyes, and that's when I really knew.'. 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May 26, 2010 — -- Charla Nash, the woman whose face was mauled off by the chimp owned by Sandra Herold, is in "disbelief" that Herold has died. Entertainment Television, LLC A Division of NBCUniversal. Dubai Prince climbs world's tallest building, James Cleverly evades questions on vaccine ID being 'Covid passport', Mother and daughter tigers battle it out for dominance, Underground festival in Mexico hosts thousands of people, Sex attacker casually jogs up behind victim before launching assault. ... spend the rest of her life and is practising facial exercises in the hopes she can one day smile again with her new face. Sandy has always tried to help Charla and wishes her the best. ", (Video from the interview is after the jump. A woman who suffered horrific injuries after being mauled by a crazed chimpanzee has spoken for the first time about her ordeal. Against all odds, Charla survived the brutal attack though the chimp broke most of the bones in her face and ripped off her nose, lips, eyes and hands. 'I'm hoping somewhere along the line I'll be evaluated and that maybe when I get a face transplant,' she said. Speaking for the first time about the attack by a friend's 200lb chimp, Nash said: 'I don't want to remember, because I couldn't imagine what it was like. Horrific injuries: Charla Nash hid her face under a veil after the attack, in which the chimp ripped off her nose, eyelids and lips Near death: Ms Nash before the attack three years ago. 'I'm the one who has to like this,' she said. 4 Answers. Nash said she wore a veil to hide her hideously disfigured face so as not to scare people. Sometimes other people might insult you, so I figure maybe it's easier if I just walk around covered up.'. Play it now. Nash said her biggest regret has not being able to spend more time with her daughter Briana. Shoot him, shoot him!'. In the meantime, Nash added, she can't sit around feeling sorry for herself. It's a tragedy. And then the doctors said, "No, you're never going to see again," and I'm like: "Well, I don't know. Relevance. Charla's face and hands were ripped off by teenage chimp, Travis in an attack which many still struggle to comprehend. They don't know what they're talking about". Victim of Horrifying Chimp Attack Shows Face for the First Time on Oprah. If I do start remembering, getting flashbacks, they have medicine to help me with that...I want to get healthy. Victim of Horrifying Chimp Attack Shows Face for the ... get for Oprah Winfrey. The woman who lost her face when she was mauled by a chimpanzee has bravely revealed her horrific injuries. Your source for entertainment news, celebrities, celeb news, and ​celebrity gossip. Nash said she looked forward to the teenager 's visits n't know what say. Woman 's face and hands were ripped off Nash ’ s hands nose. 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