In the documentary, named Schumacher, Corinna bravely explains how difficult life has been for Michael since his devastating ski accident in 2013. In a tearful interview, she pledges to do whatever she can to “l ‘improve and make sure he is comfortable’. . Michael’s life was turned upside down when he hit his head against a rock during a ski trip in France. Despite wearing a helmet, he was rushed to hospital and remained in a medically induced coma for six months. Her family have kept her health and personal life private until now.
Corinna Schumacher has been with her husband since his life-changing accident which left him with a serious brain injury.
Corinna, who is an animal rights activist, married the Formula 1 driver, who is also 52, in 1995.
She and Michael have two children, their son Mick, 22, and their daughter Gina-Maria, 24.
They now live together in Switzerland and help take care of Michael.
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Speaking in the Netflix documentary about her family life, Corinna told viewers, “We’re together. We live together at home. We do therapy.
“We’re doing everything we can to improve Michael and make sure he’s comfortable.
“And just to make her feel our family, our bond. And whatever it is, I’ll do whatever I can. We all will.”
“We try to continue as a family as Michael loved and still does. “And we go on with our life. “
A tearful Corinna explained, “Michael always protected us, and now we protect Michael.”
In the documentary, Corinna recalls the day of Michael’s accident, noting that he said the snow was “not optimal” and even suggested heading to Dubai to skydive instead.
Michael’s former boss Jean Todt added of the crash: “Fate had been good for Michael, but he was the victim of misfortune.
“The life of the family has changed from minute to minute. A father, such a strong leader with a great personality who was falling apart from minute to minute.
Doctors have told Michael’s family that if he hadn’t worn a helmet at the time of his skiing accident, he would have died.
The Formula 1 star had to be airlifted to hospital and after two operations he was put into a induced coma.
Once out of the coma, he underwent rehabilitation in Switzerland before being finally released and brought home to receive medical treatment and private rehabilitation.
Schumacher is released on Netflix on September 15.