Dr Greg Fellows, a specialist registrar at Kings College Hospital, said Mr Carpenter was later transferred to the high dependency unit.The next day he began having difficulty breathing and it was felt he was not suitable for surgery.Scavullo's subjects included Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, Andy Warhol, Janis Joplin, Gore Vidal, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Diana Ross, Kim Basinger, Calvin Klein, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Debbie Harry, Madonna and Brad Pitt. Her dark melancholic Italian beauty stood in contrast to the typical blonde hair-blue eyed model then the normative. She would say things like: "I'm not impressed by somebody who's got a Lear jet and who's going to take me to Florida every weekend.Her career soared like a star shooting in the night sky. I just want a body, like a nice hot body and some big lips.He was also a presenter on Sportsnight and Grandstand and had the privilege of awarding Muhammad Ali with the BBC's Sports Personality of the Century in 1999.In an exert from Airmail: Women Of Letters published in this weekend's Sunday Life magazine, the Strictly Ballroom star, 50, reveals how she continued to breastfeed her daughter Bridget, now 12, beyond the baby years.'The joy, the ecstasy of that incredible time, those three and a half years of breastfeeding, the meeting of her every need almost before she even knew she had a need,' she says of the precious memory.'He said he felt unwell and he decided to go to bed for a bit.' About half an hour later she said she heard him get up and start walking down the stairs. I went to him immediately and realised he had fallen.
She said: 'On March 17 Mr Carpenter returned home after a visit to the hospital for a check up.
'When he returned home he felt quite seriously unwell and he decided to go to bed. He was heard to fall down the stairs where he sustained a catastrophic head injury.
'What we have is a non-fatal heart attack but it was the result of the fall down the stairs that resulted in Mr Carpenter's death.' Mr Carpenter was the BBC's voice-of-boxing for almost half a century after joining the broadcaster in 1949.
For the life of Gia tells a story of modelling which is not one of fame, fortune and a glamorous land where the sun always shines and the party never stops, where dreams perforce come true and everyone is officially beautiful.
Gia, in the days before the term supermodel had been coined, appeared on the cover of Cosmo and Vogue in America, Britain, France and Italy.