They are gregarious and keep close to their family. She established herself as a rising figure in the fashion industry by posing for magazines including Vogue and designers such as Vera Wang and Nina Ricci."She was a good person", he added to The New York Post.However, Korshunova appeared brokenhearted and angry in some of her postings on a social networking site. Experts did not find traces of someone else's skin underneath her nails.Her mother stated to Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda that the Russian capital was one of her daughter's favorite cities, and that "[She] would want her beloved Moscow to be her last resting place." British TV producer and filmmaker Peter Pomerantsev has theorised that Korshunova's suicide was related to her involvement with Rose of the World, a controversial Moscow-based organisation which describes itself as "training for personality development".While researching for a documentary into Korshunova's death, Pomerantsev learned that the model spent three months attending training session at Rose of the World.
She rose to fame in the early 2000s after being photographed for an article in All Asia magazine about a German language organization in her hometown.A Models 1 scout who saw the image contacted the fifteen-year-old Korshunova and signed her to the modeling agency's roster.She spoke several languages, including Kazakh, Russian, German, and English.Friends of the two women reported changes in behaviour after several months at the Rose.Korshunova became aggressive, while Drozdova experienced violent mood swings and grew reclusive; both lost weight.These sessions—which encourage participants to share their worst experiences and recall repressed memories—are modelled after Lifespring, whose controversial methods were the subject of multiple lawsuits for mental damages in the US during the 1980s.Korshunova attended training sessions with a friend, Ukrainian model Anastasia Drozdova, who committed suicide under similar circumstances in 2009.Korshunova planned to celebrate her 21st birthday on Wednesday in Pennsylvania.Korshunova's former boyfriend, Artem Perchenok, stated that he dropped Korshunova off at her apartment several hours before her death after they watched the Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore film Ghost together.She was on the road, small and pitiful, in a puddle of blood, surrounded by a crowd. I even offered to find her a wig, but her relatives refused.The ends were uneven, as if someone had cut it with scissors." According to the testimony of many witnesses, no strangers or suspicious people were noticed on the day of Korshunova's death in her building on Water Street.