One of the three Cleveland women held captive by
In an interview with the Associated Press published Sunday,
Michelle Knight has been living under the name Lily Rose Lee since at least May, when she gave high-profile interviews to the "Today" show and People magazine.
Knight was 21 when she vanished in August 2002, after Castro lured her into his home. It became her dungeon until she was rescued May 6, 2013.
Knight was starved, beaten, raped and impregnated five times by Castro, who had also captured
The young women's shocking rescue — and horrifying ordeals — turned them into unwilling global celebrities.
Knight wrote a bestselling memoir and received a $400,000 check from "
"You have to be careful every day because of the book and the money and the 'it' factor of who you are," Knight told the Associated Press. "They're not coming at me to be my friend. They want what I have."
Knight said she wanted to become a chef someday and maybe record music.