Saturday, April 1

“House of Gucci”: the dark story of Patrizia Reggiani, the “black widow of fashion” who plays Lady Gaga in the film

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Lady Gaga (left) plays Patrizia Reggiani (right) in

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Lady Gaga (izda) encarna to Patrizia Reggiani (dcha) en “House of Gucci” (“The Gucci house”).

“It is better to cry in a Rolls-Royce than to be happy on a bicycle.”

Patrizia Reggiani he uttered his most famous phrase in a television interview when he was part of the highest of the Italian elite. It is perhaps the one that best defines the obsession with luxury and glamour that has accompanied her for most of her life.

Years later, what is known as the “black widow of fashion” would become one of the most hated women in Italy, after a media trial in which she was sentenced to almost 30 years in prison for orchestrate the murder of her ex-husband at the hands of a hit man in 1995.

Her ex-husband was none other than Maurizio Gucci, heir to the Gucci fashion empire, founded by his grandfather, the prestigious designer Guccio Gucci, in 1906.

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