In the new flick, Patrizia Reggiani, played by Lady Gaga and convicted of murder, is said to come off too well and the rest of the family too badly.
In the new film by star director Ridley Scott “House of Gucci”, the family history of the fashion dynasty of the same name is rolled out.
The main role is played by Lady Gaga.
She portrays Patrizia Reggiani, who is said to have commissioned the murder of her then husband Maurizio Gucci in the 1990s.
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The Gucci family threatens the filmmakers of “House of Gucci” with a lawsuit.
In the new film “House of Gucci” the circumstances of the murder of the heir Maurizio are said to be Gucci may have been twisted.
His wife at the time, who was found guilty of murder, should be portrayed too positively.
The Gucci family has threatened legal action against the film “House of Gucci” by British director Ridley Scott. “The Gucci family reserves the right to take any initiative to protect their name and image as well as that of their loved ones,” quoted the Italian news agency Ansa on Monday from a letter from the heirs of the founder of the famous Italian fashion house.
Fashion company is no longer owned by the Gucci family
The film “House of Gucci” is about the murder of the fashion heir Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver) in the 1990s. A court found his ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani – played by Lady Gaga in the film – guilty of having commissioned the murder.
According to the letter, the family is particularly bothered by the fact that Reggiani despite her conviction “As a victim” is portrayed. In addition, the members of the Gucci family would be portrayed as “rioters, ignorant and insensitive to the world around them”.
The Gucci family has had nothing to do with the luxury fashion house since the 1990s. This is now owned by the French group Kering.
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