January27 , 2022

Depicted As “Hooligans”: Gucci Heirs Threaten Lawsuit Over Film



The Ridley Scott film has already been selecting up an Oscar buzz.


The heirs of Italian trend home Gucci on Monday threatened to take authorized motion over Ridley Scott’s new movie “House of Gucci” for depicting family members as “hooligans”.

The film, which is already selecting up an Oscar buzz, stars Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiani, who was convicted of getting trend inheritor Maurizio Gucci (performed by Adam Driver) assassinated within the Nineteen Nineties.

“The Gucci family reserve the right to take every initiative to protect their name and image, and those of their loved ones,” stated a letter signed by founder Aldo Gucci’s heirs, printed by Italy’s ANSA information company.

The movie is directed by British director Ridley Scott, who has created a number of the most iconic films of the previous 40 years, together with “Blade Runner”, “Alien”, “Gladiator” and “Thelma and Louise”.

The letter stated the household was notably offended by the depiction of Reggiani, “a woman definitively convicted of ordering the murder of Maurizio Gucci… as a victim”.

And it complained that Aldo Gucci and family members have been portrayed as “hooligans, ignorant and insensitive to the world around them”.

The Gucci household has not been concerned with the style home because the Nineteen Nineties. The luxurious model is presently owned by the French group Kering.

The movie premiered in Britain earlier in November, and will likely be launched in Italy on December 16.

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