Written by Nicola RuotoloAmy Woodyatt, NCS

The heirs of former Gucci trend home chairman Aldo Gucci have hit out at Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci” movie.
The trend biopic facilities on the story of Patrizia Reggiani, an Italian socialite performed by Lady Gaga, who after marrying into trend royalty was sentenced to 29 years in jail for plotting the homicide of husband and inheritor to the Gucci empire Maurizio Gucci, portrayed by Adam Driver.

The family took explicit challenge with the depiction of Reggiani, performed by Lady Gaga, as “a woman definitively convicted of ordering the murder of Maurizio Gucci… as a victim” in the movie itself and in statements by solid members, Italian media company ANSA reported.

Adam Driver stars as Maurizio Gucci in Ridley Scott's "House of Gucci."

Adam Driver stars as Maurizio Gucci in Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci.” Credit: Courtesy of Metro Goldwyn Mayer

The heirs criticize “the indulgent tones towards a woman who, definitively convicted of having been the instigator of the murder of Maurizio Gucci, is painted not only in the film, but also in the statements of the cast members, as a victim trying to survive in a male and male chauvinist corporate culture,” ANSA continued.

The letter went on to say that Gucci “was an inclusive company,” including that in the Eighties, when the movie is about, there have been a number of ladies who occupied high positions in the corporate.

“The Gucci family reserve the right to take every initiative (necessary) to protect their name and image and those of their loved ones,” a letter signed by Aldo Gucci’s heirs stated.

The assertion additionally alleged that in the movie members of the Gucci family have been falsely portrayed as “hooligans” who have been “ignorant and insensitive to the world that surrounded them,” ANSA added.

NCS has contacted Scott’s representatives for remark.

Al Pacino stars as Aldo Gucci.

Al Pacino stars as Aldo Gucci. Credit: Courtesy of Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Speaking to British Vogue for its December challenge, Gaga opened up about how she ready for the function of Reggiani.

“I lived as (Reggiani) for a year and a half,” she is quoted as saying. “And I spoke with an accent for nine months of that. Off camera, I never broke. I stayed with her. It was nearly impossible for me to speak in the accent as a blonde. I instantly had to dye my hair, and I started to live in a way whereby anything that I looked at, anything that I touched, I started to take notice of where and when I could see money.”



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