Gucci Family Slams ‘House of Gucci’ and Al Pacino, Jared Leto Casting: ‘Shameful’ and Offensive

Gucci Family Slams ‘House of Gucci’ and Al Pacino, Jared Leto Casting: ‘Shameful’ and Offensive
Patrizia Gucci, the great-grandchild of Guccio Gucci, has released a statement to The Associated Press on behalf of the Gucci family speaking out against Ridley Scott’s upcoming drama film “House of Gucci.” The film stars Lady Gaga and Adam Driver as Patrizia Reggiani and Maurizio Gucci, the former of whom served 16 years in prison for contracting the murder of the latter.

“We are truly disappointed. I speak on behalf of the family,” Patrizia Gucci told AP. “They are stealing the identity of a family to make a profit, to increase the income of the Hollywood system….Our family has an identity, privacy. We can talk about everything. but there is a borderline that cannot be crossed.”

According to Patrizia, she did not hear back from Ridley Scott’s wife, Giannina Facio, when she reached out to get a better understanding of the filmmaker’s intentions. Patrizia said Facio met
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