Ridley Scott responds to Gucci family’s criticism of ‘House Of Gucci’

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He had earlier said that the film is “stealing the identity of a family to make a profit”.

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Ridley Scott has dismissed criticism for his upcoming film. house of gucciMade by the real Gucci family.

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Directed by Scott, the film follows the real-life murder of former fashion house head Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver), who was shot and killed in 1995. His ex-wife, Patrizia Regiani (Lady Gaga), was convicted of arranging for him. Murder in 1998 and has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Earlier this year, Patrizia Gucci, who is Gucci’s great-granddaughter, said she was concerned that the film “goes beyond a story grabbing a true-crime story and delving into the personal lives of Guccio Gucci’s heirs.” enters”.


talking to AP (Via Diversity), Gucci said: “We are really disappointed. I speak on behalf of the family. They are stealing a family’s identity to make a profit, to increase the income of the Hollywood system.

Ridley Scott Credit: Dominic Charrio / Getty Images for Disney

“One of the hallmarks of our family is privacy. We can talk about everything. But there is a boundary line that cannot be crossed.”

to speak on BBC Radio 4’s Today On the show’s Monday (22 November), director Scott dismissed the criticism.

“I don’t engage with it,” Scott said. “You have to remember that one Gucci was murdered and the other went to jail for tax evasion, so you can’t talk to me about making a profit.

“As soon as you do that you become part of the public domain.”


Reggiano, played by Lady Gaga, has also criticized the production for not consulting her on the project.

“It has nothing to do with money because I won’t take a cent from the film,” Reggiani told Italy’s national news agency (via). Wire) “It’s about common sense and respect.”

Gaga recently discussed how being in character affected her mental well-being, causing her to vomit.

house of gucci Will release in theaters on November 24.

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