Gucci Wars: How I Survived Murder and Intrigue at the Heart by Jenny Gucci

By Jenny Gucci

For a decade, Jenny Gucci lived a lifestyles that almost all ladies can in basic terms dream of. Married to Paolo Gucci, one of many wealthiest males on this planet, she stayed on the world's such a lot unique destinations and stored corporation with celebrities and royalty. yet such privilege got here at a value and the darker facet of Paolo's character started to take over. eager to become independent from from the effect of the relations, Jenny instigated a divorce from Paolo—a move that left her homeless, penniless, hungry, and dealing with weekly courtroom confrontations that may final for 10 years. She suffered threats and intimidation from him and feared for her security and for that in their daughter Gemma, who he additionally refused to help. Even a spell in penal complex for contempt of courtroom didn't movement him. Then in a last act of defiance that surprised the realm, he starved his racehorses in a ill try to plead poverty. Jenny has survived numerous struggles and unimaginable trauma—yet has come via all of them to turn into a higher, extra self reliant lady. This fascinating e-book offers an insider's view of what it used to be relatively wish to be on the middle of a strength so robust and, from time to time, so unscrupulous.

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Those were heady days of falling in love and getting to know each other better. He would try and spend every spare moment with me. Often, he’d come racing back to our apartment at lunchtime – it would take about half an hour each way. We wouldn’t always end up in bed – sometimes we’d just talk about what we had been doing and cuddle. During this period, he could never stay over a whole night. He wouldn’t do anything to jeopardise his divorce, as he desperately wanted a legal separation from Yvonne.

He hadn’t added much in the way of personal touches but it was still charming. The bedroom was huge and dominated by an iron-posted bed made up with crisp, fresh linen. After the chauffeur had left, my only company was Maria, the maid, who later would teach me not only how to make the best bolognese sauce in the world, but also Italian. I had to speak Italian to survive. Later, I would become friendly with a neighbour, a beautiful girl from San Francisco who was living with a Polish artist, and she also helped me with the language.

She was obviously good at her job, too. ’ Aldo was not a man to be thwarted. ‘Fine, yes of course, I’d be delighted,’ I beamed. The dinner was in a private dining room of the Hotel Villa Cora in Florence. There were about 20 of us around the table, including the American contingent. Once we were within chatting range, the formidable Aldo was clearly not someone who minced his words. ’ I nodded, fearing where this line of conversation might be leading. ’ Phew, but no sooner had I managed to steer him away from that thought, than he was on to the next.

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