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At the age of 95, Gina Lollobrigida surprised by running for an anti-system and communist party in Italy

Rome.- Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, 95 years old, has decided to try his luck in politics again and will present himself candidate for senate in the next General election to be held in your country September 25, The diva said that she launched herself in this election adventure because She is tired of seeing how “politicians argue with each other without meeting anywhere”.

“As long as I have energy, I use it for important things, especially for my country,” he explained.

Gina Lollobrigida During Her 95Th Birthday Celebration In Rome On July 11
Gina Lollobrigida during her 95th birthday celebration in Rome on July 11Daniele Venturelli – Getty Images Europe

The movie star, who announced his candidacy just a month after his ninety-fifth birthday, will be competing with a new electoral list, called Sovereign and Popular Italy, which brings together several smaller structures such as the Communist Party, Civil Action or Socialist Homeland. His ideology is among others, Anti-system, communist and eurosceptic.

leaders of political experiments marco rizzoSecretary of the Communist Party, and Antonio Ingroia, A controversial former Italian judge, who is also Lollobrigida’s personal lawyer. he helps her The judicial battle that the internationally successful actress has opened with her only son, Milko Skofic, and her grandson, Dimitri, To manage your destiny. The duo accused the diva’s personal secretary, 34-year-old Andrea Piazzola, of taking advantage of her and vandalizing her property. Old age and psychological state. In addition, relatives have been trying for years to disqualify the movie star for giving away a large part of his wealth to his assistant. The young man is being tried at the request of the artist’s relatives and the Rome Prosecutor’s Office Losing the legacy of the diva.

Gina Lollobrigida Turned 95 Last Month
Gina Lollobrigida turned 95 last monthDaniele Venturelli – Getty Images Europe

In all these years of fighting in the courts, Lolobridiga has always defended himself by claiming that he is “totally clear” Find out what to do with your property. Amid the cross-examination of allegations, a judge had ordered a few years ago that the actress’s assets would be managed by a special administrator until the dispute was resolved. Currently, lawyer Ingroia is trying to give back the reins of full management of her vast fortune to the actress. However, for now, justice has not proved him right and has dismissed his appeals.

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It was he who offered the multi-award winning actress to take part in this political adventure. He claims that this is a testament to his mental clarity. Ingroia told the media, “This candidacy should not seem inconsistent because Lolobrigida is completely clear, despite some judicial measures that we have already challenged.” And I add: “In her frankness she has always been Italy’s ambassador for world peace. And since we, as People’s Sovereign Italy, have our own political program aimed at reaffirming national sovereignty, we believe that she may well represent this image. An Italy that again wants to be above the rest, not sovereign and subservient, There are many issues of which she is a direct witness, such as justice, or the condition of the elderly.

Lollobrigida, in an interview with the newspaper Corriere della Sera, explained that he decided to take this political step because he is “Tired of hearing that politicians argue with each other without meeting anywhere.” And she promised that if elected she would fight “so that the people would decide, from health to justice.”

Marcelo Mastroianni And Gina Lollobrigida At A 1982 Gala In Beverly Hills, California
Marcelo Mastroianni and Gina Lollobrigida at a 1982 gala in Beverly Hills, CaliforniaRon Galella – Ron Galella Collection

“Italy is bad, I want to do something good and positive”, He launched. He also said that his inspiration is considered to be the founding father of India, Mahatma Gandhi, “for his way of working”, and for his principle of non-violence. And he revealed his closeness to Indira Gandhi, the Indian prime minister who was assassinated in 1984, daughter of independent India’s first head of government, Jawaharlal Nehru. “I saw him every time I came to Rome. She was an extraordinary woman,” he said.

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Bearing in mind that the formation for which Lollobrigida is running is new, which brings together smaller parties that if they do not receive 3% of the vote they will not be able to enter parliament and the electoral law currently in force According to, His chances of being elected senator are slim. His candidacy seems, rather, Coup for the promotion of the new party.

Lollobrigida At Hotel Plaza In Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lollobrigida at Hotel Plaza in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCourtesy Plaza Hotel

Lollobrigida’s career was not limited to the small and big screen, but she also devoted herself to photography and sculpture. Also, for the versatile diva, this is not her first political adventure. After retiring from the world of cinema in 1997, Gina Lollobrigida decided to change her third and appear in 1999 european election With the Democrats of Romano Prodi. Despite her fame and being a living myth of European cinema, the actress didn’t get enough votes Remaining at around 10,000- to represent Italy in the European Parliament. He had to settle for being named a Goodwill Ambassador by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, known by the acronym FAO. “It was an experience, in life you can lose and you can win”, Recently pointed out in this regard.

Her lawyer explained that the actress, because of her age, although she is fine, would not personally participate in election campaign rallies, but will be limited to communication and video messaging.

by Lorraine Pacho

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