When taken to jail, she was wearing a fur coat. Prison officials told her fur coats were not allowed, and she responded, “That’s all I own.”
In 2005, Patrizia’s legal team persuaded prison officials to let her pet ferret live with her. In October 2011, she became eligible for parole under a work-release program, but refused, saying, “I've never worked in my life and I’m certainly not going to start now.”
For good behavior, she was released in Oct 2016 after serving 18 years.
During the People Magazine interview, she said, “I am not guilty, but I am not innocent.”
According to Wikipedia, in April 2021, Vanity Teen announced the launch of a film based on the story. The film, House of Gucci, is directed by Ridley Scott and features Lady Gaga as Patrizia and Adam Driver as Maurizio Gucci. House of Gucci is scheduled to be released in the United States on Nov 24, 2021, less than a week from today.
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