Dec 17, 2012

Bunga bunga actress stars in Berlusconi political encore

As Berlusconi launches into his daring bid to be prime minister for the fourth time, he is making his own kind of cameo. How does he get away with it? Josephine McKenna reports from Rome.

You might call it a cameo appearance. A week before Silvio Berlusconi declared he was returning to the spectacle that is Italian politics, the woman we know as “Ruby the Heartstealer” made a brief stop at the former prime minister’s lavish villa at Arcore outside Milan.

Berlusconi is accused of paying for underage s-x with Ruby, whose real name is Karim El-Mahroug during the notorious “bunga bunga” parties at his villa. Both are facing charges — which they deny — in a Milan court.

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2 thoughts on “Bunga bunga actress stars in Berlusconi political encore

  1. TheFamousEccles

    “In an interview on Domenica Live on his Canale 5 network, Berlusconi said he had been “tricked” into the bunga bunga soirees at a time when he was vulnerable after the separation from his second wife, Veronica Lario. He also lashed out at the judiciary while offering to cut controversial housing taxes and spoke of his new engagement to 27-year-old girlfriend Francesca Pascale, who is 50 years his junior.”

    I motion that Silvio be re-christened Zaphod Beeblebrox, and be made Galactic President. Surely Douglas Adams forsaw this fellow? The passage above is proof.

  2. zut alors

    Berlusconi was ‘tricked’ into bunga bunga soirees – on how many occasions was this poor innocent duped?

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