by Flavia Fiorentino
He told La vita in Directe that he would attend the funeral. He had initially quarreled with Aragozzini, a former patron of Sanremo and a great friend of the late actress.
“But how dare you? What did he come for? When I arrived at the clinic to say goodbye to Gina, her ex-husband Francisco Javier Rigau was already in her room. Inexplicable, unbelievable.”
Adriano Aragozzini, a historic friend of the diva who died in Rome on Monday at the age of 95 (the funeral home in the Campidoglio will be set up on Wednesday), is among the first to go to the nursing home where the “Bersagliera” has been since in the hospital last Thursday. “We quarreled immediately, in what should have been a moment of respect and silence – says the former Sanremo patron – because he told me with a certain aggression: “You have to stay away from this woman because she robbed her.” .
The question of the marriage between the Spanish businessman and one of the most famous Italian actresses in the world was at the center of a complex legal dispute in which the alleged husband was accused of cheating on Lollobrigida, as she herself explained: «By marrying me, maybe for one Power of Attorney in Barcelona without my knowledge to inherit all my assets» Rigau was acquitted in 2017 «because the fact does not exist» and in any case the marriage was annulled by the Sacra Rota in 2019.
Two days ago, the sensational return to the scene where the Catalan businessman still defines himself as the diva’s “husband”. «I won’t inherit anything – Rigau explained on «La vita live» on Rai1 – but Gina’s property should be investigated because all her assets have disappeared. In my opinion, the investigations have already been carried out in detail. The ex-husband also announced that he intends to attend the actress’ funeral on Thursday at the Church of the Artists in Piazza del Popolo. “The son will decide – he specifies – but I am the widower. I will be in the front row», adding new details to the last days of Lollobrigida’s life: «She died peacefully with her son, her nephew and me by her side. But it was unrecognizable. When she broke her femur (last September edition), I did the impossible to help her with the caregivers by paying myself: but it was impossible».
However, the attack on Aragozzini in the clinic was violent: “He only calmed down when he realized that I wasn’t lying by Gina’s bed because of work, but as a lifelong friend – emphasizes the journalist and record company, who has accompanied her on hundreds of tours accompanied all over the world – then my son Milko also came and asked me to praise his mother during the ceremony».
Francisco Javier Rigau, who is currently on good terms with the son and grandson of the actress Milko and Dimitri Skofic, had met Gina Lollobrigida in Montecarlo in 2004, although she had severed all ties The entrepreneur seems fascinated by this legendary star and the actress at least shows herself to Start happily with this relationship, however, it quickly morphed into another until godson all-rounder Andrea Piazzolla and the fraud lawsuit against Rigau in 2013.
January 17, 2023 (change January 17, 2023 | 20:58)
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