Hollywood diva Gina Lollobrigida, 95, to run in Italy election


Cinema icon to re-enter Italian politics.

Gina Lollobrigida, the veteran Italian actress from Hollywood’s golden age, is to run in Italy’s basic election subsequent month.

The display legend, who lately turned 95, will probably be a candidate in Latina, south of Rome, for Italia sovrana e popolare (ISP), a newly-formed Eurosceptic political alliance, stories La Repubblica newspaper.

It isn’t the primary time that Lollobrigida has been concerned in politics: in 1999 she ran for election in the European parliament as a candidate for Romano Prodi’s centrist Democratici occasion nevertheless she failed to get elected.

Born close to Rome in 1927, Lollobrigida gained worldwide fame for movies together with The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1956), starring alongside Anthony Quinn, and Solomon and Sheba (1959) in which she starred with Yul Brynner.

Italy will maintain a basic election on 25 September following the resignation of outgoing premier Mario Draghi final month after three coalition events withdrew their assist from his nationwide unity authorities.

Photo La Repubblica

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