Controversy over Versace's murder in ACS
The morning of July 15, 1997 became a date that the fashion world would remember for all eternity. Under the bright sun and the clear sky of Miami, the murder of Versace happened at the hands of a serial killer, who would later end his life without explanations of why he took the lives of so many people.
Around this fact, the second season of American Crime is centered Story or as it is known "ACS" After 20 years of the murder, there are still many questions to answer. But, beyond what is revealed in the series, the Versace family is not very happy with the production by Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, which is based mostly on the facts reported in Maureen's book Orth V ulgar Favor: Andrew Cunanan , Gianni Versace, and the Largest Failed Manhunt in US History .
The successful story behind the Versace murder
Gianni Versace was born on December 2, 1946 in Reggio di Calabria , Italy lived in a house next to his parents, his older brother Santos and his younger sister Donatella . Her passion for design and fashion began thanks to her helping her mother to make dresses. At age 16, she moved to Milan and began to study Fashion Design, where the whole story began.
His extravagant style caused a sensation in the fashion world, attracting the attention of the renowned brands Genny and Callaghan . Years later, he was encouraged to create his own clothing line. But it was his ability to relate to Hollywood actors and singers that allowed the brand to achieve success.
The signature of Versace was differentiated from the rest of the competition by its aesthetics and its great color , something that nobody was used to in a haute couture line. At that time, if you wore a Gianni dress , it meant that you belonged to an Elite group.
This time was necessary to consolidate the brand in the world of fashion. But the extravagance was not the only thing that characterized him, since he implemented innovative techniques for the development of his designs, as well as the use of unconventional materials, but making his clothes look in perfect harmony.
ACS and the cast that recreates the story
The production of American Crime Story set on Thursday January 18 as the day they would come out the first chapter of the second season, which was titled: The Man Who Would Be Vogu e and it was headed by director Ryan Murphy .
On the other hand, the cast has the figures of international actors such as the Venezuelan actor, Edgar Ramírez , who is in charge of reviving the deceased designer and who has been praised for the similarity he has with him, which was strengthened with the help of prosthetics and makeup.
On the other hand, Gianni's sister is played by Penelope Cruz . The Spaniard, also a friend of Donatella, has expressed that she interprets the character with all the respect and prudence that her role allows, likewise Ricky Martin recreates Antonio D'Amico, who was a couple of the designer for 15 years, finally, Darren Criss will be the murderer Andrew Cunanan.
The controversy behind the murder
Days before the new season premiered, the Versace Family made public its opinion about the production. Much was heard about this, even began rumors of lawsuits against the television network that directs the series.
The statement openly states that, at no time, they were consulted about the series, so they did not give their authorization to carry it out. This, as a result of which the production is partially based on the book of Maureen Orth, which, in their opinions does not tell the truth of what happened and only seeks to stain the image of the designer. Asking the public to see it as a piece of fiction.
In the book, he tells how the Italian maintained relations with other men, which were sought by Gianni's partner at that time, added to the fact that he could have suffered from HIV, a rumor that was denied at the autopsy.
On the other hand, many want to see the program to learn a little more about the reasons for Cunanan to commit the murder of Versace and the rest of his murders, and above all, the reason for his obsession with Versace. And although, it is still alleged that Gianni and Andrew never met, the book explicitly narrates that their relationship dates 7 years before the murder occurred.
Large fashion brands have sided with the relatives, expressing their dissatisfaction with the production. It is also alleged that what happened is a fact that still hurts in the family of those affected, so reliving it after so long, only brings back bad memories.
On the motives that led to the murder of Versace and its author to be angry with the designer, much could not be deciphered, since nine days after committing the crime, he took his life with a shot in the head, so the police and the press can only speculate about their motives. The theory that enjoys greater acceptance is that which establishes the murderer as a selfish person, who wanted the same thing that Gianni had achieved. Succeed with his talent, have an empire and have the acceptance of the world for being homosexual.
The series will be broadcast until mid-March, so there is still much to discover about the murder of Versace, the reasons and the relationship with his sister Donatella.
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