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Naomi Campbell Received A Six-Month Suspended Prison Sentence

By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
August 1, 2015

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Supermodel Naomi Campbell was found guilty by a Sicilian court. In August 2009, she viciously attacked Italian photographer Gaetano Di Giovanni, for taking pictures of her and her former boyfriend Russian billionaire Vladimir Doronin, as they strolled on the island of Lipari off the coast of Sicily.

Campbell was found guilty on Friday and given a six month suspended sentence for slapping photographer Gaetano Di Giovanni in the face, scratching his eyeball and hitting him with her purse.

Giovanni eventually dropped his complaint but the prosecutor decided to move forward with the case on the grounds of public interest.

The 45-year-old model and  her lawyer Guido Carlo Alleva plan to appeal the ruling, saying in a statement: “We are appealing the ruling surrounding the 2009 incident.

“Due to the ongoing legal process, we cannot discuss the matter further at this time.”

Photo credit: Getty Images

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