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Gossip, who doesn't love it. Even the most hardcore eschewers of silly talk can't resist the curiosity and take a peek at the headlines about the latest scandal. And in Italy there's plenty of scandals.
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Every nation and every era have their own sex scandals and Italy, in its glorious history, certainly had also its share. Since the Roman's times, Italians have tried to hide what happened in the secrecy of their bedrooms, but some events were simply too much to hide, or weren't hid to begin with.
Talking about sex and the Italians isn't a cheap way to intercept voyeuristic intentions, but is a way to understand how italian society has evolved as a whole. What was forbidden in the past, very nearly became commonplace behaviour just a few years later. Let's look at some of the most spoken ones that created interest in the public.
The land of Hollywood is sprinkled with some of the most prolific actors like Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Sophia Loren, and plenty of others who share one underlying common thread: they are Italian or have Italian heritage. Italian men and women are well known for their adventurous, 'never say die' spirit and it is this zeal which often prompts them to try their luck at acting.
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When talking about TV personalities, can you forget Jay Leno, or Jimmy Kimmel? Well, aside from the fact that they are witty, spontaneous, and smart, there is another thread which binds them - they have an Italian heritage. Yes, while names like Jay Leno and Jimmy Kimmel don't sound particularly Italian, the fact is that they have Italian blood. Jay Leno was born James Douglas Muir Leno and Jimmy Kimmel was born James Christian Kimmel. Leno is noted for his amazing comic timing as a standup comedian and talk show host, and Kimmel is also a comedian and the host of his own talk show.
The fingerprints of Italian-Americans can be seen all over Hollywood's greatest modern masterpieces. They are actors, producers, screenwriters and, quite notably, directors. Names like Scorsese, Coppola and Tarantino are often bandied about when speaking about the greatest directors of their generations and all are of Italian heritage. Following in the footsteps of greats like Frank Capra (It's A Wonderful Life) these directors have brought their unique visions and life experiences to the silver screen and enhanced the profiles of Italian-Americans at the same time.
I have compiled this list of the top 50 Sexiest Italian Women. There are some that are not born Italian, but have been in the spotlights of Italy's media and magazines, so much so that they deserve to be here as much as the other Italian born beauties. As for the 51st, you're on your own with that one! Enjoy these photos as much as I enjoyed putting this compilation together!
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