Why Did Actress Gina Lollobrigida Sell Her Jewelry?

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, Featured Article, People
on September 27, 2013

I’ve heard that Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida was into photography. Has she published a book of her photos?
—Stephanie Markham, Ogden, Utah

Gina Lollobrigida, 86, has released two books of her photographic work, “Italia Mia” (1973) and “Wonder of Innocence” (1994). The international star of the movies “Bread, Love and Dreams;” “Beat the Devil;” “Trapeze;” “Come September;” and “Buena Sera, Mrs. Campbell” auctioned off her jewelry collection earlier this year and donated the nearly $5 million from the sale to benefit stem cell research. The Subiaco, Italy, native retired from acting in 1997.