Alexandra filed a lawsuit in California courtroom in opposition to her stepfather Joseph Ruffalo. Zarini, who’s now 35 has alleged that Ruffalo sexually abused her from age six until age 22.
What’s relatively surprising is one other declare made by Alexandra, in response to which her mom Patricia and grandmother allegedly knew concerning the sexual misconduct.
In keeping with a report printed within the New York Occasions, “Patricia had allowed Ruffalo to videotape Zarini whereas taking a shower.”
‘I do not care. I simply wish to cease this … I simply don’t desire this to occur to anybody, like my little one or any little one,’ Zarini informed the New York Occasions.
In a press release emailed to The New York Occasions, Patricia Gucci claimed she instantly started divorce proceedings after studying of the alleged abuse her daughter had suffered.
“I’m deeply sorry for the ache Joseph Ruffalo brought on Alexandra. What he did to her is inexcusable and I used to be devastated when she disclosed all the pieces to me at our household physician’s workplace in London in September 2007,” Patricia’s assertion learn.
“I instantly initiated divorce proceedings in opposition to Mr. Ruffalo and set about therapeutic my household by means of counseling.
I’m equally devastated by the allegations in opposition to me and her grandmother, that are fully false,” she added.
In the meantime, Ruffalo has denied the claims.