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Latino Daily News

Tuesday January 25, 2011

Dominican Amiga of Berlusconi Speaks Out: Had Sex as a Way of Saying Gracias

A Dominican woman, 25-year old Maria Esther Garcia Polanco involved in the sex scandal surrounding Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi told La Republica newspaper on Saturday that she did have sex with the 74-year old PM and did so just to thank him for paying her five-year old daughter’s medical bills.

She denies doing this for money. She says he also helped her find work as a television showgirl on a program called “The Hot Chick and the Dork”. She says she thanked him with sex also for this.

Maria Esther Garcia Polanco is one of 14 women, the so-called “bunga bunga girls”, who were reportedly kept in rent-free accommodation by Berlusconi in an apartment complex, Villa San Martino, on the outskirts of Milan in exchange for striptease and sex services.

Polanco along with the other ‘bunga bunga girls’ were recently served with eviction papers for ‘disturubing the peace’ and ‘lower[ing] the tone’ of the Milano district where the apartments are situated.  They have eight days to leave.