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Gunther’s Millions, netflix‘s new four-part documentary series tells the story of Gunther, the richest dog in the world. A very lucky German Shepherd is worth $400 million and lives in luxury at his villas in Miami and Italy, surrounded by a staff that includes his personal chef who cooks steaks adorned with gold flakes. living a life There seems to be no pedigree for this dog.
That’s strange enough, but Gunther’s story gets wilder as the documentary unfolds, with stories of Italian pharmaceutical heirs, young and beautiful people who don’t know what they’re signing up for, a mysterious countess, and even a pop star. Madonna (or at least, her Miami mansion).
It all sounds too incredible to be true. And after three crazy episodes of him learning all about Gunther and the Italian eccentric Maurizio Mian who manages his finances, he turns out to be one of the key parts of the story.Quite true, and actually as fictional as an episode of Lassie.
The story we first came to believe is that a German countess whose son Günther died by suicide left her entire fortune of $400 million to the descendants of her son’s German shepherd Günther and the dog. (Gunther in the series is actually Gunther VI).
She asked a family friend, Maurizio Mian, to take care of Gunther and give the puppy everything he could wish for. including Madonna’s former Miami mansion), boats, private planes and offshore travel.Account filled with cash for future purchases.
Appearing throughout the documentary series and spinning the story before finally confessing the truth, Mian used Gunther’s money to pay for casting calls for young men and women in Miami. Despite the fact that none of the chosen ones could sing or dance.
There, they apparently staged violent parties and orgies as part of his “scientific” social experiments, which Mian claims were designed to discover the true meaning of happiness and a cure for depression. .
It’s true that Mian was surrounded by beautiful people and “studyed” them, but the story behind Gunther’s millions is false.
At the end of the third episode, Mian reveals that the German Countess and son named Gunther never existed at all – he made them up. belongs to Mian and his family, and it was a friend of her mother’s family (Mian named not listed) was for taxes.” Tax evasion, so to speak.
In fact, the original Gunther wasn’t Mian’s, but his ex-girlfriend Antonella Signorini’s, who named the dog oddly after Gunther Sax, one of Brigitte Bardot’s ex-husbands. bottom.
According to the documentary Signorini, Mian was more attached to the dog than she was to her, and eventually he took ownership of Gunther and came up with the story of the Countess to gain attention in the media. Shine a light on your research.
And so began the publicity stunt that took place in the media for years. AP Newsnumerous news sites and TV shows have reported that it was Gunther the dog who bought the house and sports team, not Mauriziomian.
Even Madonna was taken in — she took to Instagram when Mian sold the house “Gunther” bought from her in 2021 for $31 million ( people) and posted a brooding photo of herself with the caption: “When you find out your dog is selling your old house for triple what you sold it for!”
For the past two years there have been rumors that Gunther’s inheritance may not be real, and in the documentary Mian finally confesses his ruse, saying, “I am a person with many flaws.
The truth is that he loves dogs, especially Gunther VI and his German Shepherd heir. It turns out that the dog breeder hired by the company had bred the dog in dire conditions), Mian and his ex-girlfriend Carla set out to rescue the animal and find a foster home. they.
In the final scene of the docuseries, we see them exploring an island in the Bahamas, building an animal sanctuary there while the wealthy Gunther frolicks on the sand and chases the local iguana. intend to.
“We wanted to end with dogs because dogs are really central to the story and we really wanted people to feel this way. teeth story,Producer Emily Dumay said Netflix’s Tsudam website.
“Throughout the series there are things that reveal whether they are true or not, but at the end of the day, this is the story of a dog…the richest dog in the world.”
Gunther’s Millions Currently streaming on Netflix.