Italian actress Ornella Muti has been told she could go to jail if she fails to pay damages for cancelling tour dates to attend a dinner with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and actor Kevin Costner.
Muti had been due to perform on stage in December 2010, but called in sick for three nights and flew to St Petersburg to attend the charity gala.
Now Italy’s top appeal court has upheld her conviction for attempted fraud.
The actress has said in the past she is unable to pay the theatre damages. Read more