Shadduppa Ya Stereotype!
Adams, Guy, The Independent on Sunday (London, England)
After decades of Italian-Americans being portrayed in films as gesticulating Mafiosi, they are finally getting organised - and fighting back. Guy Adams reports
It would probably be in poor taste to joke about him sleeping with the fishes, but John Travolta is about to receive some unwelcome attention from power brokers within the Italian-American community.
The actor, whose parents were second-generation immigrants, is accused of betraying that ancestral heritage by agreeing to star in a movie about the late John Gotti, a notorious mafia boss who presided over the Gambino organised crime "family". In a PR campaign to be unveiled this week, the Italic Institute of …
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