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    The Gucci Family Isn't Holding Back With Their Thoughts About "House Of Gucci"

    "This is extremely painful...and an insult to the legacy on which the brand is built today."

    The Gucci family is not holding back on how they feel about House of Gucci.

    The cast pose together for a promo photo

    The heirs of Aldo Gucci, who served as chairman of the brand’s fashion house, just released a scathing statement about the film's "inaccurate" portrayal of their family.

    Their statement, shared by Italian news agency ANSA, expressed that they were "a bit disconcerted" by the content of the film and how the family was depicted.

    Stars Lady Gaga and Adam Driver stand outside in front of a snowy mountain

    "Although the work claims to want to tell the 'true story' of the family, the fears raised by the trailers and interviews released so far, are confirmed: the film carries a narrative that is far from accurate," the statement read, which was obtained by Variety.

    The cast sit on a couch in a mansion and talk

    It continued, "The production of the film did not bother to consult the heirs before describing Aldo Gucci — president of the company for 30 years — and the members of the Gucci family as thugs, ignorant and insensitive to the world around them."

    They continued to say that the film attributes "a tone and an attitude to the protagonists of the well-known events that never belonged to them."

    Lady Gaga stares at Adam Driver while sitting at an outdoor table

    "This is extremely painful from a human point of view and an insult to the legacy on which the brand is built today,” the heirs noted.

    The family also took issue with the "objectionable" way Patrizia Reggiani, played by Lady Gaga, was seen in both the film and as described by various cast members.

    Gaga smiles while attending a masquerade ball in the movie

    They noted that during the 70 years that Gucci was a family business, it was "an inclusive company" where "there were several women who held top positions," like the president of Gucci America and a member of the board of directors there.

    Gaga looks over at another Gucci family member while working on designs for a collection

    "Gucci is a family that lives honoring the work of its ancestors, whose memory does not deserve to be disturbed to stage a film that is not true and that does not do justice to its protagonists," the family wrote.

    Gaga dances at a night club in the film

    They concluded, "The members of the Gucci family reserves every right to protect the name, image and the dignity of their loved ones."

    Gaga, Adam and another family member stand in front of a sports car

    You can read the full statement here.