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Greta Scacchi has opened up about her relationship with her cousin. The award-winning Australian actress, who is best known for roles in films such as Heat and Dust and White Mischief, was shunned by some members of her family after she had a child with first cousin Carlo Mantegazza 12 years ago. Scacchi told the Daily Mail: "My dad Luca was deeply offended and quite devastated. He was very angry," adding that her Italian uncles said that Scacchi and Mantegazza's relationship went against the Catholic church. "We were hounded by the media and a lot of nasty stuff has been written about me as a result," she said. "But we've weathered the storm and are still together. Scacchi further recalled: "[We got together] one night when he (more) »


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