It's fairly odd, but since it's been published on Corriere del Mezzogiorno on april 29th, this interview has simply disappeared from Italian media. Only Papi (Daddy) was soon adopted nd joined the rich gallery of mr Berlusconi's definitions.
No one dared to ask him about the kind of relation he has with the girl, wether she's his daughter or wether, as his wife suggested, he had sexual intercourses with the girl. In this case the issue would be very hot because she was minor (In Italy under 18 years) when the facts took place, during the last two years at least.
One week later he's been allowed to fight back saying that nothing happened at the girl's party, that's not clearly the point, easily evading any further curiosity, because nobody in the press dared to ask more, or straight, nor oppositions did.
We are in a strange situation, in which you can suspect him either having a secret daughter or being a pedophile and nobody asks about it.
The whole focus is kept on his fight with his wife, while he's claiming the presence of plot against him and his absolute innocence. Meanwhile he has lied in order to assert he knows Noemi's father since longtime, when the lie was discovered he backpedaled saying he never said it and pouring another confused explanation.
Note: mr Berlusconi has never commented this interview, nor has never denied any of Noemi's following sentences, so we have to believe they're true as genuine is the whole interview. Most of Italian people actually has never heard about this interview or read it, or heard someone reporting on it.
Italian media are a shame, we are ranked a “partly free” country when it comes to information, the one in the whole Europe. I think this episode and this interview can explain perfectly our “problem” to our fellow European brothers and sisters.
I translated the whole interview (feel free to correct it), whose original is in http://corrieredelmezzogiorno.corriere.it/napoli/notizie/politica/2009/28-aprile-2009/ecco-noemi-diciottenne-che-chiama-berlusconi-papi-1501304940417.shtml
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Noemi, do you call president Berlusconi “Papi”?
“Yes, for me he's like a second father, he's grown me up
Did you ever met any of Berlusconi's sons?
“No, never, even if he keeps on saying I remind him Barbara, his daughter. She's studying in America now.”
How did your friendship developed?
“He's a friend of my family, my parent's friend”. “Say”, comes her mother Anna,”my husband met him during the Socialist party golden age”. “But we cannot say nothing more”
Not all pretty girls are allowed to have mr. President at their birthday party.
“You're right, i wasn't waiting for him. It's been a real surprise. Nor I told around about such a strong friendship with Papi Silvio. Nobody was going to believe me. Now everybody's seen it...”
What did he gave you as a present?
“A gold necklace with a pendant.”
Has Berlusconi ever been to your birthday's parties before?
“No, but I never lacked his attentions. Once, I remeber, he gave me a small diamond. Another time a small necklace. In the end, each time he's plenty of attention to me.”
Is your father jalous?
“Not at all. He's very devoted to Papi Silvio.”
And your mother?
“Not at all”, answers mrs Anna “being jalous about whom, about Silvio?"
In her room, framed, there's a Berlusconi's picture signed “ To Anna, with my best wishes – november 20, 2008- Silvio Berlusconi.”
Noemi, do you attend the fourth year in an advertising school ?
“Yes, the “Franceso Nitti in Portici, I'm the best of the class. My literature's teacher says i invented the “Leatitian method”: I've big expressive skills. I like to study very much.”
Nitti, do you know him?
“Nitti...Nitti... we have studied him at school...”
He's been a great southern and chief of the government
What are your plans for future?
“The showgirl. I studied ballet, since I was 6. Now I'm learning to be a tourist guide. I'll work in Naple's Duomo during the Maggio dei monumenti. I'm interested in politics too. I'm ready to seize any opportunity, 360°, but I'll never compromise.”
Do you know that Berlusconi raised scandal when he tried to candidate showgirls and beauties to the European Parliament?
“He's right, he tries to have more young people. Then, if Papi thinks in this way, you can bet there's no mistake. He chooses these girls because they're bright and skilled. Not because they're beauty. My battle-cry in politics will be “Less taxes, more controls!”. We have to end up with people who don't follow rules.”
You want to become a showgirl and then to go with politics. What about studying?
“Papi Silvio keeps on saying me that the first to do is studying. Do you know he's founded a university in Milan? Next year i'd like to attend it. I'll choose political sciences.”
Noemi, did you make a short film too?
“It's title is Scaccomatto. It's been shown in Venice in december. I'm a girl engaged with a politician. It's alla about mafia, intrigues and hunting a diamond.”
Very up to date issues. Do we go back to Berlusconi?
“I adore him. I keep him company. He calls me, he says he has some free time and I join him. I listen to him. And that's what he wants from me. Then we sing together.”
“I don't remeber his preferred song: wait that I check his Cds. I've his whole collection. But...how is that...”Mon amour lalala”
Which are your bests?
“I like italian music. Not classics. My favourite singers are Laura Pausini, Tiziano Ferro, Nek. Then there's the theme of “Scugnizzi”, that I often sing with Papi Silvio playing piano or with karaoke.”
Can you tell me which is your favourite joke between the many Berlusconi is used to tell?
“There are two ministers from Prodi government who travel to Africa, on a desert island and they're captured by a local tribe. The chief asks them: Do you wan to to die or bunga-bunga? The first chooses bunga-bung and they rape him. The second minister doesn't esitate and answers he wants to die. The chief replies: Ok, first we bunga-bung, then you die.”
During relaxing moments, what does he tell you?
“He does a lot for people. He's the number one politician. He never sleeps. I couldn't have his life. When I reach him he has always his desk submerged by papers. He says he would be on a boat and just read. Sometimes he's very deluded on being judged badly.
I cheer him, I explain him that who's judging him badly can't see over his nose. Nobody can imagine how sensitive is Papi. Think that I've been so close to him when, recently, his sister Maria Antonietta died.
I told it was only me who could understand his pain.”
“I lost my brother Yuri seven years ago, in a street accident. Now he's my guardian angel.”
Noemi, which soccer team do you like?
“I'm patriotic, I'm for Napoli. Then my second team is Milan”
Noemi, when will we see you in politics, at next regional elections?
“No, I'd rather run for the parliament, Papi will think about it.”