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Deception as an Art

Пост обновлен 14 июня 2019 г.

Is the game worth the candle? Anna Sorokin 26 years old woman, who put the wool over New York socialite and became bases of irresistible New York Magazine article, but Who is Anna Delvey?


Anna Delvey. The photo was used from Instagram @theannadelvey

Anna Delvey is the German heiress of an oil-industry titan. She had a trust fund which was worth 60 million euros. Active in philanthropic interests. Anna is the primary benefactor of the non-profit Foundation aimed at offering parts of the collection for the view to the New Yorkers as well as fostering an artist-in-residence program for emerging talent. Anna is a founder and creative director of ADF club, chairman of the ADF Foundation.


The logo of ADF Foundation. Designed by Future Corp. The photo was used from “News.artnet”.

She looks like an old-fashioned princess who had been plucked from an ancient European castle and deposited in the modern world. She is sweet and very polite. Anna's schedule was very busy: large dinners at Le Coucou, attended by CEOs, artists, athletes, even celebrities. Her room was overflowing with shopping bags from Acne and Supreme etc. She had a personal trainer–slash–life coach.


Anna Delvey. The photo was used from www.thecut.com.

In 2014, she moved from Paris to New York determined to make her art club a reality. She met many celebrities and people, who fly around New York's beau monde. She accustomed stuff-people around her by wasted money. Anna paid by 100$ as tips each time for Uber, to the officiant, to stuff in the hotel, etc. She worked in Purple Magazine in Paris and was a best friend of editor-in-chief. She always late, prefer to get rest into expensive hotels abroad.


Anna Delvey. The photo was used from www.thecut.com

Anna had a popular Instagram page. In 2016, she had 40,000 followers. She regularly went to Christian Zamora for $400 full eyelash extensions, or $140 touch-ups here and there. She went to Marie Robinson Salon for color, Sally Hershberger for cuts.


Anna, taking an photo during a day-trip to Kasbah Tamadot, Sir Richard Branson’s resort in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. Photo was taken from www.vanityfair.com.

In the middle of 2017, Anna Delvey has troubles with her accounts. She can't withdraw money and owed her friend Rachel Deloache Williams in total $62,000. The bright story of Anna Delvey ends here and begins the story about the difficult fate of Russian girl Anna Sorokin.

Who is Anna Sorokin?

Anna Sorokin was born in Russia in 1991. The 2007 year her family decided to move to a small town near Cologne (Germany), where live mostly working-class people. Anna's father worked as a truck driver, after that he started sale heaters and air conditioners. In 2011, Ms. Sorokin went to London to study at St. Martin's College, then left him and moved to Paris. With ties and fraud, she took a few loans in the United States worth about $200,000. She flaunted with this money.


Anna “Delvey” Sorokin, the photo was used from community “Support Anna Delvey”, Facebook.

In the summer of 2017, Sorokin was arrested in Malibu. She was blamed with six charges of stealing large sums and fraud. Since late 2017, when she was arrested, she has been held without bail, at Riker's Island. Judge Diane Kiesel also ordered her to pay almost $199,000 in restitution and tacked on a fine of $24,000. A jury found her guilty of eight of the 10 counts she was charged with. On 9 may 2019 Anna Sorokin was condemned to 12 years in prison.


Anna Sorokin during lawsuit by Richard Drew/AP/REX/Shutterstock. The photo was used from www.vanityfair.com

The Paradox of Vanity Fair

Much of the fascination with Sorokin revolved around glittering tales of luxury. She clearly understood that people want money. She gave it and people did what Sorokin tells. Using intelligence, savvy and politeness, she conquered Manhattan.


© Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images Anna Sorokin, right, with Guido Cacciatori, an architect, Gro Curtis, a stylist, and Giorgia Tordini, a designer, at a fashion event in 2014.

Netflix acquired the rights to the life story of fake heiress Anna Delvey aka Sorokin. Netflix is collaborating with Shondaland, the production company founded by Shonda Rhimes, for a project based on a lengthy New York magazine profile of Sorokin-Delvey. That profile, written by the journalist Jessica Pressler, focused on Delvey's impressive ability to project wealth and power — her tickets of admission to New York's socialite scene — by posing as a German heiress with a $60 million trust fund.


Anna “Delvey” Sorokin. The photo was used from Instagram @theannadelvey.

With her fake identity, she lived a life of luxury allegedly funded by a string of people, companies, and financial institutions who bought her story. No matter how awful it is, you see, it is genius!


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