Some fortunate Staten Islander could wind up getting a $2,300 Chloe “Silverado” bag as a belated Christmas current. Granted, it’ll be a bit moist.
Whereas filming a scene for the the favored Brazilian Telenovela “Apocalipse,” actress Juliana Knust tossed the expensive prop off of the Staten Island Ferry and into the freezing waters beneath, the place it was misplaced at sea.
“Juliana Knust was filming a break up scene together with her co-star Igor Rickli all of the whereas clutching the bag,” in response to a spy on set. “She received so emotional that she threw the expensive pocketbook within the harbor.”
Regardless of the braveness of the fearless crew, there got here some extent once they needed to concede that the expensive purse was greater than seemingly sleeping with the fishes.
“When the crew realized they could not retrieve it, they despatched a P.A. to Century 21 in downtown Manhattan,” we’re informed.
We’re additionally informed that the manufacturing assistant on the shoot was solely capable of finding “a less expensive alternative,” which is what’s going to seem on display.
Producer Thiago Da Costa, whose Brazil Manufacturing Companies firm will in all probability have to jot down off the loss, confirms that the seek for the overboard purse has been known as off. He additionally appears to have accepted the loss.
“Telenovelas are recognized to be excessive drama so I wasn’t shocked,” he mentioned by way of a spokeswoman. “However the water was chilly and the bag was costly. Hope some New Yorker will get fortunate although.”
“Apocalipse” airs on the Brazilian station R7. Knust, greatest recognized for her position within the 2003 cleaning soap opera “Celibridade” is an enormous star of her style and has additionally appeared in Brazilian Playboy. It’s unlikely the misplaced bag will outline her legacy.
With Brian Niemietz