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Anna Delvey Is Filming a Reality Show Under House Arrest, Of Course

Now this, she definitely has time for.

Anna Delvey may be under house arrest, but that’s not stopping her from having a few people over for her newly announced reality show, Delvey’s Dinner Club.

“There’s nothing like the experience of bringing together a curated group of friends to share life stories and enjoy a great culinary experience,” Delvey shared in the Jan. 25 announcement. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with Wheelhouse and Butternut to bring my vision to a wider audience and share a glimpse of the real Anna Delvey.”

Delvey, also known as Anna Sorokin, rose to fame—or perhaps, infamy—by allegedly conning high-priced hotels and the New York elite out of hundreds of thousands of their hard-earned money, all of which was detailed in Netflix’s Inventing Anna.

Now, it turns out Julia Garner (who played Delvey onscreen) may soon find herself with an invitation to one of the city’s most exclusive events—because Delvey’s parties will be “invitation-only, intimate dinners” at her East Village apartment with a guest list made up of “actors, musicians, founders, socialites, journalists and other esteemed guests,” per the announcement.


Source link Recently, it was reported that Anna Delvey, the former socialite and con-artist, is filming a reality television show from her Manhattan apartment, where she is currently under house arrest.

In 2018, Anna Sorokin, better known as Anna Delvey, achieved minor celebrity status after she was arrested for fraud and grand larceny for scamming over $200,000 from banks, hotels, and well-known friends. She also attempted to defraud an art dealer of $22 million. After a sensational trial where she attempted to pass herself off as a wealthy German heiress, Delvey was sentenced to four to twelve years in State prison. She was granted an appeal in May of 2020 and is currently under house arrest while out on bail awaiting a second chance at trial.

The reality television show, which is produced by Shonda Rhimes’s production company, will follow Delvey as she undergoes her second criminal trial. It is currently unclear if the series will focus on Delvey’s misdeeds as a con-artist or document her attempts to make amends for the damage she has done. Some speculate that this could be an opportunity for her to redeem her image and gain public attention.

Whatever the outcome may be, this bold move from Delvey suggests that she is confident in her ability to spin her story. While the prospects of filming a reality show from a house arrest may appear absurd to many, it could draw attention to a case that has reached worldwide notoriety. Although tongues are wagging all over town, only time will tell if this gambit will pay off.

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