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# Silvio Berlusconi
Berlusconi's private jet 'supplied dope to sex parties'
Silvio Berlusconi: the gift that (allegedly) keeps on giving. Especially if you’re after marijuana in a mid-flight orgy.

AN ITALIAN CALL GIRL involved in the latest sleaze scandal to befall Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has launched yet another storm against the PM by claiming that his private jet was used to supply marijuana to ‘sex parties’ at his private villa.

Madia Macri (28) says that the 74-year-old Berlusconi paid her €10,000 for sex when she visited his villa in Sardinia last year, and again at his private residence in Milan in April of this year.

She now claims that marijuana was easily available at the Sardinian villa, where Berlusconi would invite up to 25 women as entertainment. The illegal drug had been shipped to the residence using the prime minister’s private jet.

“There was grass available in all the rooms, it had been brought in on the prime minister’s private jet,” Macri told investigators, according to the Daily Telegraph.

“I saw a number of guests smoking, but never the prime minister.”

The Irish Times’ Paddy Agnew adds that at certain times in the evening, when the majority of the guests had departed from the villa and leaving leaving Berlusconi alone with the women, he would say “Let’s have the next one” – thus initiating sex with the women in the swimming pool.

The Sardinian villa has previously played host to the likes of Berlusconi’s Russian and British counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Tony Blair.

The development follows the allegations of a 17-year-old Moroccan bellydancer who last week said the perma-tanned politician – who is also Italy’s richest man controlling a media empire worth an estimated €3bn – paid her €7,000 to entertain him.

Berlusconi, whose 20-year marriage to Veronica Lario ended in May, attempted to shake off the scandal by insisting that “having passion for beautiful women is better than being gay”.