Silvio Berlusconi’s prostitution scandal flared anew today as Italian newspaper L’Espresso released audio recordings made by the woman who claims she was paid to attend a party with the Italian PM, the BBC reports. On the recordings, a voice said to be Berlusconi’s says: “I’m going to have a shower too, so wait for me in the big bed if you finish first.” “Which big bed?” a woman asks. “Putin’s?”
“Putin’s,” the man responds, allegedly referring to a bed where Vladimir Putin had recently spent the night. “Oh, how sweet,” the woman, supposedly Patrizia D’Addario, says. “The one with the curtains.” A Berlusconi spokesman slammed L’Espresso as trying to revive an “already dead” scandal.