September 2, 2014
ROME (AP) - A model has testified that female guests at Silvio Berlusconi's "bunga bunga" parties dressed up like nuns in the "Sister Act" musical, then stripped to their underwear.
Berlusconi is on trial for allegedly paying a 17-year-old Moroccan girl for sex, then using his influence as Italian premier to cover it up. He has denied the charges.
State TV quoted witness Imane Fadil as telling the Milan court that two young women at the party wore black tunics, crosses, and white head coverings, danced like "Sister Act" characters, then stripped down to their underwear. Fadil is also Moroccan.
At a different party, Fadil said, another young woman donned a jersey and mask to dress up like Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho.
Berlusconi didn't attend Monday's hearing.