VIRGINIA VALLEJO: Top Colombian television journalist, cover model and socialitePABLO ESCOBAR: Head of the Medellin cartel, the founder of the global cocaine industry and one of the most ambitious - and brutal - criminals in historyOver the course of their tempestuous love affair, Vallejo witnessed first-hand the bloodshed, fear and corruption that accompanied the rise of Escobar's crime empire. In this explosive tale of drugs, sex, wealth and violence, Vallejo describes the man she knew and loved. But, increasingly plagued by threats of kidnap and death for her knowledge on Escobar's ties to the political establishment, Vallejo sought extradition to the United States. Her testimony would reopen one of the most important criminal cases in Colombian history.
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"A revealing memoir of Colombian television journalist Virginia Vallejo’s affair with the notorious drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Soon to be major film, starring Penélope Cruz.
Virginia Vallejo was a Colombian journalist, media personality, and internationally renowned model in the 1980s. During that time, she had an illicit affair with narco-politician Pablo Escobar Gaviria."
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