Iconic weddings: Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti

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Iconic weddings: Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti

Speaking about their ill-fated first union, Sophia once said: "I was being threatened with excommunication, with the everlasting fire, and for what reason? I had fallen in love with a man whose own marriage had ended long before… I wanted to be his wife and have his children"