The boastful billionaire media mogul was Italy’s longest-serving premier despite scandals over his sex-fueled parties and allegations of corruption.
Doctors for Italian former Premier Silvio Berlusconi say he is being treated for a lung infection that suggests he has a “chronic blood condition” that is a kind of leukemia.
The populist politician went full Donald Trump after criticism of his misogynistic comment.
Before Donald, there was Silvio. Accused of racism, xenophobia, sexism and corruption, Italy’s longest-serving Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is eerily similar to President Donald Trump.
Meloni’s Brothers of Italy, with its neo-fascist roots, appeared to hold a wide lead at the polls on Sunday.
His personal doctor said that the former premier, 83, is “asymptomatic,” Italian media reported.
It could pave the way for the 81-year-old to run for prime minister in the next national election.
The trial will begin in the Tuscan city of Siena in February, the source said.
Italians are already calling him "molto pazzo."