Female entertainer says she dressed up like Obama to entertain Berlusconi

A party girl dressed up as President Obama to entertain disgraced Italian leader Silvio Berlusconi at one of his infamous parties, the woman testified at his trial Friday, according to Reuters.

Marysthell Polanco, a 28-year-old model from the Dominican Republic, told the court she dressed up as a “burlesque” version of the American leader, as well as an Italian prosecutor, to entertain the former prime minister at his villa outside Milan. Last year, Italian authorities recovered three kilos of cocaine belonging to Polanco's boyfriend from a flat that Berlusconi allegedly provided to her for free.

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The 75-year-old Berlusconi is charged with paying a 17-year-old for sex. He says the parties were “elegant dinners” and denies the charges. 

Berlusconi was never able to forge close ties with Obama after repeatedly calling the president “suntanned” after Obama's inauguration.