The True Story Behind the Kidnapping of Billionaire Paul Getty’s Grandson
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Charlie Plummer Portrays John Paul Getty III In ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD
John Paul Getty III, was the grandson of American oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, who was once the richest man in the world. While living in Rome in 1973, he was kidnapped by the 'Ndrangheta, and held for a $17 million ransom. His grandfather was reluctant to pay, but after his severed ear was received by a newspaper, he negotiated payment to $2.2 million, and Getty was released—five months after being kidnapped. Getty soon after developed drug and alcohol addiction, eventually leading to a stroke that left him severely disabled for the rest of his life.