Sunday, May 28, 2023

So Very Much

I have not received any takers on my invite to debate my haters live on Facetime/Zoom. I find that very telling. After all these years and years of their trashing Renato and my work with utter abandon, when push comes to shove they fear a face to face to debate and also fear my being a member of their Facebook groups.

In addition to my previous request, I ask that I be welcomed into their two Facebook groups, Mad About the Boy and We Never Forget. I think this is a fair request considering all the work Renato and I accomplished on Valentino and Rambova. What do they fear? 

Because if they did not fear us and our truthiness, they would not care at all if we were there. I think some lively debates would inspire their audiences to appreciate the truth and it is with this in mind I issue my request. 

(Below)... love, love, love and I miss you both so very much! Hero and heroine! 💓💓

Sunday, May 21, 2023

The Line

“Cherish what you believe. Don't lob off one single value judgment because it swims upstream against what appears to be a majority. Respect your own logic, your own sense of morality. Certainly listen to arguments; certainly ponder and respect the opinions of your peers. But, there is a point you compromise, and there's a point all human beings draw a line and say, 'Beyond this point it's not right or just or honest, and beyond this point I don't move...' “

Rod Serling, the creator and host of the iconic television show, The Twilight Zone, was my father's friend. They knew each other long ago in the 1960's. When my father ran a sort of beatnik coffee shop, Rod Serling would often drop by and hang out.

I once meant the man and remember how odd that he was so short. I share this quote as it obviously hit home with me. 

I draw (as we have always drawn) the line as far as taking the abuse from those thankfully few haters who have and continue to sabotage the work Renato and I have accomplished.

I feel victorious in so many ways despite those miserable and sad people's worst efforts. And that is precisely why... they are miserable and sad. Happy people, content with themselves and their lives do not act the way they do.

Saturday, May 20, 2023


  "The censors are always the liars. Truth does not fear debate."

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Live... Cameras Rolling

Some time ago I invited someone who goes by the name of Cindy Martin to appear live with me on Zoom to debate. I now extend that invite to all of the people who have been doing their toxic best over the years to silence Renato and I. It could be a live interview with my only requirement being that we reveal photographic ID before the show begins. I think that is a fair request all things considered. 

I would love to debate and speak to their audience. I welcome the invitation. 

I have somewhat figured out Zoom so that could be a venue. But I specifically think a live debate on one of their Facebook groups would be way more to the point. 

It is one thing to hide behind a computer and act out as they have and do. But I say put your money where your mouths are... as the expression goes... meet me on camera, live.... recorded for posterity.

Invitations stand. I can be contacted through the Affairs Valentino Facebook page and my Patreon account. 

Sunday, May 14, 2023

With a Great Deal of Passion

So much in the news these days about censorship and being canceled. Was I the first? Sometimes I think I have been censored and canceled for longer than anyone on earth. From the first days of the internet, "they" found ways to cancel me, bully me, and when Renato came into my life they went after him in the same way.

So much being said these days that I find relatable. The losers in this seemingly endless campaign are not Renato and I... because I feel victorious... but all of you folks who find Rudolph Valentino worthy of your time and interest who have been deprived of so much. 

How much fascinating new information we brought forth to have it censored, lied about and there you have it... You have been deprived!

Of the truth! The lies are paramount. The other day I was sorting through old files and found the mountain of documents from the lawsuit we won v. David Bret. Well of course there was some pause to take a gander at that. But one thing stood out. At one point Bret was ordered/remanded into bankruptcy because he refused to pay me the damages I won in the lawsuit.

When we were told he reported he had zero assets to the bankruptcy officer, we said hey wait a minute... how about all of his books online? The officer replied, "What books?" He never told them a thing about his being the "World's Greatest Author". 

So Renato took the time to compile a complete listing of all of the then books/pamphlets Bret had for sale and when I saw that I thought... wow the liar. 

I will make a graphic of that list because it is ridiculous. 

So you my gentle readers have been deprived if you ever believed "them" for a moment. Snakes in the grass and I apologize to snakes for the comparison. Slithering around the internet believing they are so clever when they are always spotted, always idiotic and foolish in their feigned efforts to deceive.

Be nice. Be kind. Be respectful of two people who honestly worked very hard with a great deal of passion to enhance the legacy of the great Rudolph. 

Love for Renato Floris! Thank you, thank you for all your hard work!

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

I Respond

Life is too damn short for any bullshittery. I call it like it is any more. Time for justice and for the work Renato and I did together over fifteen prolific years to have its reward and respect. 

Did the well known haters all really think that with Renato's demise I would vanish into the wind? Nope. I am stronger and more convinced than ever that he would want me to continue. 

Sorry to disappoint those sad sack bullies, but until my dying breath I will fight on and find justice in every possible way. 

Rudolph Valentino is the topic and the point of this truth saying. The agendas of ruthless, bullying collectors be known.... enough is enough. I expose, I respond. I tell the truth. 

Saturday, May 6, 2023

On the day of....

Those who deny Rudolph Valentino's truth while hiding behind their personal agendas, typically are out in force to celebrate his birthday on May 6th. Those who do not deny Valentino's truth, celebrate his life and not just on the birthday. They celebrate the man every day by sharing their honest research, the documentation and credible history in their/our books.

On this May 6th, I celebrate the work of Aurelio Miccoli and bless the day I watched Renato read Aurelio Miccoli's fine book, The Infancy of the Myth. I remember that moment because Renato was very impressed and said the book should be in English. Thus began the prolific partnership and friendship of these two distinguished gentleman.

Aurelio Miccoli's extensive contributions to Valentino's history are not solely contained within his books. He discovered countless documents relating to Valentino's schooling, his military history, his ancestry and much more.

There is no greater hero in this regard than Aurelio Miccoli. I would ask that Valentino afficiandos not be fooled by those who appear as notables on the birthday just to grab a little limelight for their nonsensical versions of Valentino's story.

Aurelio Miccoli and Renato Floris were a force to be reckoned with... as they worked tirelessly to discover Valentino's true history through documentation. I recall fondly the time Renato and I spent in Castellaneta with Professor Miccoli and share one memory of that auspicious day. Renato enjoying his day in Castellaneta! 

Thursday, May 4, 2023

And Yes Our Love!

Well there is a reason why Renato and I were under attack for fourteen years. As a matter of fact there are fourteen reasons as books and one hundred and ten reasons as videos... videos which include narrations of two of our books, many podcasts we produced and other ephemera. 

It is astounding to me that those who attacked us and still attack me and Renato's memory, try to portray us as the aggressors. It is painfully obvious who the aggressors are and always have been. Tracy Terhune has called our work "fan fiction" publicly many, many times as captured in screenshots, adding it all belongs in the "trash can of Valentino history". He has taunted us with mentions of our old age and deaths, "tick tocking" and saying no one would "miss us when we are gone." He has called me insane, i.e. the "Madwoman of Turin" for over a decade. Etc., etc., etc.

While Simon Constable reminds his then followers on Mad About the Boy (before he so heroically left his post as administrator) that my name was not to be mentioned and added his signature garnish of a fece emoji. He responded to Renato's sincere request to join the group with a slap in the face telling him to "Go Away!"

Eleanor Gribbin took it upon herself (and I have no doubt still does )to Direct Message people who mention us and send them a link to this blog as proof of how horrible we are. (I have the transcripts)

Well I am astounded she would share a link to this blog, as does David Bret because this mighty blog stands as a towering monument to our resilience, our strength and to our fierce response in defense of ourselves and our work against these awful people's actions. 

They are the censors, the insecure, the threatened and according to twelve years of captured evidence the aggressors. And they all know I am telling the gospel truth... when I say they are guilty as sin. 

How many ways did Renato and I fight back... in how many words, posts, and videos... how very hard we fought to have our actual truth known. We waged a documented, intelligent fight back. 

What do these people fear? And yes I believe they act out of fear....They... (and that includes that sad sack phony in Rozendaal/Helsinki/Konstanz) they fear our research, our discoveries, our passion, our truthfulness, our integrity and yes our love. They fear this:

Monday, May 1, 2023

Truly Blessed

David Bret continued until the very end to harass me with his messages “sent” to Go Fund Me. I think he knew and knows well that those messages do not go to the fund but to us as a family. Idiotic and very sad and as someone said today, “How embarrassing for him.”

Our closing the fund today had nothing to do with his harassment because he has been sending in his hateful comments for weeks and weeks. 

The fund was a great success, Go Fund Me paid no attention to his hate mail/sad peepings and I was very touched by and appreciative of the seventy people who donated ten thousand dollars. I am truly blessed.

Saturday, April 29, 2023

March On!

When Renato passed away my daughter thoughtfully set up a Go Fund Me when we learned his Italian retirement, which was our income, was suspended for one year to endure some classic Italian bureaucracy. Seventy of our closest loved ones, friends and family pitched in generously and happily to carry me through and the fund was a lifesaver.

But over the entire time the Go Fund Me was up, David Bret (under a few painfully obvious aliases and under his name) attempted and failed to have the fundraiser taken down. Try as he did the website easily recognized his attempts for what they were and in his last email he even pathetically claimed to have contacted the FBI.

Here is Bret's last and most recent attempt:

A copy of my letter to GoFundMe and the FBI regarding your mother begging for money on their site.
'Evelyn Zymaya & Renato Floris spent $30,000 suing me at Wakefield Court (July 2020) and didn't get a cent. On her blog ( she persistently boasts of owning properties in Turin and of selling many books (screenshots and Court evidence can be provided), also that she is taking action against "The Valentino World". Her daughter writes that she has only enough money to live on for a few months. How can she be wealthy and poor at the same time? This needs to be investigated."

**Now any normal person would not bother with such transparent hater drivel but in David Bret's case there is this to consider. He is not a normal person. My point being he is an obsessed stalker and hater of the highest order and has had me in his demented hyper focus since 2009. Here is just a sample snap of the times he has visited this blog as of April 3. I should note these do not reflect the many, many visits under his “hide me” proxy accounts and other aliases. With this evidence, behold the embarrassing extent of his obsession:

Why does he troll me virtually every minute of every day of his sad, sad empty life as he heads towards 12,000 times reading my blog? 

Well, in 2016 an Italian court issued a verdict in my favor by handing down a guilty sentence stating that he defamed me. He was ordered to cease defaming me and pay damages. Those damages stand as of today because they are part of a court order and are due with interest plus all legal fees. I believe at last tally, these total somewhere around $80,000 and counting.

David Bret did not pay fifty cents on the court ordered damages because he claimed he was a penniless pensioner with no assets and this included claiming zero income from his hundreds of “books”(i.e. fictional porn pamphlets) which he alleged earned him an income in the “six figures.” Can't be wealthy and poor at the same time, right David? 

He avoided an initial effort to collect by declaring bankruptcy. So we can say he claims to be a bankrupt pensioner who makes six figures selling his books. He is hardly the person to think he can smugly mock my unfortunate financial situation when he lies about his own wealth and apparently has not a penny to his name.

I say to him directly, because as he reads this blog all day long, he is sure to see it within seconds of my posting:

Did you learn nothing after losing one defamation lawsuit? And by emailing Go Fund Me you think you are contacting them? When you click “contact” next to my daughter's name, that e-mail is automatically forwarded to my daughter. Do you really think that your petty, slanderous lies have anything to do with our personal family situation? In reaching out to harass her you have stepped into definitive criminal harassment territory- low even for you.

I am not sure where you got the figure of $30,000 we spent on the lawsuit I filed against you and won... because it did not even reach $10,000. Granted we spent these thousands in the hopes that you would actually be forced to pay what was legally ordered of you, but alas, you couldn't.

Once again, I must say it was worth every penny to have that verdict stating on paper that you by the legal definition harassed Renato and I for years on end. It is a masterfully written document. Find it here:

To counter the other ludicrous statements included in your pathetic GoFundMe messages, I have never owned property in Italy. I believe Renato still owns some worthless acres of woods and farmland which he tried to sell, could not and ended up paying the taxes on that land by allowing local farmers to harvest the wood for a fee. In any case, my past financial circumstances are entirely irrelevant to the veracity of my current financial predicament.

It is seriously sad and profoundly embarrassing that you have checked this blog over 11,000 times yet still find time to reach out and defame me again and again and harass my kindhearted daughter. 

Do you really think she is going to be convinced by you that I am a liar and a cheat? Everyone who knows me and the legacy of fine work Renato and I produced knows what a disgusting bully, liar and defamer you are.

What kind of person disrespects the deceased? What kind of person in this lowest moment in a person's life, attempts to ramp up their campaign of harassment and deprive someone in grief of the much-needed donations of their friends and family?

A person like you David Bret... a lonely, sad loser of a bankrupt pensioner who does not pay his debts and lies about absolutely everything. I would say get a life but it is no doubt too late for that for you.

Truly, it seems your life consists of checking my blog and not much else. Meanwhile even in this difficult time I am blessed by my lovely friends and family, surrounded by a rich life of love and comfort.

March on, my devoted reader! May you find an iota of meaning to your existence outside of hating me.