UK Today News: Remembering Supermodel Gia Carangi – Pics From Gia Carangi’s Last Photo Shoot
Gia Carangi’s Last Photo Shoot: Gia Marie Carangi was an American fashion model back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and she was even considered to be the first supermodel in USA, before Janice Dickinson and Cindy Crawford.
The gorgeous Gia Carangi
After a very successful fashion career and an equally troubled one, Gia Carangi was told the shocking news that she was infected with HIV AIDS in 1986. Despite the best treatment, her condition became serious and Carangi was admitted to Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, but the disease was too complicated, and Supermodel Gia Carangi died at the age of 26 on November 18, 1986.
In remembrance of this great fashion icon, back in 1998, Holywood actress Angeina Jolie starred in HBO’s Gia, where she portrayed supermodel Gia Carangi. The film looked at the reality of sex, drugs and drama, and even documented the destruction of Carangi’s life and career and her death from AIDS.
Here are some pictures – reportedly from some of Gia Carangi’s last photoshoots in the years before her sudden death: (Pics courtesy: giacarangi.com)
Here are some other pics of the stunning model Gia Carangi at the peak of her career.
Supermodel Gia Carangi
Gia Carangi in Black