Athina Onassis denies rumors of selling her Skorpios island

Athina Onassis, granddaughter of shipping magnate Aristotle, has laid all rumors to relating to her private family island rest as she finally released a statement saying that she has no plans of selling her Skorpios island. It was reported earlier that the exotic island in the Ionian Islands, in Greece was being offered for sale for EUR 120 million ($170 million). The family island which hosted the wedding of Onassis and widow of late U.S. President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, in 1968 is a huge private island that is completely closed for outsiders. Besides the house of Onassis, the island has a Pink House (villa of Jacky Kennedy), tennis courts, and parks. There are also two lovely beaches, and a beautiful chapel a chapel where Onassis married Jacky Kennedy, and the cemetery of her family members. On hearing the news of the sale of this historic island, apparently Big Wigs including Bill Gates, Madonna and billionaire Roman Abramovich were all said to have shown an interest. But the statement by the 24 year old heiress denying plans of selling this family island has stopped rumor mills from speculating and spreading news about the new owners of this beautiful island. According to the statement Athina was very upset and hurt over the news of her selling the island.

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The statement went on further to say that the island holds a lot of sentimental value to the heiress and hence she would never consider selling it.
[Artasastra And HelloMagazine]