The release of the "The House of Gucci," which starsLady Gaga and Adam Driver, has been met with criticism over its inaccurate portrayal of real-life characters in the Ridley Scott-directed biographical crime drama film.

In a statement, the heirs of former Gucci fashion house chairman Aldo Gucci revealed they are disconcerted after the members of the Gucci family were introduced as ignorant and insensitive thugs in the movie, Variety reported. Aldo held the presidency for the brand for more than three decades from 1953 to 1986.

“This is extremely painful from a human point of view and an insult to the legacy on which the brand is built today,” the statement noted.

It also slammed how Milanese socialite Patrizia Reggiani is portrayed "as a victim trying to survive in a male and male chauvinist corporate culture” during the 1980s when the film is set. The story follows how she facilitated the murder of her husband, Maurizio Gucci. She was convicted of the crime in 1998.

However, the surviving members of the Gucci family would reiterate that the once family-owned Gucci company was inclusive, with several women already holding top positions as early as the 1980s.

“Gucci is a family that lives honoring the work of its ancestors, whose memory does not deserve to be disturbed to stage a spectacle that is untrue and which does not do justice to its protagonists,” the statement said, adding the Guccis will fight to protect their reputation and dignity.

However, despite the threatening tone of the statement, no legal action has been taken at this time against Ridley Scott and Universal, an inside source said.

Meanwhile, fashion icon Tom Ford would also blast the movie for failing to deliver how serious the "tragic" and "absurd" story of greed and power in the Gucci family was. Ford was a fast-rising designer in Milan in 1995, during which Maurizio was shot dead in a hit job arranged by his estranged wife Patrizia.

"It was hard for me to see the humor and camp in something so bloody," he wrote in a new essay for Air Mail, adding that he felt as if "The House of Gucci" became the "‘Saturday Night Live’ version of the tale.”

“The shiny, ambitious, beautifully filmed and costumed tale of greed and murder is stunning by the sheer number of stars that have been cast," he noted as per IndieWire. "The movie rivals the nighttime soap 'Dynasty' for subtlety but does so with a much bigger budget.”

Lady Gaga, who plays Reggiani in the movie, has also been scrutinized for her Italian-accent English in the project. In previous interviews, the "Shallow" star revealed she stayed with Reggiani's character for nine months through method acting, meaning she spoke and lived like Patrizia in preparation for the role.

The 35-year-old "Rain On Me" hitmaker's net worth currently sits at $320 million following the successes of the Oscar-nominated musical film "A Star Is Born" with Bradley Cooper and her sixth studio album "Chromatica."

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Earlier this year, Patrizia slammed Lady Gaga for not meeting her while preparing for the film. She added that Gaga did not have any "consideration and sensibility" to see her and discuss the role.  Getty Images

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