What does it take to keep the filthy rich happy on holiday? If The White Lotus is anything to go by, the answer is prostitutes, flashy palazzos, horny husbands and hotel staff who will do anything to make holiday dreams come true.
The new season of the hit HBO dark comedy, which follows a group of 1 per centers on holiday at a five-star hotel in Sicily, is full of them. It’s more of a disaster than a dream holiday, especially when a dead body washes up on the beach in the first scene, but it’s brilliantly addictive to watch how the super-rich react when things go wrong.
Someone who knows exactly what that looks like is Gregory Patrick, the founder of the House of