Just a day ago she revealed the date they are going to wed.But it may well be that Holly Madsion may end up tying the knot in a prison chapel after it emerged her fiance is facing more than 13 years in jail.Pasquale Rotella appeared in Los Angeles court on Monday to face charges for bribery, embezzlement, conspiracy and conflict of interest. According to Radaronline, he was present for a pretrial conference, with the Los Angeles County District Attorney alleging the event planner used more than $2.5 million in funds from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to bribe city officials.Rotella, who used the venue to host dance events, was indicted alongside five other men involved with his company Insomniac events.He was released on $1.8 million bail and could serve up to 13 years and 8 months in prison if convicted.The case will return to court on July 29, just over a fortnight before the couple's planned August 15 wedding.However, it seems Rotella, who is father to the Playboy centrefold's daughter Rainbow
Standing by her man: Holly Madison announced their wedding date just before Pasquale Rotella appeared in court on Monday on bribery charges
, remains confident that he will win his case.
Last year his attorney Gary Jay Kaufman: '(Rotella) has always acted lawfully and appropriately with respect to all of his dealings with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.'Any allegations of wrongdoing on the part of Mr. Rotella by the District Attorney’s office are completely baseless and flat-out wrong, both on the law and on the facts.'All transactions between Insomniac and the Coliseum were transparent and approved by the Coliseum General Manager, his staff, and the attorneys representing the Coliseum.'Any charges against Mr. Rotella are clearly politically motivated and publicity driven.'Holly has also been trying to put her fiance's legal problems to one side, recently insisting they are planning to have a 'Kardashian-sized family.'
Happy couple: The pair starred in a reality television special after the birth of daughter Rainbow in March
Daddy dearest: Holly posted this image of Rotella sleeping with their baby back in April
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