The Truth About The Bling Ring

25/11/2017 11:57 GMT

Sofia Coppola's latest film The Bling Ring documents the exploits of privileged Hollywood teens who ransack celebrity homes. It premieres at Cannes Film Festival today - but before you think this is a case of Spring Breakers-ish part two, consider the fact this story actually happened.

Emma Watson's character Nicki - a fame-obsessed and materialistic teenager - is based on the now infamous Alexis Neiers, one of the gang's ringleader who looted several stars' mansions including those of ');