Queen of Versailles

Reel Women: 'The Queen of Versailles'

by Britt Hayes July 26, 2012 @ 4:00 PM
Magnolia Pictures
Jackie and David Siegel were worth $400 million before the stock market dropped in 2008. David had built the world's largest time share empire, which he was using with his wife Jackie to build the largest house in America, modeled after the palace of Versailles in France -- a project which the couple must now face abandoning in the wake of their mounting financial crisis. Deep in debt and with several of his properties in foreclosure, David struggles to find the money to maintain the luxurious lifestyle to which his wife and eight children have become accustomed.