- During an interview with Carmen Aristegui, the actress shared the difficult moment she lived with a Mexican director.
- The actress produces and directs the film ‘The Fall’ in which she will talk about an athlete who experienced abuse.
In 2018, Karla Souza faced strong controversy after revealing in an interview with Carmen Aristegui, that she had been abused by a television director, whose name she did not mention.
After having shared some data and dates, Televisa He took action on the matter and broke his employment relationship with Gustavo Loza, television director, with whom Karla had worked during the time in which the alleged abuse apparently occurred.
Faced with this televised decision, Karla Souza He did not comment on it, he never accused him, but he did not speak to Televisa about it either, which left an unknown and undoubtedly the criticism rained down on him, after having mentioned the abuse, but not having made the complaint.
Four years from now, Karla Souza He has broken the silence and assured that at the time he needed to “raise his voice to heal” and explained the reason why he did not file a complaint.
“Actually, it was always my motive to raise my voice to heal. There are people who raise their voices to take him to criminal proceedings, but it is very important that for the survivors not all cases are to take them to criminal proceedings, some are to heal socially, to name it, to raise their voices, “he commented in interview with ‘Ventaneando’.
“Although many people have seen it as a silence and a weakness, for me, it was much more important to take care of myself and my mental health, my person, my family,” explained the actress who, after her complaint, decided to get away from the spotlight and await the arrival of her first baby in the United States, a country where she has lived for a few years.
Karla Souza pointed out that the laws are not designed for victims of abuse: “many times, in cases, impunity, the way the laws are, are not for the survivors, they are not for us and, therefore, the one that we demand that I, in this case, say or put myself in danger, is something that I was not going to do”, explained the actress in an interview with ‘Ventaneando’.
Karla Souza stars in and produces ‘La Caída’, a film that will premiere on November 11 on Amazon Prime and which deals with the story of a diver who suffered abuse.
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Karla Souza revealed the reason why she did not want to report her attacker