Diego El Cigala, the renowned Spanish singer who also has Dominican nationality, was arrested in Madrid after being denounced by his partner for alleged mistreatment.
Diego Ramón Jiménez, artistically known as Diego El Cigala, was arrested by the Police in a hotel in the capital of Spain, after Present your partner a complaint for an alleged crime of gender violence, sources of the investigation reported.
The complaint was filed in the Spanish city of Jerez de la Frontera (south) by her partner, who reported having suffered continuous physical and psychological abuse over two years. The flamenco artist, 52 years old, he spent the night in a Madrid police station and could go to court.
The Madrid-born cantaor has announced an extensive schedule of concerts from Saturday June 12 to November in Spain, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and the United States, as part of his world tour “Everything I Have”.
El Cigala presented his tour in Santo Domingo last May, since he resides in the Dominican Republic, a country that granted him nationality in 2014, and later returned to Spain, where he has signed a series of concerts with his album called “Cigala sings to Mexico” . It is not the first time Diego El Cigala He is detained by the Spanish Police and in 2014 he was convicted by a Madrid court for a lack of threats to a flight attendant on a flight in 2003.
The interpreter of hits like “Lágrimas Negras” has a career of more than 25 years in music, with approximately twelve record productions that have received awards such as Grammy and platinum records. El Cigala was married for 26 years to Amparo Fernández, who died in 2015 and with whom he had two children, and a year and a half later he married the Jerez-born cantaora Kina Méndez.
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