In the month of August he premiered the series “El Rey, Vicente Fernandez” in Netflix, one of the most popular streaming platform in the world. To date, the program has achieved great levels of success, ranking in the top 10 of the most popular series in various Latin American countries. Here is the story and life of the Mexican ranchera music singer who marked millions of people with his talent and sadly passed away on December 12, 2021.
According to the audiovisual platform, this audiovisual project is “an account that delves into the life and prolific career of Vicente Fernandez: from its humble origins to its consolidation as an icon of Mexican music”. In addition, it stars Jaime Camil, Sebastían Dante, Sebastían García, Marcela Guirado, among other talented actors from Mexico.
Nevertheless, Netflix He was not the only one who thought of making a program telling the story of the Mexican symbol. In fact, in March “The Last King, the Son of the People” was released, a biographical novel of the singer, which was produced by Juan Osorio for the giant TelevisaUnivision. But, some time after its launch, it was involved in controversy and caused various problems for being inspired by an unauthorized biography of the Argentine journalist Olga Wornat.
It turns out that the singer’s wife, María del Refugio Abarca, also known as Cuquita Abarca, sued Televisa for the things that are shown in the soap opera. The widow expressed her discontent with the fact that in “The Last King: The Son of the People” a story of her is told, positioning her as a woman without a voice or vote next to her husband. Her lawyer declared that she is shown to be submissive and with sexist stereotypes, in addition to the fact that she is presented unequally and is victimized and re-victimized.
Likewise, the novel tells a large number of facts that leave the Mexican singer in a bad light, because the story unfolds between infidelities, lies and addictions. Consequently the family Fernandez She was not at all happy with the program and that is why they decided to file a complaint against Televisa. So far, no further information is known on the subject, but Cuquita Abarca’s lawyer has assured that if the ruling comes out in his favor, the Mexican television producer must block and eliminate images or audios that are related to the subject of investigations into this fact.
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