In a decision that shook the television world, it was reported that the programs of the "Chespirito" universe of the remembered Mexican comedian Roberto Gómez Bolaños will no longer be broadcast in all countries, after a failed negotiation between Grupo Televisa and Grupo Chespirito. The latest issues were dated Friday, July 31.
Florinda Meza, widow of the man behind successful characters such as El Chavo del 8 and Chapulín Colorado, alluded to the news on Twitter on Saturday night. "What do I think the Chespirito program should stop broadcasting? Although I have nothing to do with it because I have inexplicably not been called to the negotiations, I think that right now, when the world needs more fun, doing that is an attack on people " Meza wrote.
Florinda Meza and the tender tribute to Chespirito five years after his death – Source: YouTube
On the other hand, the actress added that the uprising "goes against her own commercial interests, because at this moment we want to see everything that reminds us of a world that was better, it is part of the DNA of Latinos, we carry it in memory genetics, trying to remove it from the pit is an unintelligent measure, "he remarked, and then pointed to the station.
What do I think that the Chespirito program stops broadcasting? Although I have nothing to do with it because inexplicably I have not been called to the negotiations, I think that right now, when the world needs more fun, doing that is an attack on people.
& – Florinda Meza (@FlorindaMezaCH)
"It is sad to see how in your own house, which you have given millions of dollars is where you are least valued, I never thought it would happen to me, but for the first time I find a reason to say how good that my Rober is not he is in this world! This incomprehensible act kicks his memory and what he respected the most: the public. Maybe some executives without vision want to erase it, but in the heart and memory of the good people who have always followed it, it will be more alive than ever. " the actress concluded.
On the other hand, Roberto Gómez Fernández, Bolaños' son also made reference to the situation on his networks. "Although saddened by the decision, my family and I hope that Chespirito will soon be on the world screens. We will continue to insist, and I am sure we will succeed," he said.
Although saddened by the decision, my family and I hope that Chespirito will soon be on the screens of the world. We will continue to insist, and I am sure we will. & – Roberto Gomez Fernán (@ElAguila_Gomez)
Although so far Televisa has not ruled on it, journalist Raúl Brindis referred tangentially to the negotiation.
Due to economic and legal problems between Grupo Chespirito and Televisa, all broadcasting of their programs on open television in Mexico and more than 20 countries has been stopped. July 31 was the last day of uninterrupted transmission of Roberto Gómez Bolaños' programs.
& – Raúl Brindis (@raulbrindis)
"Due to financial and legal problems between Grupo Chespirito and Televisa, all broadcasting of their programs on open television in Mexico and more than 20 countries has been stopped. July 31 was the last day of uninterrupted transmission of Roberto Gómez Bolaños' programs", reported.
Roberto Gómez Bolaños, conceived, in his long career, more than 100 characters, and dozens of comedies and also filmed more than 40 films. He died on November 28, 2014, at the age of 85, at his Cancun residence.
The reaction of fans on the networks
When the news was released, the faithful followers of Bolaños and his creations soon manifested themselves on the networks, where Chespirito was Trending Topic.
"Saying goodbye would be silly, see you soon will only be. Good night my friends, good night, neighbor." We hope that Chespirito's programs will return to television soon.
& – Victor Toledo (@ victorhugo2100)
August, I hope you are a calm month. August: El Chavo, El Chapulín Colorado and Chespirito, went off the air in the world from August 1 and were also blocked in different portals.
& – Tweet 1A (@ Tweet1A)
At what age will the boy of 8 be overcome? I love him ????. Although they want to chaire and cancel him, chespirito will NEVER die, nor will they be able to overcome it.
& – Marce Orr (@marce_orr)
Sad reality, when this congested world needs a new air, we will not entertain ourselves again with the best humorous television show because of petty interests and economic differences over broadcast rights, Chanfle (R) Thank you Chespirito (R)
& – Pedro L. Pumarejo R. (@pelpumarejo)
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