In an interview for the program Ted Table Talk: The Estefans, actress Kate del Castillo recalled her meeting with ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán.
Kate del Castillo He remembered the encounter he had with Joaquin El Chapo Guzman in 2015. The Mexican actress revealed that she was afraid that the leader of the Sinaloa cartel would sexually abuse her.
In interview for the program Ted Table Talk: The Estefans, conducted by Gloria, Emily and Lili Estefan, the protagonist of The Queen of the South revealed some aspects that have marked her life, including the violence she received from her former partner Luis Garcia and the controversial encounter he had with a Mexican drug trafficker who remains imprisoned in a jail in New York.
Although in the past he has already spoken on the subject and even produced the documentary When i met el chapo
When Kate he met with ‘El Chapo’ in the mountains, according to what he said, he was afraid to sleep in that place, because it was not among his plans. She even remembered that she thought they were going to kill her or that she could be raped by the drug dealer.
“He said ‘Friend, I think you need to go to sleep.’ We didn’t even know we were going to stay there and that’s when I thought he was going to rape me and then he was going to kill me or something like that, “said Kate.
Then, he revealed that after meeting with Joaquin Guzman decided to propose to him to make a movie. The proceeds from the project would go to people who had lost a family member to organized crime.
“‘You know what, thinking about the movie, how are you, Don Joaquín, if we donate a little of the money that is collected for all those people who have lost a family member due to organized crime.’ I thought he was going to kill me or do something to me, but that was my only chance “, confessed the interpreter.
“Then he looked at me with his big eyes and said: ‘That’s what I like about you, let’s do it.’ We hugged each other and he said ‘I’m leaving.’ Then he left and I literally crawled on the bed, my legs were shaking, I couldn’t believe it. I lay down on the bed without taking off anything, “said the Mexican actress.
However, that night was not entirely quiet, because, as he explained, an hour after he had gone to bed he heard cries that they had to go. “Let’s go, let’s go, let’s go, pray, pray! Almost 24 hours after we left, the military arrived at the scene and started shooting, ”the famous woman recalled.
He also recalled the way in which he was judged for this meeting, as a persecution against him began by the Mexican government, led by the former president Enrique Peña Nieto. The actress lasted almost three years without being able to set foot in Mexico due to an investigation against her.