Angélica Celaya displays on gambling the past due Jenni Rivera withinside the Telemundo collection and admits she nevertheless talks to Jenni’s own circle of relatives in our EXCLUSIVE interview.
The biographical telenovela Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio turned into first launched in 2017 however has had a resurgence ever because it debuted on Netflix in 2021. The collection fast have become a massive hit for the streaming service. HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Angélica Celaya, who performed the past due singer, approximately the repute of her courting with Jenni Rivera’s own circle of relatives withinside the years for the reason that collection turned into first launched.
“I nevertheless see her kids,” Angélica advised HollywoodLife at the same time as selling the Hispanicize #DeTiDepende digital summit. “I nevertheless communicate together along with her kids, and they’re top notch, top notch human beings with such right hearts. I can say, sincere to God, in those 4 years that I’ve regarded her own circle of relatives, they’re actual and feature large, large hearts. They’re actual due to the fact they’re like each unmarried one folks with virtues, and they’re right, right-hearted human beings. I felt like domestic each unmarried time I dangle with them. I experience that it’s like they’re my own circle of relatives. They’re top notch.”
The actress admitted that she in no way imagined the collection, which chronicles the existence of Jenni Rivera, might be so famous on Netflix. “Never in my wildest desires did I assume that we had been going to get a 2d wind,” Angélica admitted. “And again, right here we’re. It’s some thing very beautiful. I thank the process, and I thank Jenni Rivera’s own circle of relatives due to the fact I assume the genuine tale that’s taking place here’s a girl preventing for her proper to have a voice in a male-ruled enterprise and to continually combat for her kids and her kids to have their place.”
Jenni stays a pivotal parent withinside the Regional Mexican track enterprise. The singer tragically died in a aircraft crash close to Monterrey, Mexico, in 2012. She turned into simplest forty three years old. Angélica spread out approximately filming the heartbreaking scene in which Jenni receives at the aircraft simply earlier than her death.
“It turned into a difficult scene to film,” Angélica advised HollywoodLife. “We had a completely small team out withinside the airfield, and all of us desired to get performed with filming as rapid as possible. It turned into very tons quiet. Even the cameramen at one point… he turned into withinside the jet at a sure attitude simply to try and get us all sitting in our positions, and he have become claustrophobic. He turned into like, ‘I want you men to rush up due to the fact I can not live right here, it’s an excessive amount of for me.’ And there has been a photographer on set who turned into doing a documentary aspect with a Polaroid, and he stored looking to take photos of me. They had been the ones Polaroid immediate photos, and there has been now no longer one image of me that got here out clear, it turned into continually flooded through light.”
She continued, “There turned into some thing that turned into withinside the air that all of us felt. We had been all very silent. It turned into very eerie. Even the set photographer got here to me and said, ‘I need to offer you those photos due to the fact they’re too eerie to have in my palms proper now. I don’t need them.’ They had been simply flooded through light. There turned into not anything that got here out on focus. This turned into all at nighttime, so it wasn’t the solar or anything. Nothing got here out clear.”
The Hispanicize occasion, which passed off on March 12, introduced collectively celebrities, pinnacle clinical experts, and network leaders to teach the Latinx network approximately COVID-19 vaccine. The actress discovered why it turned into such an critical occasion for her to participate in. “I assume there’s a variety of incorrect information accessible regarding vaccines,” she said. “Unfortunately for myself, and I’m certain a variety of the readers can clearly testify to having pals and own circle of relatives individuals which have exceeded away because of COVID… I assume it’s our obligation as we’re appeared upon inside our network — which I’m very thankful for and in no way take it for granted — to lend a voice and to try to teach.”