“I have some old shoes, and I don’t want to throw them away. Even though they have holes, I really appreciate them. “They are my story, my pain and my glory, they are my personality.” With this song that dates back to 1992, Gloria de los Ángeles Treviño Ruiz – known artistically as Gloria Trevi – achieved the first triumphs of her musical career.
What that 24-year-old girl never imagined was that, at such a young age, she would become a reference for many generations. After successes like Dr Psychiatrist, With eyes closed and I feel so lonelywould conquer the hearts of millions of Mexicans for her shameless appearance when she appeared disheveled and with torn stockings on stellar public television programs.
At that time, seeing a woman chewing gum with her mouth open, expressing words like “carnal”, “chale” or adding an “s” to any verb (“you saw”, “you said”, “you commented”) was something that It went outside the established canons. It was an exaltation of popular culture and low-income neighborhoods. This was Gloria Trevi, a well-thought-out product for rebellious youth. It worked.
Before turning 30, Trevi had already given an international concert tour, and managed to set foot on the most emblematic stages such as Madison Square Garden, in New York; and some other venues in countries such as Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Puerto Rico and much of Central America. In 1993, she was selected as queen of the Viña del Mar Festival by the Chilean press.
However, his career was overshadowed when, in 1998, a book titled Glory for Hell written by Mexican singer and actress, Aline Hernández, detailed the alleged abuses she was a part of by Trevi’s then music producer, Sergio Andrade; and even the alleged participation of the singer in convincing the author to have sexual encounters with the man, when she was barely 13 years old.
He Show had to continue and both producer and singer tried to minimize the accusations without much success.
This story is contained in the most recent bioseries of Gloria Trevi made by the Mexican producer, Carla Estrada, who in 50 episodes portrays the controversial life of the interpreter of Free hair and Old Shoes. It is a production with real stories and stellar performances such as that of the actress, Scarlet Gruber, who gives life to the composer.
Here what you need to know about the bioseries They are me by Gloria Trevi:
Who is Gloria Trevi?
Gloria de los Ángeles Treviño Ruiz was born in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León, on February 15, 1968. Known artistically as Gloria Trevi, the 55-year-old woman is a composer, singer, actress, producer and businesswoman. Recently, she ventured as a director in her bioseries They are me.
When he was 17 years old, in 1985, he moved to Mexico City to seek luck as an artist. There she met the controversial producer, Sergio Andrade, who included her in the new musical group “Boquitas Pintadas”, which also included María Raquenel Portillo, “Mary Boquitas”; Claudia Rosas, Pilar Ramírez Mónica Murr and, of course, Gloria Trevi.
In the 1990s, Gloria debuted in the cinema with three films that achieved a watershed in her role as an actress: Free hair (1991), Old Shoes (1993) and A potato without ketchup (nineteen ninety five). Along with her cinematographic success, on December 17, 1991, the interpreter of I feel so lonely It was presented for the first time in the National Auditorium, a venue for musical and theatrical shows with capacity for 10,000 people.
Trevi-Andrade Clan Case
While Gloria continued to achieve success, an ominous moment overshadowed her career. It was about her sudden disappearance from the media. It is worth mentioning that, in 1997, she had retired from the stage after having participated in a magazine program called “XETÚ Remix”, whose broadcasts began in September 1996 and ended in January 1997.
At that time, some media leaks reported that Trevi obtained one of the best contracts with the chain. Televisa to make four soap operas, six movies and host a primetime show in a period of six years. It was one of the most lucrative agreements for a single artist of more than eight million pesos.
In that year, in 1997, Andrade and Trevi disappeared in an unusual way. After her apparent escape, the parents of a 17-year-old girl named Karina Yapor, originally from the northern state of Chihuahua, reported her missing. She belonged to Gloria’s work team. It is worth mentioning that the producer had escaped with some of the young women that he recruited to be singers and, even, to whom he promised a successful career. In most cases, it never happened.
In 1999, Yapor’s parents filed a complaint against Andrade, Trevi, “Mary Boquitas” and Marlene Calderón for the crimes of kidnapping, corruption and rape of minors. The Chihuahua Attorney General’s Office issued an arrest warrant and requested Interpol (International Police) to issue a worldwide search file.
It was until January 13, 2000, when the Rio de Janeiro Police, in Brazil, found Andrade and Trevi in a house where they had been living for three months with a group of sisters, identified as Katia, Karla and Karola. of the Cuesta.
After spending four years and eight months and eight days in prison, in September 2004, Trevi was acquitted and exonerated by a judge in the state of Chihuahua for all the alleged crimes. It is worth mentioning that the process was long, since the Mexican authorities requested her extradition from the city of Brasilia and, after arriving in the state of Quintana Roo, Trevi, “Mary Boquitas” and Marlene Calderón, were declared free.
Who is who in the series They are me?
Gloria Trevi is played in the series by several women who, according to the events of her life, will change according to the plot:
- Luka Montellano: Gloria Trevi in childhood.
- Valentina Delgado: Gloria Trevi at 6 years old.
- Lu Rosette: Gloria Trevi at 11 years old.
- Regina Villaverde: Gloria Trevi in her youth.
- Scarlet Gruber: Gloria Trevi in the most controversial part of her life.
Other notable characters in the story are:
- Jorge Poza: Sergio Andrade, who in the series is named César Santiago.
- Ingrid Martz: Gloria Ruiz Arredondo, mother of Gloria Trevi.
- Sian Chong: Gloria Trevi’s first great love.
- Norma Herrera: Aurora Tamez de Arredondo, grandmother of Gloria Trevi.
- Majo Edgar: “Mary Boquitas”.
- Harry Geithner: Emilio Azcárraga Milmo, director of Televisa.
It will also feature the appearance of the actors and actresses: Raquel Bigorra, Nicol Vale, Lorena de la Garza, Yurem Rojas, Kunno, Wendy Guevara, Kimberly “La Más Preciosa”, and Paola Suárez.
How many chapters does the series have?
The series is made up of 50 chapters.
Where to watch the series?
The bioseries is distributed by the platform Vix and is being broadcast every Sunday on the Las Estrellas channel. Televisa-Univision.