yesterday went to light a piece of news that was surprising to Spain and to the whole world. The Associated Press published a report that nine women (eight of them anonymously) accuse Plácido Domingo (78 years) of sexual harassment. He, in response, published a press release in which it branded as "inaccurate" testimony offered and claimed that thirty years ago "the rules and the values were different then".
Within all this chaos, which has emerged as one of the most important figures in the world of opera, as well as his wife and family, is located in the eye of the hurricane . But few know the personal story behind one of the great legends of vocal on the international scene.love Life early
In its 17 years, Placido Domingo had already gone through a trance loving him greatly for life. With only 16 known to the student of piano, Ana María Guerra Cué (deceased in 2006), and, blinded by the idea of an eternal love, they both fled and were married in secret. But when the parents of the artist learned he was forced to return to the family home.
Her in-laws, however, they decided to opt for their relationship and were provided with a floor that they could move together. Shortly after, the young couple welcomed José Plácido Domingo Guerra , their first and only child in common.
And is that the relationship didn't last much more, ending with a very young Placido being a parent of a child and hauling a failed marriage behind their backs. "A guy with 17 years divorced and with a child... I was not a bargain", came to joke on such an occasion.Marta Ornelas
In spite of the precocity of his early loving, Sunday he met his current wife, mexican Marta Ornelas (84), in the decade of the sixties. In 1962, when he was just 21 years old, married and the fruit of their relationship were born two children: Placido Domingo Jr and Alvaro Maurizio Sunday .Placido Domingo and his wife, in the game of football between a team of artists and and of architecture, in Madrid, in 1984 - ABC
After almost 60 years of marriage with the woman of his life, who has always supported while he made history, this hard bump menace your strong relationship. Both of them joined the music, since she was a young woman with a voice portentous, which he earned in 1961, the award for the best voice of mozart for his role in "The marriage of Figaro".
The artist left his career voluntarily to support her husband and devote herself to her children: "I told Him that I could not be a mother, his wife and sing. I realized that the span of the career of Placido", he confessed in an interview in 2016 Bertin Osborne . A few words that Sunday it would respond with the following statement: "it Has been my guide, my inspiration total. I have been taught by all, is the one who has made me to be where I am today."family Drama
last June, we knew that Plácido Domingo had been forced to invest nearly two million dollars to rescue her children from the sect of Scientology. It was the ex-wife of his son Placido Jr, Sam Sunday , who unveiled the news via a media interview for the "Daily Mail". "We will not be entirely free until the whole family is outside," he said, in reference to Joseph, another of the sons of the tenor, and his daughters, who were "born" in the sect.From left to right: Alvaro Maurizio Domingo, Renee Alvarez, Marta Ornelas, Tenor Placido Domingo, Jose Placido Domingo and Placido Domingo Jr - GTRES
This religion has very strict rules. Parishioners are forbidden to be seen with people outside the group or who are not believers in the doctrine of the community. So, the tenor had to pay an exorbitant amount of money to be able to see his family, alongside the educational courses of Sam, his son and his granddaughters.
In 2008, the relationship of Sam and Placido Jr. was broken and came to an end. For this reason, the tenor did everything possible to take your child out of the Church, something got, starting by stop funding the group. Finally, your exnuera decided to move away from your ex boyfriend and be able to save his three daughters.
But Joseph is still within as a member recruiter: "We love being part of the handful of famous Los Angeles, is part of the appeal of Scientology". A family situation bleak, that now adds up to a sex scandal that has given back to the world.Updated Date: 15 September 2019, 08:00