The son of ranchera singer Vicente Fernández, Vicente Fernández Jr. expressed his opinion on the statements made by the singer Lupita Castro in which his father is accused of having sexually abused the vocalist when she was a minor.
According to What was reported in the Maxine Woodside program in Grupo Fórmula , the also candidate for deputy in Jalisco asked Lupita to take her complaint to the competent authorities to deal with the case.
“I spoke this week with Vicente Fernández Jr. to get his point of view regarding what is happening with his father. He told me that at the moment he is not going to give statements. That all this has to be done directly with the courts, ” was said on the air in the broadcast of Todo para la mujer on February 11.
According to what was reported in the radio content, Vicente Fernández Jr. denied being the spokesperson of the family and assured that the one who would have to speak publicly before the accusations of alleged sexual abuse is her father.
“ The only thing he could say, and not publicly, is to invite her to go and file her complaint with an authority not just talk about it publicly because there is a book coming where she wants to tell these anecdotes, so as a result of this book she wants to gain more notoriety. ”
“ She also said that she will no longer talk about Karina Ortegón, that and everything has to be judicially. Just like his dad's, and he's not the spokesperson for his dad either. He said: ' I want you to understand that I am not my dad's spokesperson. In any case, my father is the one who would have to go out —Don Vicente Fernández— to talk about what this singer is saying, ' "the radio broadcast concluded.
It was on February 9 that the singer Lupita Castro denounced to 'Charro de Huentitán' for allegedly sexually abusing her 40 years ago:
“Vicente Fernández harassed me for a long time, but he did something more to me, more serious than that. My name is Lupita Castro, I am a singer. I don't want to take advantage of what is happening now (…). That is why I am here, today I want to tell the truth. The important thing is not why I kept silent so long, but why he did it, "he told the singer in a video posted on TikTok.
In agreement with revealed by Lupita in an interview with the not like gossip program, MBOs they met in a broadcast of the Always on Sunday program , and from then on she was harassed on more than one occasion by the interpreter of these jealousies , who perpetrated the alleged assault when she was 17 years old.
“He invited me to dinner. He said: 'Do you want a drink?', And I started to feel dizzy … Then he said 'let's go to the couch' and that's where it started … I didn't want to, I wasn't up to it. That's when the struggle began and the truth scared me. I said 'no, no, no,' "recalled the singer who uncovered one of the most painful episodes of her life.
Despite what was said, Castro assured in an interview with Sale el Sol that he does not" have the heart "to see Vicente Fernández behind bars, so he will not take any legal action against him . However, he added that he does expect a public apology from his alleged aggressor.
“Yes, I thought about it (to start a legal process), but I imagine him in jail and I don't have a heart. What yes is that if it is that if somebody does it, maybe I join ”, declared to the morning emission of Imagen Televisión.