The death of actor Rodrigo Mejía has become a true family tragedy that already shocked Mexican entertainment this Friday. As the hours have passed, it is known that he died as a consequence of the COVID-19 that he contracted at the end of last January, like his father, Don Salvador Mejía.
Salvador Mejía, director of Asimetrics and MVS collaborator, shared the sad news through his Twitter account, where he documented the disease process that took the life of his brother, the 45-year-old histrion.
The journalist and A columnist wrote a few minutes ago that Rodrigo and his father died after facing the coronavirus.
"It is with deep sorrow that I share with you that both my father, Don Salvador Mejía, and my brother, Rodrigo Mejía, passed away," he wrote on his Twitter account. next to the photograph of the two men.
"Words full of love will be a good start to heal our hearts and begin to rebuild our family," added the specialist in economic issues and who also collaborates with Forbes .
Salvador Mejía He had remained optimistic about the diagnosis towards his brother and even on February 9, he commented that he was still "fighting the battle against # COVID19 ″.
At the end of last January, the actor's brother told a story that generated a lot of grace and that will surely remain in their memory because it happened with Rodrigo in the hospital.
“My brother made a video call to us from the hospital. I handed the phone to my mom, she smiled and started telling my brother to give her all his heart to get ahead. To reaffirm her saying, she took off a flip-flop and threatened him. It was epic, ” recalled the journalist who today published an image in black to remember the mourning that surrounds his family.
The causes of Rodrigo Mejía's death had been unknown until now, although some of the people close to the family already had given some indications of the disease that afflicted Rodrigo.
In the Venga la Alegría program they explained that the actor Rodrigo Mejía settled for months with his family in Mérida, Yucatán, where he found death as a consequence of COVID- 19.
“I had to talk many times with Gaby (Crassus) about how excited she was to move to Mérida. She left her job at TV Azteca to follow the love of her life, to follow that dream, because Rodrigo went with several partners to make a company and this is how this story ends , "commented journalist Flor Rubio on the morning program of the television station of the Ajusco.
The actor participated in several successful Televisa soap operas, such as The Hidden Secret, World of Beasts, Fire in the Blood and Care with the Angel.
After knowing the sad news, several personalities of the Mexican celebrity spoke and remembered the actor who gave life to "Nelson Acuña" in the telenovela Care with the Angel, next to Maite Perroni and William Levy.
One of the first in To express himself was the actor and singer, Mauricio Martínez, who highlighted the reasons why he will always remember Mejía.
“This is how I will always remember you, my Ro. What a deep sadness to learn last night of your departure. You were always a great companion and a best friend since we started this career together so many years ago. All my love to your family. What a tragedy. Please wear face masks, "he commented on his Twitter account.
Pati Chapoy, Adrián Patiño, Héctor Navarro, Maggie Hegyi, Marta Guzmán, Linet Puente and Jimena" La Choco "Pérez expressed their condolences to the actor's family and emphasized that now Rodrigo Mejía will be an angel for his family, especially for his wife Gaby Crassus and the two children they procreated together.
So far, Gaby Crassus, host of Al Extremo on TV Azteca, has not commented on her social networks.