After participating in the tape CODA, which won the Oscar for best picture, Actor Eugenio Derbez became a trend after describing a Mexican border town as “a town with no electricity or paved streets.”whereupon it was sharply criticized.
And it so happens that the Mexico City native had an interview with a television show in which He talked about the new film he’s making.
However, the 60-year-old actor called the city “the city”, which did not please his compatriots at all.
derbez He said he was working on the Paloma Noyola Bueno storya Mexican girl who was described by Wired magazine years ago as “The Next Steve Jobs”.
But when discussing Paloma’s story, Derbez used words that bothered many:
“It’s a story based on a true story, I hope it changes education in Mexico. It’s the story of a girl who grew up in a small town and that became number 1 in the country.
“(It’s a story) about how this girl was able to move on In a city where I had no resources, where the streets aren’t even paved, where there aren’t even lights in the school, forget a computer or the internetsaid Derbez.
Eugenio Derbez has been criticized for calling the border town of Matamoros in Tamaulipas a “town”.
After making comments to the Ventaneando program, people on social networks did not forgive the actor for his comments about the city, emphasizing that, contrary to what he said, Matamoros is not a city without paved streets and electricity.
According to data from Mexico, the population of Matamoros in 2020 was 541,979 inhabitants and the international revenue was more than US$5,650 million in the same year.
The city of Matamoros borders Brownsville, Texaswhich had 182,271 inhabitants in 2019.
On social media, some people claiming to live in Matamoros have also said that they were not offended by the comment.
Tell us what you think of Derbez’s words related to this city.
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