El Chapo truth about per­cep­tion says ac­tress

Week­end, October 27-29, 2017 del Castillo says media has sex­u­al­ized the whole thing Tele­vi­sion

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Kate del Castillo says she just “wants clo­sure” and is hop­ing to get it from the re­lease of her new three-part do­cuseries The Day I Met El Chapo, now on Net­flix.

The doc­u­men­tary tells del Castillo’s ver­sion of events sur­round­ing a 2015 meet­ing with Joaquin “El Chapo” Guz­man, a Mex­i­can drug lord who at the time was hid­ing from au­thor­i­ties. He’s since been cap­tured and ex­tra­dited to the U.S. and is await­ing trial.

When del Castillo met with Guz­man, she said it was with the in­tent to make a film about his life. She brought along two film pro­duc­ers and ac­tor Sean Penn, who went on to write an ar­ti­cle for Rolling Stone mag­a­zine about the en­counter.

Since then, del Castillo and Penn have clashed over their ac­counts of what hap­pened. Del Castillo also sug­gests that Penn tipped off au­thor­i­ties to the meet­ing which ul­ti­mately led to Guz­man’s cap­ture.

Penn, through pub­li­cist Mark Fabi­ani, de­scribes del Castillo’s ef­forts as “noth­ing but a cheap Na­tional En­quirer-esque tale spun by a delu­sional per­son whose hunger for fame is both tawdry and trans­par­ent.”

In a re­cent in­ter­view with the As­so­ci­ated Press, del Castillo talked about the film, Sean Penn and mov­ing for­ward. An­swers have been edited for clar­ity and brevity. brave of him.’ But if it’s a woman then they sex­u­al­ize you. I think we all have good and bad in­side of us but we can­not for­get who he is. He’s a crim­i­nal . ... I saw him and he was a gen­tle­man. He was very nice with me, with us. He loves his fam­ily very much so, so that’s part of the in­ter­est­ing thing that I want to show if I ever do the movie, his story life, what hap­pens in­side that mind. What is go­ing on in his head? How a lit­tle kid from ... Si­naloa be­comes this No. 1 drug lord . ... Who helps them? Be­cause he’s not there by him­self, right? sorry. He’s too late. (Note: Penn says it’s com­mon to ask to see a cut of a project be­fore agree­ing to par­tic­i­pate. Af­ter view­ing it, Penn asked for a change which did not hap­pen.) (Note: Penn says del Castillo is adding “new sala­cious al­le­ga­tions to her in­ter­view reper­toire for the sole pur­pose of at­tract­ing at­ten­tion for her doc­u­men­tary and for her­self.”)

I’m an ac­tress but I’m not An­gelina Jolie. Some­times you work, some­times you don’t work so much. It’s been hard. Kate del Castillo

Well, legally I can go back be­cause the in­ves­ti­ga­tion is over but they opened a new in­ves­ti­ga­tion and then they closed it and opened a new one. (There is an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into whether del Castillo re­ceived money from Guz­man to fi­nance the movie she wanted to make. She de­nies this.) My lawyers are ad­vis­ing me not to go yet.

Wilfredo lee/AP

Mex­i­can ac­tress Kate del Castillo has clashed with Sean Penn over the events dur­ing their meet­ing with Mex­i­can drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guz­man.

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