The former host of Al Rojo Vivo was Bernal’s mentor, so for him his departure has been hard and sad … He did not have the same words for Carolina Sandoval
Jorge Bernal admit that Telemundo has gone through difficult times and personally on the wave of layoffs admitted that the departure of Maria Celeste Arrarás It has been something very sad for him, since she, in addition to her friend, was his mentor.
“I feel weird, obviously sad. Speaking in particular of María Celeste, we sent her some flowers and she called me saying that I had made her cry because of what I wrote on the card“, Said Bernal, who explained that it was Arrarás who gave him his first opportunity within Telemundo.
“María Celeste is a woman I didn’t know and from one day to the next, one Saturday, I was washing my car on a Saturday and she called me and said I want you to come and meet me and the executive producer to see if you join the program And that’s how my story began with her and with ‘Al Rojo Vivo’. She taught me, she scolded me. She was by my side at all times. Never let go of me“, The Cuban-American presenter recalled excitedly.
He even remembered that when they offered him to drive “Drop the soup”, the evening show news program on Telemundo, “She told me you’re ready, congratulations.”
Bernal revealed that the “situation is complicated” on the Spanish-language television network in the United States for many reasons.
Arrarás and Díaz They are the best known personalities in the wave of layoffs that the network suffered the first week of August, but that affected almost 5,000 people in all the television properties of the parent company NBC Universal, which revealed losses of 25% in the second quarter of the year as a result of the pandemic.
Shortly before, the Venezuelan Carolina “Veneno” Sandoval was fired from her role as commentator in “Suelta la sopa”, which sparked a scandal on social media.