Professionals from the world of cinema, representatives of culture and politics, anonymous citizens, many people today pass by the burning chapel of the actress Verónica Forqué, deceased this monday. The coffin with his mortal remains has arrived at the Spanish Theater around 10:30 in the morning, amid applause, and has been placed on a stage surrounded by eight wreaths of flowers and accompanied by the projection of images of his work.
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Actors and actresses such as Paco León, Maribel Verdú, Beatriz Rico, María Barranco, Antonio Resines, Susi Sánchez, Elisa Mantilla, Juan Diego, Carmelo Gómez, Charo López or Aitana Sánchez Gijón have come to say goodbye, as well as the filmmaker Pedro Almodovar. Also the Minister of Culture, Miquel Iceta, the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso or the delegate of the Culture Area of the Madrid City Council, Andrea Levy. The designer Elena Benarroch, the singer Massiel and the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain, Mariano Barroso, also attended, who said that Forqué was "a benchmark." "It is always said that the best clown is the sad clown, and with all the pain that Verónica hid, perhaps that is why her work had that extraordinary dimension and has remained so much in the hearts of the people," he added, without forgetting "the burden of emotions and pain that he concealed and concealed."
The public tribute that today hosts the Spanish Theater will last until 4:00 p.m. on a stage where Forqué performed in Doña Rosita the single woman or the language of flowers, in a montage by Miguel Narros, and in 2020 as director of the play Spanish, Franco is dead.
"Joy is one of the most beautiful gifts you can have and she had it," said Paco León, and recalled the message of the actress Yolanda Ramos on Instagram, who said that the death of the actress "had been a work accident", because she worked "with sensitivity" and that "could come against you," according to the EFE agency. "An angel has left us," said his partner María Barranco and added: "I hope that where he is, he is very happy and that he rests."
Pedro Almodóvar has stressed that in addition to being an "extraordinary" actress, she was "a very good person, a kind of angel." "The Veronica that I remember was a very happy and accomplished Veronica both professionally and personally," he assured, and stressed that for many generations the cinema of the 80s and 90s "cannot be understood without her presence both in the comedies as in dramas. " "I remember her always worried about all of us, a very good friend of all, always providing solutions and with a determined spiritual life, with a very solid and absolute faith in Buddhism. She is the last person that I would have imagined with an ending like the one she has. had, "he noted. The filmmaker has commented that not only the actors are sensitive, "the profession is not to blame." "What has happened," she added, "is absolutely mysterious and has to do with our nature, with the passage of time and the wounds it leaves: she was not with her husband, her brother, whom she adored, he died a few years ago. Time has not treated her well. "
Massiel, at the gates of the theater, has asked "the public health and the Government to take into account that depression is a very strong disease and has to take priority," according to Europa Press. "She did not have financial problems, but let them think that COVID has isolated a whole profession a lot. Apart from other people, but the entertainment world is very sensitive and has other shortcomings," he added.
The Minister of Culture, Miquel Iceta, has lamented the loss, recalling that she will be "forever, as a testimony of good work and a whole time." "It is a great loss as an actress and as a person. She was very nice, I don't know personally how she was, but she treated others with enormous humility, sincerity, sympathy and great affection," the president of the Community declared at the doorstep. from Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso. "She was a unique actress, with whom it was easy to empathize with affection, and that smile so nice, so endearing that she moved across the screen ... and with which she conquered millions of Spaniards," said the delegate of the Culture of the Madrid City Council, Andrea Levy.
Colleagues from the MasterChef Celebrity program have also attended, in whose last edition the actress participated, such as chef Pepe Rodríguez, who has declared to the assembled media that the people on the program "loved her", "loved her" and "cared for her." Rodríguez had not spoken with Forqué recently, according to EFE. The cook was very sorry for not having called her again. Last night, Shine Iberia, the program's producer, issued a statement in defense of the claim they have received, underlining that the actress "had stated on many occasions to feel happy and grateful" for the opportunity they had given her by participating in this reality, as reported by VerTele.