Rafael Amaya achieved international fame as protagonists of “The Lord of the heavens”, The series where he played the famous Aurelio Casillas. The Mexican actor conquered the public for his performance as this controversial but charismatic character throughout seven interrupted seasons.
As the leader of the Casillas clan, Aurelio became the base of the production of Telemundo. However, over time he went from protagonist to being forgotten. For what reason? In itself, there is no convincing explanation at all. It is only known that Rafael Amaya he left the entertainment world of his own accord.
Some rumors point out that Amaya he is very ill. Others say that he has problems with drugs and that he is admitted to a rehabilitation center, although the only certainty is that he has been missing for more than two years. Since April 2018 he has not posted any new photos to his account. Instagram. Nor has she performed at public events or given interviews. She only reappeared on television by sparks to say goodbye to the character that gave her world fame.
It was in the first chapter of the seventh season of “The Lord of the heavens” when we last saw Rafael Amaya play Aurelio Casillas, who died after being in a coma for much of the previous season. Since then the whereabouts of the actor have not been known. Today we tell you the time that Amaya was admitted to a hospital because of the Telemundo series.
THE TIME RAFAEL AMAYA WAS BOARDED IN A HOSPITAL BECAUSE OF THE LORD OF THE SKIES
The first time that Rafael Amaya he left everyone in 2015. His co-workers knew nothing about him, he did not answer calls and no one knew his whereabouts. This led to various speculations, among them it was said that he was submerged in drugs and that he was admitted to a rehabilitation center.
However, Amaya himself came out to clarify why he disappeared. Five years ago, in an exclusive interview with María Celeste Arrarás in the program “Al Rojo Vivo” of Telemundo, revealed the reasons that led him to retire for a time from public life.
The journalist questioned Amaya about what was true in the rumors about his admission to a hospital for drug overdose, something he flatly denied.
“Well yes, I was in the hospital; I had a nervous breakdown from tiredness, from stress. I spent 10 months or so or almost 11 months working consecutively without holidays. And, like any other human being, I started getting sick every week, “he explained.
“I needed a break and forget about [mi personaje] Aurelio Casillas to take my life back ”, he added.
The actor clarified that he only stayed in the hospital for two days and that his doctor recommended absolute rest. Upon leaving the hospital, he assured that he did not enter a rehabilitation center but turned off the phone and went to visit his family and friends, whom he had not seen for a long time.
At another point in the interview, Amaya if he used drugs, something he also denied. “[Las drogas] they are something that is always there latent in the environment where I develop, but I have been very lucky not to relapse, excuse me, not to fall into an addiction, “he said.
Amaya He pointed out that all the speculation did a lot of damage to him and his family, since even some media gave him up for dead.
“Many things have been said, but what I needed was only to rehabilitate myself spiritually and to what I was before” The Lord of Heaven “. I don’t drink, I don’t take any type of drugs and I am very happy with what happens in my life, with my family, with my friends and I just took time to meet again, to return to my roots, ”he said.
As he insisted several times throughout the interview, the hospital admission was the result of fatigue and many personal problems that he was going through and that he did not want to give much detail about.
WHERE WAS RAFAEL AMAYA BORN?
Rafael Amaya was born on February 28, 1977 in the city of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. At the age of five, he moved with his family to the city of Tecate, Baja California.
From an early age he excelled in sports especially athletics, he also took drama and music classes. After graduating from high school, she traveled to San Diego, California to begin her university studies.