Eugenio Derbez arouses controversy, his statue in Acapulco is removed

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The statue of actor and Mexican director Eugenio Derbez located in Acapulco have reportedly been vandalized by some inhabitants of the port of Guerrero, as hundreds of reviews and also memes have been raining down since its unveiling.

Note that Eugenio Derbez is one of the Mexicans who managed to cross the borders and who also triumphed in Hollywood.

However, apparently his artistic work is not appreciated by many, proof of this is that the statue which was built in his honor in Acapulco It was vandalized and removed from the site a few days after being placed very close to the coastal avenue of the port.

It was last Saturday, October 9, that a statue by Eugenio Derbez in front of the Elcano hotel, very close to the coastal avenue and quickly on social networks negative comments began to appear and they wondered if the actor really deserved to be recognized, since on the plate placed next to the statue we could see:

Inauguration of the Eugenio Derbez roundabout in gratitude for his contribution to the dissemination of Acapulco in the world ”.

It is known that the work was in charge of the Road and Airport Infrastructure Commission of the State of Guerrero, the government of Héctor Astudillo Flores, constitutional governor, as well as Javier Taja Ramírez, director general of the OPD.

However, criticism on social media has passed and a few days after its installation, the statue was vandalized.

The statue of Eugenio Derbez woke up completely covered in plastic bags and gray duct tape, the same happened with the plaque which mentioned that it had been built as a thank you and at the beginning Yahir García Delgado , director of the municipal planning institute of the city said yes Neighbors who were against this work could formally request their withdrawal.

The one who always has the last word, it is the citizens and in this sense, we would establish an institutional communication with the cultural community and the civil society who want to integrate in order to give a better orientation to this statue ”, declared the journalist. Oscar Ricardo Bec Muñoz.

According to him, citizens could take refuge under Law 444 for the Protection of the Cultural and Natural Heritage of the State and Municipalities of Guerrero, where it is stated that to put names of people to the locations of the State, it is essential that they have distinguished themselves by their actions at local, national or international level in the fields of culture, education, science, technology or sport.

Although this option was offered to remove the statue of Eugenio Derbez, it was not necessary for the neighbors to agree, as hours after the photographs of the vandalized statue were published, local authorities removed it of the site and until it indicates that it has been put back in place.

It should be noted that Eugenio Derbez has not commented on the matter, however, he just created on Apple TV + the Acapulco series based on the experiences of Máximo Gallardo.

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