Mexico. – Mexican singer and actor, Christian Chavez, former member of the musical group RBD and protagonist of the soap opera Rebelde, the television phenomenon of 2004 that caused a revolution in the different generations of the time and that to this day is still relevant on Mexican television and in music.
Although the pop music band RBD broke up in 2009 and the members went their separate ways, today, Anahí, Dulce María, Maite Perroni, Alfonso Herrera, Christopher Uckermann and Christian Chávez they are still best friends. In a recent interview with the presenter Yordi Rosado on the YouTube channel, the singer Christian Chávez revealed the secrets he lived when he was in the band.
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In the interview the 39-year-old singer revealed that when he was in RBD he suffered from anxiety and depression at the age of 21 because during that time no one knew about his sexual preference, that is, that he belonged to the LGBT+ community and although he was married, for Christian Chávez this was a private and difficult issue.
Also, because of his problems with the anxiety and depressionChristian Chávez confessed that there was a moment when he turned to drugs, wanting to escape from reality, in response to this he expressed, “You go to parties and then they start offering you cocaine, tacha, you name them (…) and well, you’re a guy and you’re At a time when you want to try, you want to feel and escape, literally”.
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Given this, Christian Chávez had many bad times being in the presentations, tours and interviews of the musical phenomenon RBD because he continually thought about the criticism he was going to receive when he confessed that he was homosexual. However, at that time and currently many people in Mexico suffer from discrimination due to their sexual preference, an advance that has emerged for the LGBT+ community is that now it is a subject that is open freely, but back then, it was a time different for the famous 39-year-old and of which he expressed.
“There were many moments that I did not enjoy in RBD due to anxiety about what was going to happen, when people realized who I was, if people were going to love me or hate me,” Christian Chávez also confessed that during that moment he was not prepared to share his sexual preference or “get out of coset” to the world and was a victim of “Outing”, that is, the action of taking someone out of the closet, this means making public that a person belongs to the LGTB collective without their consent.
“The technique they did with me is the “outing”, which was not known at the time, it was 17 years ago now… and this me I wasn’t ready to do it I had already been married and I was two years old with my husband, when they did, this is considered a violation is to enter your privacy and psychologically and emotionally expose yourself to something that you are not ready for,” said Christian Chávez.
Finally, for singer and actor Christian Chávez it was a difficult process when her relationship with her Canadian ex-husband was made public by a magazine at the time. The famous man burst into tears remembering the terrible moments that he experienced before and after his revelation.