The famous American interpreter of Mexican origin, John Paul Medinareappeared in front of the media just over 8 months after being part of a surgical process where His leg was amputated due to thrombosis. and to pose for the first time with her prosthesis for a Mexican publication.
The famous Mexican actor attended the unveiling of the play’s end-of-season plaque on Saturday night Hamlet in Mexico City with his girlfriend, also a Colombian actress, Paulina Davila. There, he was very excited about his return to the public stage and said he was ready to face the challenges ahead like his return to television.
“Very happy to be able to go out, to come to the theater […] Well little by little, I’m in therapy, I’m recovering, and later, when I feel better, already everything to work, I’m going to do it, but at the moment I still don’t know“, declared the histrion of 44 years in front of the cameras of Come Joy.
The actor who gave life to Diego Olvera Produced by Netflix, The House of Flowers, was asked about if you ever thought about resorting to suicide; Fortunately, these thoughts never crossed his mind thanks to the rapid psychological and family intervention in his recovery process:No, not at all, no“, underlined the interpreter between two laughs.
Later, Juan Pablo Medina acknowledged that he was still in a privileged position where he could attend privately with psychologists and psychiatrists: “The simple fact of being grateful is the engine of being here… my father is a doctor, from the first moment I was surrounded by specialists and it is a great help and From the first moment I was in contact with psychiatrists, psychologists, and fortunately, I say this from the privilege, I really feel very lucky”.
Finally, the interpreter who has managed to position himself as one of the most beloved artists of the small screens in Mexico, took advantage of the platform offered by the media to send a message to people who live a situation similar to his. : “Well, just being here must be the sunset and it must be the engine to move on.“, he finished.
It all started in mid-2021, when the interpreter of Love of my loves He was on a recording set. According to an interview that sold for the magazine GQ Mexico in mid-march, he was working normally when he started feeling very unwelltried to go ahead with the project so as not to delay the team, however, the pain was so intense that he could not continue.
Already in the hospital they detected that he had suffered a cardiac arrest. After hours of anguish, the doctors told him that his life was in danger and that the only solution was to amputate his leg: “We started talking about the decision before the medical intervention was done. […] You have to understand it and that the specialists accompany you. It’s something very bastard, but I could count on this help. I’ve never had therapy in my life and now I’m determined not to get out of it for anything,” he told the publication.
Regarding his prosthesis, the actor commented that he managed to find a perfect one according to his needs; however, he did not hide his uncertainty of having to reinvent his way of life.
“When they told me they were going to amputate me, the first thing that came to mind was that my life, as I led it, was over. That’s when you wonder what will you do Yes how change. What I wanted was to just live and from there I started to think positively,” he explained.