The Maradona family often finds itself in the eye of the storm. This time, the controversy fully affected Claudia Villafane after the tribute received by “el Diez” at the 50th edition of the Martín Fierro awards. Many versions pointed out that she was the one who decided that Dieguito Fernando would not take the stage say a few words he had prepared with his mother. Verónica Ojeda was not silent and went out to defend his son.
It was the year 2005 when the footballer was in front of the small screen to drive the night of the 10 for 13 years His work was recognized last Sunday, during the event that brought together famous Argentinians at the Hilton Hotel. The images that recalled Diego’s time on television were accompanied by Valeria Lynchwho sang the iconic “cabala” theme of the Argentine team during the 1986 World Cup: “You give me more every day”, and completed by the emotion of those present who chanted at the end: “Olé, Olé, Olé, Olé, Diego, Diego”.
This tribute brought back memories, applause, a few tears and also a little anger. In particular, the anger of Veronique Ojedaex-partner of Maradona and mother of his youngest son: Diego Fernando. The media pointed out: “It was a total and utter disrespect. They made fun of Dieguito who is only nine years old”. Quickly, the versions which had for protagonist a Claudia Villafane.
Diego’s ex-wife was invited to the event thanks to the nomination she had Master Chef Celebrity (Telefe) who ended up taking the Martin Fierro de Oro. The ceremony was also attended by Ojeda with his partner, Mario Baudry, and his son Dieguito Fernando, who already at the entrance made a gesture to remember his father. Everything was ready for the little boy to go on stage to say a few wordsbut from one moment to the next his participation was cancelled.
In dialogue with intruders (America) Ojeda said it was Luis VenturaPresident of the Association of Argentine Television and Radio Journalists (APTRA), is the one who invited Dieguito to come on stage. She commented on the proposal to her son and assured that the child had decided to participate in the tribute. “With Luis we set up something emotional so that Dieguito has something nice from his father”narrative.
With a prepared speech, Verónica and Dieguito arrived well before the event. “I booked two rooms to be quiet and I anticipated to my son that there would be a lot of people, but he was happy to be there at the time. When we entered the party, they sat us down and they said: “It seems to me that Dieguito will not be able to go up”said Ojeda. And he added that, as he had been informed, the decision was to produce the event not APTRA.
From then on, rumors and speculation began to spread about what had really happened and who was responsible. Several hypotheses pointed fully towards the family of 10 and that’s why, Marcela Taurus He spoke up and said, “To my I had a version that Dalma had a conversation with Tomás and with Fede, but Telefe did not want to make a difference with the childrenEven the video went through Dalma’s eyes and not Claudia’s,” the panelist said.
The same time, Ojeda said that “for family reasons” her son was not going to ride. “What problem? Yes, no problem, “she said furiously. Moreover, he gave details of the bond he has with the family of his ex-partner. “With the girls (Dalma and Giannina) and Claudia I have a respectful relationship – assured – even I spoke with Claudia the previous days and she also knew that Dieguito was going to take the stage”he indicated.
Moreover, he revealed more information about the interview he had with the winner of the first edition of Master Chef Celebrity (Phone). “We raised the possibility that the grandson (Benjaminson of Giannina and Kun Agüero), also took the stage. I told him to tell his mom because it would be great if the two could be together, something very emotional,” he explained.
However, several eyes continued to turn to Villafañe, as one of the rumors that spread was that Telefe made the decision to upload the baby at Claudia’s request. That’s when Nancy Dura He recounts the exchange he had with Diego’s first wife. “She called me, we were talking and she told me that in no case had she made this request”.
Despite the lyrics, Ojeda was furious with the production and recounted the time her son found out he was ultimately not going to take the stage to share with the audience the words he wrote for his father. “I didn’t say anything to him before the tribute and at one point he asks me: ‘When am I going to go on stage?’ There I was very badly and I explained that people would clap and watch the pictures. Yes during the tribute stood up and thanked the people with open arms“, explained the mother of Dieguito Fernando.