Mirtha Legrand revealed how Juanita's nomination for the Martín Fierro lived: tears, emotion and a mischievous message for her granddaughter

Mirtha Legrand revealed how Juanita’s nomination for the Martín Fierro lived: tears, emotion and a mischievous message for her granddaughter

Always flirtatious, wearing a sparkling electric blue dress by Claudio Cosano, matching jewelry, golden high-heeled sandals and a big benevolent smile, Mirtha Legrand spoke to the press as part of the Argentinian designer’s fashion show held last Monday at the Figueroa Alcorta fairgrounds.

The driver confirmed that he will attend the Martín Fierro, that he will know the date of his return to television very soon and that he is very proud of his granddaughter, Juana Vialewho earned a nomination for Best Host at the local entertainment industry’s top awards.

Mirtha Legrand Cosano fashion showGerard Vierkovitch

“When are you coming back to TV? asked Rafa Juli, a mobile player from Intruder in the showin a kind of press conference offered by Legrand. “This week it’s solved”, responded. Then he added that it will be Saturday night. “If the physical gave it to me I would like to do both in the week, if Juanita does not make them“, he confided later, about the possible conduct of another shipment, just as he did before the pandemic.

“I filled my eyes with tears. I was very moved when I learned that one of the nominees was Juana. I love it. I immediately picked up the phone. She was in Cordoba filming. And I sent her a WhatsApp saying ‘Juanita, you are nominated and your grandmother is not.“, she confided under the laughter of those who accompanied her on stage. She later clarified that she was not nominated as she had not been on television for two years. “Juanita is fantastic. He had a marvelous evolution. worthy of admiration”, closed the subject.

Mirtha Legrand, escorted by designer Claudio Cosano
Mirtha Legrand, escorted by designer Claudio CosanoGerard Vierkovitch

When asked if she was going to attend the awards ceremony, the diva surely answered yes: “I did not miss. Only one year where due to a personal misfortune I was not there went but I always went,” he explained. Finally, when they asked him to pick a successor, the classic TV luncheon host didn’t hesitate: “Juanita, isn’t- right?” she said, and waved goodbye.

Mirtha Legrand took part in the fashion show as part of her back to big city events after two years of isolation as a preventive measure against the coronavirus. Without going any further, he has just confirmed that he will be part of the next edition – on Sunday May 15 – of the Martín Fierro awards. Dressed in an electric blue dress, the driver smiled and stood in the front row cheering on the models. Later, he offered a press conference.

As LA NACION was able to discover, even if the final details and the signatures of the two contracts have yet to be agreed, all the conditions are met for the great diva host the Saturday night show again (Mirta’s night) and Sunday noon (Lunch with Mirtha Legrand) is in charge of his granddaughter, Juana Viale (we will have to see if with another title, or not). If all goes as planned, The two returns will take place the same weekend, in May.

Mirtha Legrand with Flor de la V in one of the special performances of Dracula at Luna Park
Mirtha Legrand with Flor de la V in one of the special performances of Dracula at Luna ParkGerard Vierkovitch

After an off-TV pandemic, two special appearances and his 95th birthday party, Mirtha -as she herself said her family doctor recommended- returns to work. As soon as the restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic were announced in March 2020, Mirtha gave way to her granddaughter, Juana Viale. From then on, in what was believed to be a short replacement, Marcela Tinayre’s daughter took charge of both Mirta’s night -on Saturday evening- as Lunch with Mirtha LegrandSunday noon.

Cautious about the conditions of his return, the great figure of the vernacular show She always made it clear that she would do so once vaccinated, with the pandemic under control and after the end of winter.. And if the idea of ​​an early return before the November elections seemed strong, this possibility was then ruled out.

It was Mirtha herself who publicly raised the possibility of returning before the end of last year. After receiving the third dose of the vaccine, Mirtha was present at the presentation of the film The Gucci Houseat Escobar. In dialogue with Guillermo Andino, host of the event, the actress and host made the unexpected revelation: “In December, I will do one or two shows to say goodbye to the year”. Finally, his big return, and in continuity, will most likely take place next May.

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