Chabelo reappeared and talked about his life at 87: “At the best time”

Xavier López “Chabelo” on the occasion of Children’s Day thanked the Mexican public for keeping him in their hearts (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

chabelo again reappeared to talk about how life has been after backing out from Televisahow he takes the memes that Internet users make about his age and his gratitude with the Mexican public.

After the program ended In family with Chabelo, Xavier Lopez He has decided to spend most of his life away from the cameras and, from time to time, he returns to his social networks to send messages to his followers, but this time he gave an interview to the magazine facesfor which he spoke, with short answers, about what his life is like today.

From his luxurious home in Mexico City, chabelo agreed to give a short interview for the sole reason that in a few days the Children’s Day.

"chabelo" He assured that he misses his audience, but he did not mention if there could be a return to television (Photo: Instagram/@carasmexico)
“Chabelo” assured that he misses his audience, but did not mention if there could be a return to television (Photo: Instagram/@carasmexico)

Among the questions he answered, the actor assured that at 87 years of age he enjoys good health and spirits, including despite the COVID-19 pandemic. He also claimed to be in the best moment of his life

“I am in very good health, and in excellent spirits at the moment (…) I am in the best moment, enjoying the best of life”

Chabelo was questioned about the memes about his age, because it has been mocked that he is immortal since since the 50’s He was already one of the most important icons of Mexican television.

As he said, far from making him angry, the memes entertain him due to the ingenuity of Internet users. “I really enjoy it and I applaud the ingenuity of those who make them”answered.

Xavier López retired from the small screen in 2015, since then he enjoys his privacy (Photo: Facebook/Chabelo)
Xavier López retired from the small screen in 2015, since then he enjoys his privacy (Photo: Facebook/Chabelo)

He added that he appreciates being thought of as an immortal, but “I don’t think it’s possible”, said. And it is that on several occasions Internet users have mentioned that Xavier López seems to be older than the queen Isabel II either Silvia Pinalone of the longest-lived actresses in Mexico, only due to the years she has been on television.

On the other hand, when talking about children, he lamented that current childhoods are distant from his familytechnology being the culprit.

“I think that the children of before enjoyed more the environment and family life. Unfortunately, with today’s children, a distance is created due to the excessive use of technology”

López revealed that it is strange that there are family programs on Mexican television (Photo: Twitter/@genteregiatv)
López revealed that it is strange that there are family programs on Mexican television (Photo: Twitter/@genteregiatv)

He also criticized that on current television no family programs like when i was In family with Chabelobut he is still part of the public, since he enjoys watching movies and different sports.

“I really like soccer, movies and boxing. What I miss about television before is that there were more family programs“, he pointed.

He also shared that he feels very grateful to the character of chabelo Y he misses being close to his audienceHowever, he made no mention of a possible return to television.

for 48 years "In family" It was on the air and ended without explanation (Photo: Twitter/@Cuahtemoc_1521)
For 48 years “En familia” was on the air and ended without explanation (Photo: Twitter/@Cuahtemoc_1521)

The call friend of all children walked away from television after in family with chabelo ended in 2015, after being on the air for almost 50 years. Since then, has made few statements to the media about his retirement, he even spoke little with his peers about his goodbye from the small screen.

There were several versions about López’s farewell, because while some close friends of the actor assured that it was because Televisa no longer wanted it in its catalogothers assure that it would have been a personal decision of chabelo.

Shortly before the last program of In familyXavier assured that he had an important project on the horizon, but he has only performed at a few events for children, his musical Santa’s Village and interviews.

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