Paul García, son of Polo Polo, decided to speak to the media, after keeping silent, because his father’s death revived the rumors that arose in 2016, when the comedian withdrew from the stage, because in At that time it was said that he and his sister had “kidnapped” him and removed him from show business.
Last Monday afternoon, it was announced that Leopoldo Roberto García Peláez Benítez, better known as Polo Polo, he had died at 05:15 hours that day, after his son Paul contacted “Ventaneando”, where he detailed that his father’s death had been a natural cause, despite the fact that he had suffered from vascular dementia for six years.
At that time, the comedian’s eldest son was very accessible, as he said that he had the opportunity to be by his father’s side “until his last breath” and that, fortunately, he and his sister Adriana had complied with Polo Polo’s last wish, which consisted of being cared for and sheltered by family members, since he did not want to spend the final stage of his life admitted to a hospital. However, one day after the death of the comedian, Paul was reluctant to talk to the press, as the statements made in 2016 by Polo Polo’s ex-wife, Martha Zendejas, resurfaced, who used the word “kidnapping” to express that Paul and Adriana had taken their father to live in Querétaro, when the only thing they told him was that they would go out one afternoon to play golf, but they never returned.
The situation did not stop there, as Polo Polo’s children denied these versions and, instead, accused their father’s ex-wife of abusing the comedian with economic interests involved; verifying that it was so, Paul and Adriana they preferred to protect their father and take him to live with them. Thus, the wake took place privately, without the family allowing the media to document the comedian’s farewell, until, at night, Paul made the decision to talk to the reporters who were waiting in the vicinity of Gayosso, Sullivan, where the remains of Polo Polo were cremated .
Son of Polo Polo clarifies rumors
It was on that occasion that Paul clarified the rumors of the supposed “kidnapping”, explaining that he did not pay attention to rumors, much less, at a time as sensitive as the one his family is going through and, before the death of his father, he stressed that these were questions that were out of place. “Look, the rumors, the people who don’t have to live speak bad things… I, what I have from my dad are good things, I’m not interested in answering questions that are irrelevant,” she specified.
In addition, he stated that in his last years, the comedian was able to enjoy his family, while all its members were present for him, especially his sister Adriana, whom he has recognized for the great effort and care he gave his father. . “He was a great father, a great grandfather, we had many years of saying goodbye, many years of saying nice things to each other.“, he highlighted. In fact, he specified that, after his retirement from the stage and from the world of television, the comedian did not miss his profession, because throughout his 50 years he fulfilled all his expectations about comedy, ensuring that he left nothing unfinished.
Visibly moved, Paul recalled that the comedian left him great life lessons: “It’s loving your job, enjoying it, loving the people around you, respecting them.” Finally, the son of Polo Polo said that they have not yet made the decision as to where his remains will rest nor if the relaunch of part of his work as a comedian will take place.as part of a posthumous tribute.
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