Gloria Trevi Doing Her Part For Earthquake Relief

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.21.2017 - Gloria Trevi

gloria+treviGloria Trevi is helping out.

The singer was moved to do something after seeing the images of devastation of the earthquake in Mexico.

She purchased gloves, gauze, flashlights, and more for those in need.

Gloria says she is simply adding her ‘granito de arena’ and urges everyone to do the same.

Fernanda Castillo Family Members Die in Earthquake

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.21.2017 - Fernanda Castillo

fernanda+castilloAll of Mexico is in mourning right now with the loss of hundreds of lives due to the earthquake that hit Mexico City and surrounding areas.

However, Fernanda Castillo is personally feeling the loss as family members perished in the quake.

Her cousin, Florencia Lombardi Castillo and her cousin’s husband, Martin Velez Tenorio have died.

At first, Fernanda sent out messages on social media asking if anyone knew the whereabouts of her relatives. The sad news of their deaths came hours later.

Our condolences.

Juan Cirerol Blasted For Insensitive Remarks About Mexico Earthquake

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.20.2017 - Chisme

juan+cirerolFolk Rock musician Juan Cirerol is getting major backlash for his insensitive tweets about the earthquake in Mexico that has killed over 100 people.

He posted “Debería darme tristeza el sismo del DF pero no”.

The Mexican artist continued with “No mamen, como todos están escribiendo tan a toda madre? Todo el tiempo pasan tragedias y el vox populi se ofende? Váyanse a la mierda, prefiero que me maten a vivir entre ustedes.”

He later erased the messages and said he doesn’t handle stress well and has a dark humor to deal with things.

There is now a petition to get his music off of Spotify in Mexico over his remarks.

Latin Grammys Suspend Nominees Announcement Due to Earthquake

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.20.2017 - Chisme

grammysThe Latin Grammys, which were set to announce nominees for their 2017 edition early Wednesday morning, have suspended their announcement until further notice following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Central Mexico on Tuesday.

“As an outgrowth of the terrible and tragic recent natural disasters affecting Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Houston, and Florida, the homes to many Hispanic communities, The Latin Recording Academy is postponing the announcement for the 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® nominations announcement to a later date. At this time, our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by these catastrophic events and ones that may come,” Latin Recording Academy president and CEO Gabriel Abaroa said in a statement on Tuesday.

The deadly and powerful quake reverberated all the way to Mexico City and at least 27 buildings collapsed in the capital.

Ricky Martin Cancels Mexico City Show After Earthquake

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.20.2017 - Ricky Martin

rickyRicky Martin has canceled his concert in Mexico City due to the earthquake.

The Puerto Rican superstar was supposed to perform in the city’s historic Zocalo – but the tragic quake, which has left over 100 dead, had forced him to put off the show for now.

He said “Debido a los lamentables hechos ocurridos y la difícil situación actual que vive la Ciudad de México, se ha decidido posponer mi concierto programado para el día de mañana, 20 de septiembre en el Zócalo, hasta nuevo aviso. Les envío mucha fuerza y mi solidaridad a cada una de las personas afectadas.”

Music helps to heal, but it’s way too soon. Good call.