Pampita Ardohain and Benjamín Vicuña went through the most painful moment of their lives together when they received the tragic news of the death of their daughter Blanca, only 6 years old. Each month they both remember her with heartfelt tributesDespite the differences they had after their conflictive separation, they never stopped accompanying each other on the dates that most mobilized them; in addition to being the parents of their three sons. In a recent interview The Chilean actor opened his heart about the duel he has lived with since that very sad September 8, 2012.
In dialogue with the journalist Luis Corbacho for the magazine El Planeta Urbano, Vicuña assured that he is in a “very reflective and introspective” moment in his life. In this sense, he admitted that for some time he chose to evade the pain, and then he realized that he could not accumulate more: “I did what I could, and when I tried to hide it it came back like a boomerang”. At 43, he recognized that he is seeking to heal some wounds from the past, and is on his way to his “second half” in this world, after having lived through a hectic four decades.
“You have to understand that life is a range of moments and that there is no single sensation. Part of life is heartbreak, disappointment, and I think the important thing is not wanting to avoid life.; try to learn something, be aware, be awake, go through it ”, he said. When asked about the reason why he is always active in the workplace with different projects, he de-dramatized the intensity of his routine with a joke: “It’s because I have many children.” Thus he left the door ajar towards the familiar terrain, a more personal side that the actor usually protects.
When Corbacho mentioned the figure of five children, in reference to Benicio, Beltrán, Bautista, the result of his relationship with Pampita, along with Amancio and Magnolia – of his relationship with The China Suárez-, Vicuña made a correction: “They are not five, they are six”. At this point the journalist agreed and shared his own experience with the death of his sister: “A psychologist always told me to tell it among my brothers.” Sincere, the actor acknowledged that he was advised the same in his therapy sessions.
“I learned to understand that there is a superior force, that omnipotence does not exist, I learned not to hold onto ridiculous things, and I mean belongings, houses, objects. I learned to forgive and I am learning to express myself and not keep things to myself“, Held. And he added: “All my life I was very careful and quiet out of respect for the other or the other, but I also have a need for expression, to say things, to speak about what does not seem fair to me, even at the domestic level; I am quite empathetic, yes, but not so sweet or so lamb ”.
The actor explained that he has a cheerful personality and that he does not allow himself to spend a lot of time “down” when he suffers a disappointment: “I have a super intense discipline, a lot of work, sports, children, social life, I always go forward”. In the middle of the conversation, he alluded to his White, as he often calls his daughter, when the journalist asked him if he felt paranoid about health: “No, because precisely because of what happened to Blanca, if I were thinking about that all the time, I could not breathe directly, I would distrust the air, and if I do not breathe, I die”.
“Then I learned to let go, to trust life, I made friends with God, because he had fought me a lot. I made friends, I understood him and I even forgave him “, assured the actor. “How do you forgive God for something like that?” Was Corbacho’s cross-examination before his confession, and Vicuña remained firm in his desire to remain optimistic: “It can, it can. I have many things to keep celebrating this life for”. Regarding the end, he also highlighted that “love is the most mobilizing force that exists, and expressed his compassion for those people who could never know that feeling.
In 2012 Blanca Vicuña suffered a strange bacterial infection after a vacation in the Riviera Maya, and suffered a hemorrhagic pneumonia that caused a multisystem failure. The coronavirus pandemic removed some sad memories of the actor and In April 2020, during the strict quarantine, he shared a posture sense about it: “My daughter Blanca died after battling an unknown bacteria. Nobody asked me anything, nobody could do anything. My worst enemy had no identity, no one could be foreseen or accused, he is in the air, he is destiny, life ”.
“We would all give our lives for a child. Obviously I would spend my entire life in quarantine if that had changed something almost 8 years ago. Do it for them. Do it for you Do it for your old people, today vulnerable. Taking care of them and taking care of ourselves is an act of love. Stay home ”, he had begged his followers in the midst of a wave of increase in Covid-19 cases.
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Benjamín Vicuña spoke with an open heart about the death of his daughter Blanca: “I forgave God”