The story of Pepita Gomís and Héctor Suárez: love, forgiveness and redemption

Josefina Gomís and Héctor Suárez were married for 36 years and had two children together: Héctor Suárez Gomís and Julieta Suárez Gomís. (Credit: Suárez Gomís Family)
Josefina Gomís and Héctor Suárez were married for 36 years and had two children together: Héctor Suárez Gomís and Julieta Suárez Gomís. (Credit: Suárez Gomís Family)

Sunday morning Hector Suárez Gomís announced through his account Twitter that his mother the actress and presenter Josefina Gomís, better known as “Pepita”, died at 83 years of age. The news shocked the entertainment world and immediately condolences and messages of support for the actor began to appear on social networks.

The set of sad messages were joined by memorable memories about the work that “Pepita” carried out for the TV mexican, but also highlighted the love story he shared with the late comedian Hector Suarez, with whom he formed a family for many years.

Josefina Gomís and Héctor Suárez were married from 1965 to 2001, at the beginning the circumstances suggested that the marriage would not last long since they had only maintained a engagement during three months. However, to everyone’s surprise, the couple was together for 36 years and even after their divorce their love for each other turned into a pretty friendship.

Héctor Suárez constantly commented in interviews that “Only some crazy people get married after 3 months of dating” and there is no doubt that the madness that led them to the altar was totally guided by a strong and intense love that made them both the parents of Héctor and Julieta.

Through his social networks, Héctor Suárez Gomís announced the news of the sensitive death of his mother. (PHOTO: Instagram / @ pelongomis)
Through his social networks, Héctor Suárez Gomís announced the news of the sensitive death of his mother. (PHOTO: Instagram / @ pelongomis)

Although everything seemed like honey on flakes for the marriage, It is not a secret that Héctor Suárez had a serious problem of alcoholism and addictions, a situation that always caused “Pepita” discomfort. In interviews for different media the comedian went so far as to admit that repeatedly blinded by his alcohol and drug problem, he treated badly who was the mother of his older children.

After acknowledging his mistakes and apologizing to “Pepita”, despite the differences that existed during the marriage, both the comedian and the presenter learned to coexist cordially after their divorce in 2001. The sympathy between the two was so great that they agreed to divide the land where their house was located and they ended up living one behind the other despite no longer being married.

Time after your separation they could still be seen chatting together like old friendsLikewise, Héctor Suárez took advantage of every opportunity he had to continue giving flowers to the woman with whom he shared a large part of his life.

'Pepita' tried many times to help Héctor Suárez to overcome his addiction problems, however, this ended up being an important factor in the couple's divorce. (Credit: Suárez Gomís Family)
‘Pepita’ tried many times to help Héctor Suárez to overcome his addiction problems, however, this ended up being an important factor in the couple’s divorce. (Credit: Suárez Gomís Family)

The love that they both had was reflected in an interview that the entertainment journalist Gustavo Adolfo Infante performed on Héctor Suárez; in said talk the comedian acknowledges and thanks Pepita for staying by his side in his battle to leave the addictions as well as confesses to continue in love with her.

“We loved each other very much … life sends me to this being so beautiful, so beautiful. Mother of my children, God bless Pepita”, He commented during the interview.

In the same way, he came to comment on television that he missed her.

“From here, my love, pretty. I miss you a lot, I think of you a lot, I still love you a lot with all due respect to my current partner. I will continue to love you always, Pepi. Take care, my love ”, commented the comedian on open television.

Even if "for the good of both" the comedian and the presenter chose to divorce, they learned to maintain a relationship of cordiality and friendship. (Credit: Suárez Gomís Family)
Although “for the good of both” the comedian and the presenter chose to divorce, they learned to maintain a relationship of cordiality and friendship. (Credit: Suárez Gomís Family)

The love story of these two great Mexican television characters aged in the best possible way because Despite their separation, the cordiality and affection between them was always present.

From husbands to very good friends, both the role of Héctor and that of “Pepita” on Mexican television will transcend through the generations, leaving not only the story of a marriage, but also a great maturity and redemption lesson on your divorce and the bond that both shared until the day of their respective deaths.

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The story of Pepita Gomís and Héctor Suárez: love, forgiveness and redemption