Chiquis Marin denies affair with Esteban Loaiza, confirms she never made up with her mom
After much speculation, Jenni Rivera's daughter, Chiquis Marin, is finally putting some ugly family rumors to rest. In a recent interview with Azteca America, the 28-year-old denied ever having an affair with her late mother's ex-husband, Esteban Loaiza, and admitted that she and Rivera were still estranged at the time of her tragic death.
"The world and my family lost Jenni on December 9, I lost my mother two months before on October 2. It was a misunderstanding," she said of the feud that caused the pair to stop speaking.
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According to Chiquis, Jenni filed for divorce from Loaiza because she believed he and her eldest daughter had an affair. The singer herself had never publicly explained her reasons for the split, other than to say she couldn't bear to talk about it.
"I don't understand how the rumor got started, this horrible thing that has caused so much suffering," Chiquis Marin said. "[Loaiza] has always been very respectful towards me and me with him."
She went on to say that there were "many people filling [Jenni's] head with things" and that part of the problem was that her mother never confronted things head-on. "If there's a problem with someone you should ask them directly, and that's something she didn't do," she said. "To this day, my mother, in her heart, thinks I had something with Esteban."
The two eventually stopped speaking and her mother kicked her out of the house shortly afterwards. Now, it's something Chiquis says she continues to struggle with. "Every day I have to live with this, no one knows the pain I carry, especially because it was a misunderstanding," she said.
Obviously, this is only one side of the story ... and the rest of the world will never know exactly what happened between these two. Still, I don't doubt that Marin really does regret not making up with her mom while she had the chance. Losing a parent is hard enough, but I can only imagine that the fact that the two never got to reconcile only made things more painful. Hopefully, she'll keep the rest of her family close so that they can continue her mother's legacy together.
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