Kate del Castillo has made a lengthy career off of serving up juicy drama on telenovelas, but none of the storylines compare to her messy real-life controversy over her connection with the notorious Mexican mob boss, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.
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While authorities investigated her business relationship with the iconic criminal, Kate suffered all sorts of crazy fallout: accusations from Mexico authorities, the almost cancellation of her Netflix show Ingobernable and just the negative press that hounded her.
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--With additional reporting by Marlene Fuentes
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