Gerardo Ortiz's problems are far from over for the video that many say promotes violence against women. 1
Although he apologized, saying this from Mexico:
I want to apologize to anyone, especially women, offended over the video to "Fuiste mía." It was a video that wasn’t made with the objective of coming to this. I also want to apologize to all organizations who defend women's rights ... I hope to resolve my legal issues and hopefully I'll be able to come back and sing in Jalisco.
However, the Jalisco attorney general, where his case is being heard, still intends to prosecute him. His experience in jail while short, was far from pleasant.
Ortiz was arrested in Guadalajara on July 17, and it only got worse from there. 2
According to the Mexican press, he is accused of exhalting crime in the video of his song "Fuiste mía," which shows a breakup gone horribly wrong. While the lyrics are typical of a heartbreak, the images show how a drug lord kills the woman who left him and then burns her body.
The Mexican American singer was released hours later, but had to pay. 3
He had to first pay a fine of $2,696.
Larry Hernández confesses that he is not drinking at all after his brush with the law late last year. 5
The Larrymanía star revealed, when promoting the new season of his show on NBC Universo, which premiered on July 17, he had problems with alcohol before going to jail in October 2015.
The members of Banda El Recodo experience a frightening situation while touring. 6
On July 11, 2016, criminals attacked one of Banda El Recodo tour buses. In a message posted on social media, the famous band of música norteña explained that it was a robbery attempt. A member of their staff was hit by a bullet.
The singer of Banda MS is shot in México City in news that rocked the music world. 7
On July 1, 2016 Alan Ramírez, the lead singer of la Banda MS, was attacked when the group was going back to their hotel after a concert. While the injuries were serious, the artist is now on recovery. The attack has been deemed a robbery attempt.
Juan Gabriel takes a huge tumble during a concert, but he does something surprising right after. 8
The Mexican legend suffered a serious fall during a concert in México, on June 30, 2016. According to his doctor, the 66-year-old star has a degenerative problem in one of his knees, which caused the fall. He suspended his tour, but during that concert kept on singing como si nada.
Julión Álvarez's serious legal problems keep coming back to haunt him. 9
In May of this year, the Mexican star was sued for allegedly inappropiate use of the name "Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda." The source of the lawsuit: businessman Germán Chávez, who launched his career. He is trying to let the whole thing play out, but it has to be a thorn on his side.