The actress had an affair of several years with the then president of Mexico, with whom she became “in love” for the attention he gave her
During the government of Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, he had an affair of several years with “La Tigresa”, to whom he would have given some of his property and even museum items (Photos: CUARTOSCURO//Getty Images)
The National Association of Interpreters (ANDI) confirmed this Wednesday, through its social networks, that Irma Serrano, popularly known as The Tigress, died at 89 years of age, without giving further details of the event.
“ANDI announces the sensitive death of interpreter partner Irma Serrano. Known as La Tigresa, she was a Mexican singer, actress and politician with a long career. We send our deepest condolences to her family and friends, “wrote the association.
Unofficial sources indicated that the actress would have died around 1 in the morning, in a hospital Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, entity in which it is already veiled and, later, a tribute will be made in Mexico City, being considered the famous Fru Fru theater.
Irma Serrano owned some of the most luxurious properties in Mexico, from a house in Lomas de Chapultepec to a mansion in Cuernavaca.A large part of the places he has inhabited were obtained with the profits he obtained from the different businesses he had and his success in film and television, but there was one in particular that he obtained as a gift from the former president Gustavo Díaz Ordaz , with whom she had a torrid romance.
During her youth, Irma Serrano would have done everything possible to become one of the most famous artists of the time, since from a very young age little girl dreamed of it, because that meant the greatest success for her. Thanks to this she bought her house on Paseo de la Reforma and the Fru Fru theater , but not the house in Pedregal.
According to Tigressa herself, some of the The most luxurious gifts she got, she received them from the fact that she was able to be very empathetic with whoever surrounded her. Thanks to this, in addition to her beauty, she would have attracted the attention of Gustavo Díaz Ordaz while he was president of Mexico .
"The Tigress" It was consecrated in the 60s and 70s, when it came to conquer dozens of politicians because, according to what it said, it was the “step” of the ranks. that she liked (Photo: Instagramfirstname.lastname@example.org)
Despite the fact that her romance caused strong criticism against both of them, Irma Serrano She was always proud of this relationship and assured that he never asked her to keep silent about it, the luxurious gifts he gave her were revealed until years after they ended their affair.
One of the gifts that attracted the most attention was the house that he put in his name, located on Peñas street from the Pedregal neighborhood of San Ángel. In it were several extravagant and ostentatious objects, which not only suited the singer's tastes, but also what the then chief executive could afford.
The property gave the impression of being a fortress, since much of the property was made of volcanic rock and, in other parts, exposed bricks.
It was in this house where all the photographs of his fotonovela “La Tigresa” were taken. (Photo: Instagramemail@example.com)
At the entrance, it had a statue of a naked devil, one of the features that most attracted the attention of the guests . Supposedly, this work was carved in wood from the tree where General Gastón Santos hung those he considered traitors. This piece would have been personally chosen by Díaz Ordazand would have been similar to the one found at the entrance to the Fru Fru Theatre.
Journalists at the time described the property as bohemian, with a< b> large garden, where she organized several of her birthdays, with a fountain, several rooms, one of them dedicated to the service and another she dedicated to objects -such as porcelain dolls and glassware- which he collected, and also had a swimming pool.
Inside the house he also had a piano and other expensive furniture lined with red or gold velvet, the same color his carpets would have been, but what was most striking was the queen's bed. Maximilian of Habsburg. This wooden bed had carved swan decorations that were supposed to be characteristic of what Carlota used.
It would have been on the Pedregal property where Irma was photographed, on several occasions, with two tigers (Photo: Facebook/Irma Serrano La Tigresa Oficial)
Some time later, when it was discovered that pieces from the Chapultepec Castle were missing and that Serrano had no problem assuring that the former president had given her a luxurious bed, criticism forced her to return it to the museum's collection, but 15 years later.
Irma even mentioned that, although it was rumored that this piece of furniture did belong to the emperor, she was returning it because she did get it thanks to Díaz Ordaz, but she was sure that it couldn't be that old because< b> it seemed new to her and was uncomfortable.
Supposedly, the Tigress decided to sell her property some time after she ended her relationship with Ordaz, with whom she said she had never been in love, but she was “affectionate”.