José Manuel Figueroa hinted that he filed a lawsuit against Alicia Machado, because she accused him of violating her (Instagram/@josemanfigueroa)
A few weeks ago, during the reality show Secretos de las Indomables, Alicia Machado revealed that José Manuel Figueroa had physically attacked her when they were dating, years ago. He denied the allegations at the time and said he hoped this situation would come to the attention of authorities so it could be investigated by authorities.
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During the last few days this situation had apparently already eased; However, this November 10, Joan Sebastian’s son confirmed in a press conference that he did proceed legally against the former Miss Universe.
He pointed out that now what matters is what each one is going to present as evidence, since their statements have already been public and it is known what both parties defend as the true version of their romance.
“What has to be done legally is moving, their statements are made and right, so I think the most important thing is to present their evidence, right?”
José Manuel pointed out that because of Machado’s accusations he and the people who work with him were affected (Instagram/machadooficial)
The singer also questioned why Alicia did not report him first and then spoke about the case on the reality show, that is, he said that what the beauty queen maintains was a lie and she would only have used the issue to give something to talk about.
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“I think it’s more important than getting promoted on a reality show, that 17 years passed when he completely denied me and only came out to denounce me, (he didn’t do it) in front of the laws as it should be, not in front of the media,” José accused. Manuel, captured by the Hoy Día program.
Machado on several occasions has said that she maintains her version of how José Manuel allegedly hit her and will always maintain it (Instagram/@machadooficial)
This same November 10, Alicia Machado responded to the questions and statements of her ex-boyfriend, assured that at the time she did not speak publicly about this issue because she felt unprotected in Mexico being alone at 27 years old, and she regretted that she still does not trust the word of the victim, as would be the case. “It makes me very sad that a secret can still be called into question,” she mentioned.
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He added that all this is happening in Mexico, a country that is considered one of the first in violence against women and femicides.
“There is still a long way to go, Mexico is a country that unfortunately leads the lists of the first countries in the world with the most femicides and violence against women. I am going to be a representative of women, even if women do not want me to represent them, what a shame, but it is a personal condition,” the model expressed on the program La Mesa Caliente.