soon with a new series,
together with a new love?
December 20, 2003
the success of the Colombian series “La Venganza”,
this popular Venezuelan actress has happily
accepted a contract with Telemundo, a Spanish language channel based
in Miami, for two new series, in association with Tepuy and RTI, two
Colombian television companies.
Gabriela is already preparing for her new series, even though
nothing has been announced concerning who her new co-star
will be. Rumours abound in the press with names such as
Carlos Vives, Carlos Ponce, Jorge Aravena, who will be starring with
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and Osvaldo Rios. The latest name
to hit the news is Francisco Gattorrno (Pedro,
“Laberintos De Pasion) but
nothing is certain yet.
Gabriela visited her homeland , Venezuela, because of her ongoing
divorce proceedings with Miguel de Leon (Douglas Maldonado - La
Usurpadora ) but also to receive an award for her role in “La
Venganza” as the best actress in a foreign telenovela.
She was not accompanied to the awards ceremony
by her co-star in
“La Venganza” and
her companion of the last year, Jose Angel Llamas, something that
made everyone at the ceremony suspicious. These suspicions
were well-founded because , shortly after, both
Gabriela and Jose Angel announced that their relationship had
ended and not in the nicest way.
Jose Angel is no longer speaking to Gabriela, something
that has upset her a lot because she wanted to remain friends.
Last month Gabriela
Gabriela won the award of the best actress in a foreign telenovela, in "Dos de Oro" festival in Venezuela, that
took place before a month.
permanently in Venezuela while waiting for the start of
the shooting of her new series.
She intends to spend Christmas there with her family and
It seems though that Cupid is knocking
on Gabriela’s door once more.
Gabriela met Hollywood actor John Cusack at a birthday
party for baseball player Sammy Sosa in Santo Domingo and their
relationship seems to
have progressed beyond friendship. In
an interview in the
American TV magazine TV Notas, Gabriela
said that she was going to learn English for John’s sake and
that John had invited
her to spend 4 days with him on his private island.
Gabriela and Jose Angel Llamas, some days before they stop their
didn't know who John Cusack was! He asked me "¿Sabes
quien soy ?" (Do you
know who am I?) and I
answered him "I'm sorry, no"! John felt embarassed, so
was I. From
the time we met he constantly refers to me as “Beautiful Woman”,
the popular actress stated in the same interview.
“I arrived at the island in his helicopter and he took me
straight to the hotel. He
treated me like a queen! Katie Barberi (Miranda – “Por tu amor”)
helped us communicate as she was our personal translator all the
time I stayed there. John
is a very intelligent and
knowledgeable person and I had a great time”.
Gabriela finished the interview by saying : “I now have
to finish my English lessons even more quickly! I promised him
that I would and he promised me that he would learn Spanish.
Cusack has starred in many films, his voice has been used for
many characters in cartoon films and he has been a well known
actor in show business for 20 years now.
that a new love is blossoming? Time will tell!
Magazine TV-notas USA, Gabriela Spanic
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MANY THANKS: To Kiriakos for his help about the information
and photos required for this article, and to Effie and Kiriakos
again, for their help in the translation of that article