Rafael Amaya He achieved fame by starring in “The Lord of the Skies”, a series in which he gave life to Aurelio Casillas. His masterful performance made him one of the most sought-after actors in the artistic milieu and he won the affection of the public in Latin America. However, when he was at the peak of success, the Mexican actor disappeared from the acting world and nothing was known about him, until recently we learned that he was in a rehab clinic.
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After several months of suspense, it was revealed that the real reason for the long absence of Rafael Amaya of public life was because The Mexican actor hit rock bottom due to his addiction to drugs and alcohol. In addition, he was hospitalized for six months at the Bajas del Sol Clinic, a rehabilitation center for addicts that is owned by the legendary Mexican boxer Julio César Chávez.
In an exclusive interview with People en Español, Rafael Amaya revealed the reasons that led him to immerse himself in drugs and alcohol. He stressed that he left his family and friends, He left Mexico and traveled to different countries in Europe, Central and South America. In addition, he confessed that he felt very lonely and had no direction.
Amaya he acknowledged that fame and success blinded him and made him lose his way. He firmly believed that if the people around him didn’t have fancy cars and yachts, he wasn’t on their level. “I was blinded by the dark cloak of drug addiction,” he told People en Español.
The remembered “Aurelio Casillas” also revealed that bad friendships and not being down-to-earth influenced his addictions. “Get away from my family, my friends, good friendships, people who really love you for who you are, not for what you mean,” he said.
“Good friends are always there, but since they didn’t drink or were at the party or had fancy cars or yachts or anything, I thought they weren’t at my level. Imagine the bullshit I was thinking about ”. Amaya made a mea culpa by stating that he did not realize that the most precious thing a human being has is health and he was losing it.
“What triggered all this was getting away from God and my family. Get away from the people who [me] they love, ”he stressed.