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Beloved Mexican telenovela icon, Carmen Salinas, is reported to be in a coma

The first actress is on life support in a private hospital in Mexico City, her nephew and granddaughter confirmed.

On Wednesday night, the renowned actress and former congresswoman Carmen Salinas was taken to the emergency room after having a stroke. Her nephew Gustavo Briones and granddaughter Carmen Plascencia confirmed the news early today to the morning show, HOY, that she is in intensive care, with assisted breathing, and in a coma. 

Briones shared this statement regarding the actress' health:

"The Salinas family shares with you that the first actress Mrs. Carmen Salinas is going through a difficult health situation, the reason why she remains in the intensive care area where specialist doctors are attending her. Due to the respect and affection that my aunt expresses to the press, we will keep you informed about her state of health and evolution. Sincerely, Gustavo Briones". 

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The 82-year-old actress had finished working yesterday in the filming of the telenovela Mi fortuna es amarte. According to family members, Carmelita, as the audience knows her, was in the shower when she had a stroke and was rushed to a hospital in the Roma neighborhood.

Who is Carmen Salinas?

Carmen Salinas is Mexican television and film icon. She debuted in the popular Cine de Ficheras genre and has participated in multiple iconic Mexican telenovelas such as María Mercedes, María la del Barrio, Abrázame muy fuerte, among others. She has also worked as a producer, and one of her most outstanding projects on stage is Aventurera, the musical that debuted in 1997 at the Salón Los Ángeles in Mexico City.

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Carmen Salinas was appointed plurinominal congresswoman in 2015 for the political party PRI, to which she has declared she's been a follower all her life. Her term ended in 2018 when she went back to television.

Translated by María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards
Photos from Instagram: @carmensalinas_56

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