Jimena Herrera She is a talented actress who always loves to be so involved with her characters, that she even adds her own touch to make her even more believable; Something he did in the last production he participated in, we refer to “I am looking for Frida(2021), where she plays Marcela Prebesca de Ponce, a mother who lives in agony and despair after her daughter’s disappearance.
Although, from the start, she absorbed the role she had to do in the Bolivian thriller and drama, what the Bolivian model and singer hadn’t imagined was that her role made her live on the edge of an abyss in and out of the recording studios.
and that is The frustration of Marcella, who is struggling in the plot at all times to find out where Frida is, made her sympathize with her so much that it was difficult for her to get rid of the feelings that the woman in the story felt.That affects his life behind the scenes.
The most difficult role in your career
“The most complex character I have ever had in my entire life, without a doubt. He was a character that I couldn’t sleep with, I wore mommy shoes so much that I was dazed all day. If you watch the story all the time, there are emotional scenes from the classroom. The first. Really, I ended up exhausted. He infected me with Covid-19 twice. “, The 41-year-old actress revealed in an interview with The song “Hoy Día” from Telemundo.
Because of the psychological problem that he began to develop and that affected his health, it occurred to Herrera that he could not get rid of the troubled life that he had immersed in after his participation in the series.
She also said that when the series ended, even though she already knew she was not going to record, she was still being tormented. “I tried to get into position from chapter 1 to 80 and it was the most stressful thing I have done in my career, I can assure you, that it took me a week or 10 days to get a good night’s sleep again.”He said in an interview with Hello! Uses.
I was late to leave the character
In another interview with the magazine People in Spanish He stated that it was difficult for him to leave his character behind. “The problem with coming out of something like this was so strong because every day for four months and 80 episodes, I suffer like Magdalena, in a struggle … She’s a character who manages tension all the time and works from Monday through Saturday to keep up the feelings. Force takes a physical bill. “.
After that, he had to visit the doctor because he was horrified. I told him [al doctor]: “I feel like I’m going to die, it’s a lot of stress, a lot of stress for the character.” The doctor explained to me: “Jimena, what happens is that your body does not understand that this is not true, and the physical body thinks that you have really lost a member of your family or that you cannot find a loved one and they charge you a bill,” then the exhaustion was absolute..
Although all of this was psychological, she had to take vitamins and meditations in order to cope with the process. At another time, she indicated that the role helped her be more sympathetic to people who lost loved ones.
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