Tommy Portugal He tries to turn the page after the scandal over the paternity test requested by his daughter, María Fernanda Veliz, by assuring that he had disregarded her and did not support her in her musical career.
Now, the interpreter of “Una noche” speaks out and reveals that he has lost contact with Mafer Portugal. Meanwhile, Tommy Portugal tries to continue with his career and will now support one of the participants of “The Great Star” this Saturday, September 17.
“There is always a little bit of nerves because, in any case, it is a competition, and although I have come to support, there is always a responsibility,” he commented regarding his presence on the program.
Tommy Portugal speaks out after paternity scandal
The Peruvian musician said that he prefers to wait for “things to calm down” to get back in touch with his biological daughter Mafer Portugal, who denounced on the “Magaly TV, the firm” program that Tommy had no interest in legally recognizing her in the Reniec .
“So far, after what happened, honestly, we haven’t talked, and there are things that we have to solve. Several things have been said that are not true, that
They have harmed me as a person, they have harmed my career, my image. I’m sure that time will put everything in its place, I’m waiting for things to calm down and be resolved, “said the artist.
Mafer Portugal assures that she is only looking for the love of her father Tommy. Photo: Capture Latina/GLR
Mafer Portugal assures that Tommy denied her to his family for 3 years
On the day of the DNA test, Mafer Portugal confronted the musician and said: “You hid me from your family for three years, didn’t you? If Estrella hadn’t said it, you wouldn’t have done it.”
Faced with this statement, Tommy Portugal responded briefly and said that “it was complicated.” “Her mother, moreover, that she did not tell me for more than 12 years that she had a daughter, she made her sign for someone else and that was the problem,” he added.
When did Tommy Portugal find out that he was a father?
At the beginning of the 2000s, Tommy Portugal and the children’s entertainer Mariela Veliz had a short romance and as a result, María Fernanda Veliz was born. At that time, the cumbiambero was 19 years old, however, he only found out that he was a father 12 years later.
Tommy Portugal and his daughter Mafer Veliz had an argument. Photo: The Republic / capture ATV
The news of his paternity was difficult to process, because at that time he was already in a new relationship with Estrella Torres. “Her mother, moreover, did not tell me for more than 12 years that she had a daughter, she made her sign for someone else and that was the problem,” she said.
Didn’t Tommy Portugal go to his daughter’s quinceañera?
In the discussion between Tommy Portugal and his daughter Mafer Véliz on the program “Magaly TV, la firma” on August 8, the young woman accused her father of spending time with her to go to her fifteen-year-old party and, for On the contrary, if he was present to be the chamberlain of Estrella Torres’s sister.
“I did not go to his quinceañera because I had a tour”, Tommy Portugal defended himself.