Galilea Montijo and Fernando Reina Islas split after 11 years of marriage (Photo: Instagram/@galileamontijo)

A divorce epidemic has spread among the hosts of the popular morning show Hoy; And it is that Andrea Legarreta, Tania Rincón and now Galilea Montijo announced in just 17 days the separation of their respective partners, a situation that shocked public opinion.

This morning, the host and model from Guadalajara posted an unexpected message on her social networks where she announced that after more than a decade of marriage, she and Fernando Reina Iglesias they decided to divorce. Although Galilea Montijo assured that the said separation took place on good terms, he did not provide details on the reasons why he ended his relationship with the Mexican politician.

This is how in a few minutes social networks were flooded with thousands of opinions and even memes with which Internet users reacted to the breakup of the popular host of Hoy, However, among the accumulation of comments, one of the most famous controversies of Galilea Montijo’s love life has also been revived.

And it was in 2021 that a journalistic investigation pointed to the model, also from Guadalajara, Jalisco, as the ex-partner of one of the most powerful bosses who operated in Mexico: Arturo Beltran Leyvaa.k.a beards.

A journalistic investigation linked Galilea Montijo to Arturo Beltrán Leyva (Photo: Instagram/@netasdivinastv)
A journalistic investigation linked Galilea Montijo to Arturo Beltrán Leyva (Photo: Instagram/@netasdivinastv)

In 2021, investigative journalist specializing in drug trafficking issues, Anabel Hernándezpublished a controversial book that explores how organized crime leaders in Mexico shaped the macho structure to rape, abuse, show or live with their romantic partners.

Emma and the other drug lords He pointed the finger at several entertainment industry personalities such as Arleth Terán or Ninel Conde for having maintained -to a greater or lesser extent- some sort of relationship with figures from the world of drug trafficking in Mexico.

In the particular case of Galilea Montijo, assured the journalist, on the basis of some interviews conducted with security agents, beardsWhat The driver and the capo had a discreet romantic relationship where luxury and favors took precedence over love.

“He had a serious relationship, for a long time, with Galilea Montijo, in fact he helped him get his sister out of prison, Galilea’s sister. I had to watch it three times, that’s why I know“, an organized crime member told Anabel Hernández.

Galilea Montijo reportedly had a two-year relationship with Arturo Beltrán Leyva (Photo: Instagram/@galileamontijo)
Galilea Montijo reportedly had a two-year relationship with Arturo Beltrán Leyva (Photo: Instagram/@galileamontijo)

In said interview, the investigative reporter’s source explained that the romance between Galilea Montijo and Arturo Beltrán Leyva would have lasted at least two years and that the capo amused himself by offering him jewelry, among which he highlighted an ostentatious Rolex watch.

Although the witness assured that the relationship had always remained discreet, the host of Hoy and cartel boss Beltrán Leyva they used to meet at residences in Cuernavaca and Mexico City.

Regarding the arrest of Galilea’s sister, in Anabel Hernández’s book it is reported that beards he paid a lot of money and used his influence to get her out of jail.

“She was always elegantly dressed, on one occasion I saw her with trousers and twice with tight and very elegant dresses, the three occasions with a coat“, recalled the operator of the criminal organization about the meetings between the popular animator and Arturo Beltrán Leyva.

Informants of Anabel Hernández assured that Arturo Beltrán Leyva was “very” fond of Galilea Montijo and that the meetings he held did not take place in the context of parties or excesses but were private.

Galilea shared a video where she couldn't hold back her tears (Photo: Instagram screenshot/@galileamontijo)
Galilea shared a video where she couldn’t hold back her tears (Photo: Instagram screenshot/@galileamontijo)

After the publication of the book Emma and the other drug lordsGalilea Montijo has reappeared on her social networks to moving so far away from the accusations that romantically linked her to Arturo Beltrán Leyva as well as the relationship he had with Inés Gómez Mont and her husband Víctor Álvarez Puga.

On the said occasion, the driver of Hoy burst into tears and he assured that the said accusations were defamation, he even considered suing Anabel Hernández but as of the date of this delivery, it is not known whether he has initiated any legal proceedings against the journalist. Meanwhile, her name continues to pop up as one of the “narco ladies”.

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