In a revealing exclusive interview with Jomari Goyso for “Sal y Pimienta”, Chiquis Rivera clarified her sentimental situation after having separated from singer-songwriter Lorenzo Méndez, with whom she was married for just over a year.
“I am practicing self-love, I think that is very important before continuing or looking for love in another person,” said the American singer to mention that at the moment she is completely single.
Referring to her separation from Méndez, Rivera explained that the legal process has not yet concluded: “Right now the divorce is not finalized, here in California it is six months.”
At present, the young woman is focused on her professional projects with the launch of her new makeup collection with her company “Be Flawless Skin” and in the musical field with the production of her new musical themes in a major recording studio in California.
Chiquis Rivera added great success to her musical career by being the only woman to be nominated in the category “Artist of the Year – Regional Mexican” in the 33rd edition of “Premio Lo Nuestro” held in the city of Miami next Thursday, February 18.
This is what you need to know about Chiquis Rivera’s love life:
Chiquis Rivera announced her separation from Lorenzo Méndez in September 2020
The interpreter of ‘Paloma Blanca’ announced her separation from Lorenzo Méndez through a press release in September 2020: “I inform you through this medium that Lorenzo and I have decided to separate. It was a mutual and difficult decision, but necessary. No, this is not something I am posting to cause controversy or ‘publicity’, far from it. This is our private life that we have decided to share with you these last 4 years, and for this reason, I feel the need to let you know ”.
Rivera and Méndez had been married since June 2019, when they held their ceremony at Westminister Presbyterian Church in Pasadena, California. At that time, the couple was accompanied by their closest family and friends.
Chiquis Rivera was romantically related to Jorge Cueva
n mid-October 2020, Chiquis was immersed in strong rumors of a possible romance with the Mexican businessman Jorge Cueva, after being captured while they were passionately kissing in a hotel in Mexico City. However, the singer put an end to speculation by ensuring that her relationship with Cueva was limited to the work aspect due to future projects they had together.
After being accused of having been unfaithful to Lorenzo Méndez with Cueva, Chiquis Rivera defended herself with forceful statements in which she pointed out that she was faithful to her husband at all times during the time they were together.
“I want to clarify that I was not unfaithful, never in my life and Lorenzo knows it. He knows the reasons for our separation and out of respect for his mother, his daughter, and Lorenzo I have not talked about the details. I’m very hurt, but I’m very strong, and it hurts me that they want to turn things around, ” Rivera said at the time.
The singer filed for divorce from Lorenzo Méndez in October 2020
In mid-October 2020, Chiquis Rivera filed a lawsuit for the separation of Lorenzo Méndez in the Superior Court of Los Angeles, California. In the legal complaint, the interpreter maintained that the separation was presented due to “irreconcilable differences” with her romantic partner.
In the documents for the divorce claim, Rivera requested that Lorenzo Méndez take charge of his attorney’s fees in the legal process.
At the beginning of January 2021, Méndez presented legal documents before the Superior Court of Los Angeles where he claimed to agree with the dissolution of the marriage of Chiquis Rivera in accordance with California laws.