Alberto Ruiz Gallardón, responsible for the story of Julián Muñoz and Isabel Pantoja

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Julian Muñoz in the courts of Malaga in June 2012.

This Friday Telecinco has premiered the docuseries by Julián Muñoz: It is not the hour of revenge, it is the hour of truth. Throughout the two broadcasts planned by the chain, The former mayor of Marbella and partner of the singer Isabel Pantoja breaks his silence to discover the ins and outs of his love story with the artist, as well as the network of corruption that ended with the two convicted and in jail.

In the first minutes of the first chapter entitled Temptation, Muñoz has detailed how the beginnings of their relationship were and how he became intimate with the tonadillera. To everyone’s surprise, the former mayor of Marbella has ‘blamed’ Alberto Ruíz Gallardón for being responsible for his story.

The former PP politician, mayor of Madrid at the time, chose the singer and actress Ana Belén to be the image of the city. Attracted by the idea of ​​replicating that campaign in Marbella, of which he was already mayor, and after thinking about the person who could represent the spirit and identity of the Malaga town, Isabel Pantoja ended up being chosen by the town hall as the well-known face that would be a Marbella brand.

This is how the Sevillian artist ended up being the image of Marbella, a title she soon had to give up due to pressure from the opposition in the town hall.

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Isabel Pantoja and Julián Munoz testifying in court.

Those would be the first steps of a relationship that made the covers of gossip magazines and, years later, the national newspapers and news programs for the corruption plot in which the two protagonists participated and that ended with a conviction for fraud crimes. and prevarication in the framework of the so-called Malaya Case, him, and for money laundering, her.


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