After the death of his wife, Mario Moreno Cantinflas He did not want to marry again despite the fact that he would have given love more opportunities. Therefore, when in 1989 she was defendant by violence by a woman who claimed to have been his second wifethe Mime in the white trench coat he was just as surprised as the public at the time.
in 1966 Valentina Ivanovawife Cantinflas and adoptive mother of his only son, Mario Arturo Moreno Ivanova, died from a cancer that she could not be treated despite the innumerable doctors who treated her.
After Valentina’s death, it was thought that Mario Moreno would never marry again, because his bond with his wife was strong and he wanted to remain faithful only to her. However, decades later, the actor had to face a long legal process because a woman named Joyce Jett He accused him of different things and asked for a divorce.
Who was Joyce Jett, the alleged second wife of Cantinflas
Joyce Jett was a name unknown to the public until it transpired that she sued him in 1989, it was only known that she was an American woman who was demanding USD 26 million, properties and works of art in his divorce because he would have suffered from mistreatment by the actor.
The lawsuit was filed in the United States, where she claimed to be the wife of the Mime in the white trench coat by behavior, something that does not exist in Mexico.
And it is that Jett would have been a worker of the protagonist of there is the detail outsourcing cleaning services for a penthouse that the actor had in houston to stay there every time he went to medical consultations after suffering his first heart attack, according to Arturo Mora, Mario Moreno’s last lawyer, in an interview with First hand in 2021.
What Joyce required for her alleged divorce is that there be a distribution of goodsin addition to a compensation for the violence she would have experienced at the hands of the one who, according to her, had been her husband. The comedian and his legal representative decided to file a criminal complaint for completed threats, but this would not have served in his defense.
Time after this legal action began, despite the fact that it would have been proven that there was no real marital relationship between Joyce Jett and the comedian, a judge ruled that Cantinflas would have to pay around $10 million to his employee, in addition to the works of art that he demanded in the lawsuit.
This was achieved because the actor had proof that Joyce, with her maiden name, had borrowed more than USD 60 thousand to buy an apartment, but this money was never returned to Mario Moreno, which showed that they did not have a relationshipThey weren’t even close.
Arturo Mora assured that what hurt his client the most was not what he had to give to Jett, but that had tarnished his image and that, furthermore, he did not consider her pretty enough to be his wife. “Nice marriage they got me with this witch”the actor would have said to his lawyer.
Although it is known that the protagonist of the illiterate he did not seek to marry for the second time with any of his romances, Iran Eory uncovered that she had a strong romance with Mario Moreno long after the death of Valentina Ivanova, including the actor he came up with the idea of getting marriedbut because of the way the histrion’s son interfered in their relationship, she ended their bond.