The life of Genoveva Casanova (47 years old) has changed after the publication of her photos with the prince Frederick of Denmark in Madrid. Some exclusive snapshots from Lecturas magazine that have traveled around the world and continue to give people something to talk about. Amidst all this media uproar, in which even the Danish press has taken a stand and while the former contestant of ‘Masked Singer: Guess Who Sings’ has taken refuge in San Sebastian, It seems as if there is something in his past that he wants to erase completely from the map., The ex-wife of Cayetano Martínez de Iruzo made her debut in the world of cinema in Miloš Forman’s ‘Goya’s Ghosts’, winner of two Oscar awards for ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ (1975) and ‘Amadeus’ (1984). And there are winners. , The businesswoman and her then-husband came to the big screen by chance and, although she claimed to feel comfortable with the experience at the time, He preferred never to repeat it. In fact, at the film’s premiere in a cinema in Madrid, the couple (who were celebrating their first wedding anniversary at the time) chanted ‘Hello!’ That he was very satisfied with his work but acting was not his cup of tea at the moment.
How did Genoveva and Cayetano get into the film? Miloš Forman visited the Prado Museum, where he fell in love with the famous artist’s black paintings. Since he did not know much about Spain to do the project, he contacted Buñuel’s screenwriter, Jean-Claude Carriere. He met Genoveva at a script workshop whom he came to teach at the Buñuel Center in Calanda, where Cayetano’s then-wife “had created a sensation”. After reaching the city by helicopter, the screenwriter explains in his book ‘To Kill the Memory: Spanish Memoirs’. Since then they became friends and stayed with the couple and the director when he came to our country to investigate how to make films. who took the opportunity to show him an important painting of the Duchess of AlbaGoya’s alleged lover according to popular culture.
It was then that Casanova and Martínez de Iruzo invited Milos to their wedding, but in exchange for accepting the proposal He set a condition that both of them should take part in the film., In this way he became the aristocratic General Wellington and his then wife put herself in the place of one of the wives whom the soldiers took on board the ship to America. No doubt a story that a businesswoman would want to erase from her past if she wanted to become part of the Danish royal family.
Cayetana Casanova and Natalie Portman became close friends during the filming of ‘The Ghosts of Goya’.
He was very good friends with Natalie Portman
Apart from small cameos, Genoveva helped the film’s director with documentation and finding locations., something that allowed him to spend more time with the team and thus establish a good friendship with Natalie Portman. In fact, the ex-wife of Cayetano Martínez de Iruzo helped him find a ballet hall in Madrid so that the Hollywood star could prepare for ‘The Black Swan’, a work for which the actress won an Oscar, according to the magazine ‘Hello!’ , “The truth is that I was very involved in the script of the film and I helped him a lot, so I became half of Jean Claude’s apprentice. Eventually, when filming started, Milos, he and Saul He organized a dinner for me to meet Natalie, I invited him to come to Lyria for a few days, as I was staying in the palace at the time, and I showed him the epigraph and works of art. From then on, we saw each other every day and had dinner together every night,” says Casanova, who adds that after that they were together in Mexico, Los Angeles, London and New York.
“The truth is that I love Natalie Portman very much. She’s very beautiful. And.”She is one of the smartest, most cultured and aristocratic women I know., Very cultured and intelligent. He graduated from Harvard with honors. We both talked a lot about culture and history. She is also of incredible human qualities, a woman who is extremely consistent in her way of thinking and her values. Natalie is very humble and simple. They neither care about show, nor about fame, nor about nonsense. Nothing,” Genoveva told the above media in 2021. “I haven’t seen her in person for a long time because later she had kids and we couldn’t see each other, but Yes, we still have deals. Once, when he had them, he invited me to the Cannes festival., but I couldn’t go. To be honest, I was very angry. However, every Christmas he sends me a greeting card, and every year the card is more fun. Their gifts are donations to foundations that, above all, help protect nature. One year she adopted a penguin in my name! he is very funny“He added.