Chabelothat boy who wore shorts, suspenders and sports shoes, died this Saturday, March 25 at the age of 88, but not everyone knows the origin of the nickname that catapulted him to fame.
That artistic name that gave him fame in Mexico and Latin America, Xavier López adopted him after telling a joke in a book that told the story of a boy named precisely after his emblematic character.
The presenter performed it for the first time in 1954 on a television program and, since then, he has not abandoned it, he continued to give life to it until his last programs of “En Familia con Chabelo”.
Xavier López loved ‘Chabelo’ for this reason
It was in an interview at the end of 2001, where Xavier López revealed the reason why he liked and adored his character.
“I started to love Chabelo when I realized that children liked the character. Childhood is the best time in the life of a human being, it is fascinating for the child and for the environment that surrounds him. Where there is a child there is a beautiful, honest and wonderful being, ”he said.
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