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Telefe took Jey Mammón out of La peña de Morfi


In the midst of the complaint of sexual abuse against the driver, the channel announced the measure during its central newscast.

After a hectic afternoon of versions, crossed accusations and possible scenarios,

Telefe chose its central newscast to publicize its position on the case of Jey Mammón,

accused of sexual abuse


The official statement

says: "Based on publicly available information, Telefe agreed with Jey Mammón 

to momentarily suspend his continuity as the host of

La Peña de Morfi

, granting him the time he deems necessary to sort out situations of a personal nature."

And he continues: "Telefe is faithful to the principles that the company has maintained throughout its history. Respect, rights and compliance with the law are fundamental pillars of its values."

The text was read by the conductors Rodolfo Barili and Cristina Pérez , during the

Telefe news

broadcast this Thursday


"We are all shocked

," Barili acknowledged when talking about the news of the day.

Two hours before the channel made a public statement,

Jey Mammón had used her social networks to make her statement about it


The cycle had begun its new season this Sunday.

During this Thursday,

the transcended spoke about the request for resignation that the station would have demanded of Jey Mammón

(whose real name is Juan Martín Rago).

Jey Mammón has not answered the phone to the press for days: he chose to give his version through the networks.

In addition,

these accusations occur in the middle of a storm that splashes

the Martínez studios, after one of the producers of

Big Brother

, Marcelo Corazza, who won the first edition of the Telefe reality show, was arrested.

Defense of Hey Mammon himself

For his part,

Jey Mammón published on his Twitter account at 6:04 p.m

.: "Given the dissemination of a complaint that the Justice decided to prescribe, in the case of a false episode in much of its content,

I feel the need to inform that This action, which seeks unspeakable returns to the detriment of my person, is added to a persistent campaign of harassment and defamation



I have suffered extortionate conduct on the part of the person who filed a complaint that the Justice dismissed

and closed," the driver wrote.

"Without prejudice to the legal actions to be taken, it is imperative to make it clear that

the situation raised is the product of the conduct of a person who, in this case, and before the Justice, has acted untruthfully.


And he added: "

The media installation of the issue has jeopardized the prestige and honor

of whoever speaks to them in a delicate and sensitive event for the whole of society."

"I pray to God that it flows, that

the truth is exposed and known

," he concluded.

How Jey Mammon Theme Installed

The topic began in the A la tarde


(America, Monday through Friday at 3:45 p.m.) hosted by

Karina Mazzocco

, where a young man named

Lucas Benvenuto

recounted that he suffered "abuse" by "a well-known Telefe driver" whom then on his social networks he identified himself as the driver of

La Peña de Morfi.

Benvenuto clarified that his relationship with the driver

began when he was 14 years old and the accused was 32


The young man denounced Mammón in 2020, but

the case was closed in 2021 and the defendant was dismissed.


It is dismissed due to the application of the prescription, which is not the same as the fact that the event did not occur

. The event did indeed occur, but the prescription was applied. The dismissal dates from March 9, 2021," said Jorge Rial, who also He announced that

Telefe would have resolved that Mammón not continue in charge of his program.

But the scandal does not seem to stop there.

"I denounced Jey Mammón in 2014 and nobody believed me

," posted 

Matías Méndez

, another young man who at the time had appeared on different television programs to make some public accusations, a tweet that Benvenuto took advantage of to reply in this context.

That Sunday, March 19, a new season of "La peña de morfi" had begun, with Jey Mammón.

On his Instagram account,

Benvenuto gave more details

: “I don't like to talk about these issues.

Today I am a very happy person.

But sometimes I feel compelled to do so.

None of what happened was my fault.

And it is something that does not define me today because I am a stronger person.

There are thousands of cases like Matías and mine, ”he wrote.

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