This is how the myth was born that affirms that celebrities die three by three – Nueva Mujer

For decades, a popular belief has been entrenched in the world of entertainment that affirms that stars always die three by three. That is, when a famous person dies, two other luminaries also depart and go ahead of us on the path of life immediately after.

In recent days, this urban legend resurfaced after three celebrities of the Mexican artistic world died consecutively and totally unexpectedly. The first celebrity to die was the singer Yrma Lydya the night of last June 23.

The 21-year-old artist died after being murdered by her husband, the lawyer Jesus Hernandez Alcocer, while dining together in a restaurant in Mexico City. Just a few days after the unfortunate news, on Thursday June 30, she died Fernando del Solar.

The Argentine actor and driver, who had a long battle against lymphatic cancer, died of pneumonia at 49 years old. While the public assimilated this loss, the death of another artist once again mourned the medium: the departure of the first actress Susana Dosamantes.

On Saturday, July 2, the painful news of the death of the singer’s mother was announced. Pauline Rubio at 74 years of age. The actress of telenovelas like If they let us He died after a brief fight against pancreatic cancer that had been detected a few months ago.

While the closeness of the heartbreaking losses may be coincidental, it is not for those who believe in the myth that celebrities always die in groups of three; however, how did this legend come about and for how long has it made people speculate?

How was the myth that celebrities die three by three born?

According to the website Cultura Colectiva, the so-called law three in three either Celebrity Death Rule of Threes it began to become popular more than six decades ago; specifically, after the singers died Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper on February 3, 1959.

The performers died together after The plane in which they were traveling to a concert in Minnesota crashed in Iowa.. From that date, known as “The day the music died”, it is believed that the urban myth arose that takes for granted that celebrities They die three by three.

In addition to the aforementioned case, other deaths that have been linked to this legend are those of Silvia Derbez, María Félix and Iran Eorywho died in 2002. Likewise, it happened with the deaths of Alan Rickman, Glenn Frey and David Bowie days apart in January 2016.