I have been waiting for this show since the second the first episode ended. I wish I could binge it. Mexican Dynasties is my favorite show on Bravo right now. I hope we get to see Adan Allende’s audition for the Mexican Voice, La Voz!
Did I mention I hate that this show comes on after RHOBH? I need it to be on any other night. Preferably, Tuesday. I’m exhausted and it is 1 am but I want to see this freaking episode so I am going to watch and recap now and then review it
in the morning whenever I get up tomorrow. EDIT: I SO FORGOT TO POST THIS THIS MORNING. SORRY.
Oscar and Paulina Madrazos walked through the park and came across a group of people hula hooping. Oscar makes sure to ask if the hula hoop will get his clothes dirty before he tries it. Paulina is the better of the two at this. Everything is a competition with these two.
Why is Oscar always in some sort of military regalia? Is that a fashion statement?
Oscar and Paulina have invited Doris and Raquel and Mari and Fernando over to play canasta with their mother. It seems like their mother is the only one who knows how to play. I think the adults played canasta sometimes when we lived in Libya but mostly they played this couple domino game called 42. It was something the Texans taught everyone and the games would get loud and very serious.
Adan is trying out for La Voz. We did not get to see the audition. The maid and the bodyguard (?) both find Adan utterly ridicuous. Actually, they find Fernado and Mari utterly ridiculous as well. The are hired help the voice of reason on the show. I wish it was shot more like Upstairs, Downstairs or Downton Abbey.
Apparently, Adan did get on the show. However, Fenando had a look at the contract. Apparently, La Voz is just like the American version and American Idol. The winner’s contract is actually a bad deal. I’ve often heard it is best for the contestants not to actually win. La Voz wants half of all his earnings from every song he’s ever done and all future songs.
Later, Elan tries to tell Adan the same thing. Adan tells Elan he has made over $25,000 in is lifetime as an artist and ask how much Elan has made. Then Mari, Elan and Jenny all try to tell him how stupid it would be to sign a contract with La Voz. His brother and sister-in-law are trying to encourage him to get a job and stand on his own two feet. Then his parents come into the conversation and tell him that his lawyers also say it was in his best interest not to do La Voz. Adan finally agrees.
Meanwhile, Elan and Jenny signed with a major Mexican record label. Elan is glad to be back in music since he had to get a real job when his parents kicked him out of the band he was in with Adan. Fernando and Mari don’t support Elan and Jenny at all. They are by fair the better singers of the kids. Mari seems to like Jenny. I’m not sure that feeling is reciprocated. But she will defend Mari to the death. Because, family.
The Canasta Party
Doris is her mom, Raquel’s manager and it seems like a very demanding job. The take a break to go to the Canasta party. So that Raquel can trash talk all the other guests. And their makeup artists. I must agree that Mari’s makeup at the party is atrocious. It’s very pale, even the lipstick. She looked lovely in her talking head though.
When Raquel brings up wanting to meet the twins, Oscar points out that she has already met them. She was at their baptism. And he tells her that she offended them by asking them if they were adopted. The twins and Oscar were in one of the local entertainment magazines that she reads. She seems to think this is funny, Oscar says the kids think she is cold and mean. Then she says she will apologize. And she does. But when Paulina’s little boy comes to give her a hug, she says to someone… Jenny? “This is the ugly one, right?” Raquel got Canasty at Canasta.
Next Week: Doris makes an offer to manage Adan. She wants him to do La Voz. Mari says Doris will manage her son over her dead body. Oscar has an S & M party for his birthday. It’s a family affair.