Telenovela Star Karla Alvarez Dead at 41

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Mexican telenovela star, Karla Alvarez, has passed away at the young age of 41.

According to Variety, Alvarez, who was known for her roles as a villain in various novelas, died from respiratory failure on Friday.

Rumors surrounding the Que Bonito Amor actress stated that she was battling alcoholism and an eating disorder throughout the year.

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