The speculations that have been going on for many years have been confirmed: Juan Carlos de Borbón and Bárbara Rey had an intense romance during the 80s and 90s.
The documentary series premiered on HBO Max, ‘Save the King’ (Salvar al Rey) reviews the victories and defeats of Juan Carlos I and has brought to light some audios that confirm the romance that the King had with the vedette Barbara Rey.
King Juan Carlos was a lover of vedette Barbara Rey
Barbara Rey was the lover of King Juan Carlos I, both used to meet in a villa in Sextant Street, in the urbanization of Boadilla del Monte, always under the “control” and “protection” of the State Security services.
However, the security services and the king’s own mistress had filled the house with cameras and microphones that recorded all the conversations between the lovers.
The recordings were never destroyed and served as blackmail, jeopardizing the public image of the king and the stability of his marriage. Barbara Rey demanded 6 million euros from the king under threat of publishing the audios.
The documentary aired a revealing audio that confirms that Juan Carlos and Barbara had a very close relationship.
“I love you very much,” Juan Carlos de Borbón tells his mistress on the other end of the phone. Barbara Rey, says “my life” to the monarch. “At a quarter to three is it okay for you to arrive?”, asks the king so that the vedette “when she is close”, opens “the garage” for him.
It is said that King Juan Carlos ended up paying 4 million euros for the silence of his mistress. Barbara, would also have received contracts in television plants and radio stations as a form of payment.
There is no doubt that the private life of the king emeritus continues to be hit by scandals. It should be recalled that the judicial future of King Juan Carlos is in the hands of his other lover, Corinna Larsen.