“We don’t need them”: panelists of the Textual Game explained the absence of men on the panel

This week his new program, Juego Textual, debuted on the screens of Channel 13. Hosted by Sergio Lagos, the conversation space has 8 female panelists: Tita Ureta, Pepi Velasco, María Jimena Pereyra, Begoña Basauri, Rayén Araya, Chiqui Aguayo, Yazmín Vásquez and Katty Kowaleczko.

They are in charge of conversing with the various guests who sit in the red armchair of the studio. So far, José Luis Repenning and Pamela Díaz have visited the program.

In a conversation with page 7the Textual Game team explained the reasons for only having female panelists and not adding some men.

“This is a format that we wanted to do for women, so that the primary conversation is within the scope of how multifunctional women are today. In fact, each woman who is on the panel does not correspond to a pure stereotype, ”executive producer Alexis Zamora assured the quoted medium.

For their part, the panelists themselves justified the decision to have only women in the space.

“From the beginning it was talked about as a women’s program and I think it’s fine, with everything that has happened with the movements, which fight for equality,” María Jimena Pereyra assured the media.

For her part, Tita Ureta explained that she believed that the decision was made due to the old format of the program -which was previously called Textual Harassment-. “It was a season for men and another for women. She now she touched this and later, maybe, touch the men’s. It would be nice, “said the journalist.

Katty Kowaleczko explained that having a panel of only women contributes from “the flirtatiousness that we can have with Sergio.” However, she also highlights the female gaze, pointing out that “men have another way of seeing life.”

Actress Pepi Velasco took a more blunt look at the idea of ​​having men on the panel.

“In history, man has predominated. Women have had great participation in inventions, in development and have gone unnoticed, unknown. She always under the eaves of a man, ”she assured.

Finally, he argued that it was time for women to show that they can raise a program. “We don’t need a man, besides, the stamp that a woman gives to a program is super important, a strong stamp, with character. We are empowered, prepared, educated, powerful, feminine women”, declared Pepi Velasco.