Edith González, Aracely Arámbula
Edith González starred as "Doña Bárbara" in 2008, while Aracely Arámbula stars in "La Doña" currently. Telemundo

Put your sunglasses on because there's seems to be some shade throwing between Edith González and Aracely Arámbula. The former starred in the Telemundo production of "Doña Bárbara" in 2008, a telenovela based on the Rómulo Gallegos classic that María Félix later personified in the 1943 film. Arámbula is currently starring in "La Doña" for the same television network, a further adaptation of the book, but updated to modern times and set in the city.

González recently took to her Instagram account for a "throwback Thursday" post where she remembered her beloved character. "Remembering my 'Doña' that has [her pants] well on," she captioned the image. She also added the hashtag "I am Doña Bárbara." She later added another photo from her telenovela character and wrote: "No, don't get it wrong, Doña Bárbara is a symbol of resistance to colonialism, she is a savage as her last name implies, she personifies strength."

Many interpreted Edith's post as a dig at the soap adaptation that is currently airing on television, that has not faired in the ratings as expected. Days later, in what seemed like a response to González, Arámbula shared a clip from her novela and called out her adversaries.

"'La Doña', the strength of a woman gained from the rough life that she's had," she wrote. "Altagracia Sandoval is human, sensitive and isn't like anybody else. I am very happy with this story and I love that even the opponents watch it, which is a signal that we are moving and we're going for more."

If their messages were directed at each other, is up in the air, but this wouldn't be the first time both actresses face each other over this project. When the production of "La Doña" was announced at the Telemundo Upfront presentation in 2015, Genesis Rodríguez (who starred in the 2008 version) lashed out at the network. "I can't believe that they are remaking 'Doña Bárbara' so soon," she tweeted. "All the effort, hard working hours, sweat, love from all the crew... so they could erase it all that fast and easy? Another reason why I will stay doing what I'm doing."

Following Genesis' rant, Edith retweeted the message, which Aracely ended up reading. The star went a step further and directed a tweet to González. "With due respect and love Edith, Telemundo announced that they would make this project and I will realize it with heart, just like you guys," Arámbula wrote. "I saw your retweet. It was a decision made by the network. You made it marvelously. I love you, admire you and respect you." Aracely went further to remind everyone that melodramas that she's starred successfully in the past, are being remade. "Today they are making 'Abrázame Muy Fuerte' [as 'Que Te Perdone Dios'] and I applaud it Zuria Vega," Aracely wrote. "We all give our best and our heart in every project and it's a blessing."

After Aracely Arámbula came out to defend her new project citing Edith González, the latter actually replied to her. "Obviously you will do it very well my lovely Araceli," she said. "You are beautiful, talented and an excellent human being. I love and admire you." Arámbula reminded everyone that this was not the first Edith telenovela remake she stars in. Remember the "Corazón Salvaje" adaptation? "It's an honor remaking your telenovelas like 'Corazón Salvaje,'" Ara wrote. "Let's hope that ['Doña Bárbara'] is a hit like yours."



#jueves de #tbt❤️ recordando a mi "Doña" que los tiene muy bien puestos. #yosoydoñabarbara _

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