Sad news to report, Mexican telenovela star Karla Alvarez died over the weekend. She was 41 years old. Though the cause of death is yet to be confirmed, it’s said she died from respiratory failure. Alvarez, known for playing the villain, was rumored to be battling alcoholism as well as an eating disorder. Her breakout role was in the telenovela Maria Mercedes alongside Thalia. Our thoughts go out to her family and friends.