The boyfriend Gould is referring to is Max Arciniega (James Martinez), who Breaking Bad fans will remember as Gus' friend and business partner.
Were Gus and Max lovers? No, Max says outright that Gus is like a "brother to me". In BCS, the "boyfriend" line was delivered jokingly as in, it was quite obvious that their relationship was close and seen as homoerotic to people who worked near the two.
Maximino "Max" Arciniega was the business and romantic partner of Gustavo Fring and co-founder of the "Los Pollos Hermanos" franchise. He held advanced degrees in biochemistry and chemical engineering. Max's education was financed by Gus after Gus rescued him from the slums of Santiago.
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"Gus is holding onto his rage, his desire for revenge, and maybe he's holding onto this romance that he had, with his boyfriend Max," Gould said. The boyfriend Gould is referring to is Max Arciniega (James Martinez), who Breaking Bad fans will remember as Gus' friend and business partner.
Gus Fring. Max and Gus met sometime in Chile. The two became extremely close and eventually became boyfriends. Gus financed Max's education in Chemistry, and the pair later moved to Mexico to start their own restaurant chain, Los Pollos Hermanos.
Last chance to look at me, Hector. Gus Fring's last words before his death at Hector's hands.
Don Eladio spared Gus' life when he killed Max Arciniega because he knew who Gus was. He recognized him as the man who had built his empire and was therefore not a threat that could be eliminated easily.
The gift that Gus Fring gives to Eladio Vuente, Zafiro Añejo is a fictional brand of rare tequila. The writers of the show invented it when they were unable to secure a real product for the scene; no company wanted their product to be the one that poisoned Vuente and his men in the scene. Walt asks Walt Jr.
Nacho is forced to be a mole for Gus within the Salamancas' organization, which is further complicated when the shrewd Lalo arrives to oversee operations.
In 1989, Don Eladio met with Gustavo Fring and his partner Maximino Arciniega attempted to propose a business deal wherein they would produce methamphetamine for the cartel, which Eladio would then distribute.
As for Gus Fring (played by Giancarlo Esposito), his character is supposed to be native Chilean, but according to Martinez "he sounds like he learned the language in business school."
Gus Fring's Death Is Possible (But Not Realistic)
The blast wave severely injured his right side - but it didn't hit his vital organs, which could explain why Gustavo Fring's death in Breaking Bad wasn't immediate. Much of Gus' head and face was injured, but his skull was still intact.
The Salamanca cousins don't speak due to Breaking Bad positioning them as a terrifying force of nature, but this, unfortunately, does not work. Throughout season 3, the audience is slowly given information about how the brothers are getting to New Mexico, and how they find out about Walter White and Hank Schrader.
He says he has kids, but there's no mention of his wife. Neither have been seen either on the show as far as I know.
Said envy was extent to Gus due to the latter's status as a South American and quickly winning over Eladio. It was because of this that Hector developed a deep hatred for, a mutual feeling given that he shot Gus' friend - maybe even lover - in front of his very eyes.
After attempting to establish a partnership with the Cartel, Max was murdered by Hector Salamanca on the orders of Don Eladio as punishment for Gustavo's disrespectful actions of manipulating Eladio into a meeting by selling drugs to his men without consent.
Hector Salamanca, also known as Don Hector, was the elderly don of the Salamanca drug organization and an associate of cartel boss Don Eladio Vuente. He was the son of Abuelita, the uncle of twins Marco and Leonel Salamanca, Tuco Salamanca, and Lalo Salamanca, and the grandfather of Joaquin Salamanca.
Better Call Saul season 6's "Carrot & Stick" speaks to Gus Fring's awesome instincts, not only knowing a visit to Hector Salamanca was the best method of confirming whether the Lalo assassination stuck, but also getting exactly the cues he wanted from their conversation.
As Hank is leaving his disciplinary meeting, he receives an anonymous call from Gus Fring, warning him that he is about to be killed by Leonel and Marco Salamanca (Daniel and Luis Moncada) in revenge for killing Tuco; though Gus has told the brothers to target Hank instead of Walt, Gus's intention is the destruction of ...
Gus gloats to Hector about the death of his nephews and associate, mentioning the cryptic phone call that Hank received before the Cousins attacked him that lead to their demise. He leaves Hector to seethe impotently with a few parting words: "Sangre por sangre", blood for blood.
Plot Summary (3) When Hank produces evidence that Gus is Albuquerque's crystal meth kingpin, Walt worries that he and Jesse will be killed to protect their boss. Hank's discovery of Gus Fring's fingerprint in Gale Boetticher's apartment is enough for DEA and Albuquerque PD to bring Gus in for an interview.
As the biggest cameos in El Camino proved, being dead didn't prevent a character from making an appearance, but we still didn't get a flashback from Gustavo Fring (Giancarlo Esposito).
In Breaking Bad season 5, Victor's death was mentioned by Walt while talking to Jesse. He stated that Gus killed Victor because he "flew too close to the sun" and that greediness caught Gus' attention. In hindsight, Gus probably should have put more thought into taking Walt and Jesse out of the equation.