Saturday night, singer Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash with six others; Jenni Rivera is a famous Mexican-American singer and the wreckage was found in Ejido La Colorada and no survivors were found.
Sunday, Rivera’s father and brother confirmed her death on Telemundo. Her father, Pedro said:
She never gave up and she was good to everyone. Authorities said that the airplane was not recognizable, but they did find evidence that Rivera was aboard.
Rivera’s plane left Monterrey Saturday night after a concert and she was headed to another engagement in Toluca in central Mexico. The plane carried Rivera, two pilots, her publicist, her lawyer, and makeup artist.
Rivera, 43, was born in Long Beach, CA and she has sold 15 million records in her career and has had several Grammy nominations, and has won two Billboard Mexican Music Awards. She has also appeared in the movie “Filly Brown.”
She has five children.
After the Saturday night concert, Jenni Rivera gave a press conference and spoke about her life and her plans for the holidays. She said that she was tired and wanted to spend the holidays with her family, but that only God knows what will happen.
I can’t get caught up in the negative because that destroys you. Perhaps trying to move away from my problems and focus on the positive is the best I can do. I am a woman like any other and ugly things happen to me like any other women. The number of times I have fallen down is the number of times I have gotten up.
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