By Dita Quinones | 12/20/2012 - 11:36
The world was watching to bid farewell to Jenni Rivera, known as affectionately as "La Diva de La Banda," at her "Graduacion Al Cielo" at Hollywood's Gibson Amphitheatre. More than 6,000 fans came as far as Mexicali to witness the closed-casket celebration that commenced without a hitch. Tickets were made available to fans two days ago for one dollar and sold-out in a record 15 minutes.
"Her casket was beautiful," said Ingrid Fuentes, a fan who attended the memorial. "It was big. It was red. It was shiny. It was just – basically her."
By Sugey Palomares | 12/19/2012 - 14:29
Over six thousand fans are currently united at the Los Angeles' Gibson amphitheater to bid farewell and honor the one and only Jenni Rivera, who passed away in a tragic plane crash last week. At the public memorial, a red casket adorned with butterflies takes center stage as her family and friends praise La Diva de la Banda.
By Sugey Palomares | 12/18/2012 - 12:28
As friends, family, and fans continue to mourn Jenni Rivera’s untimely death, countless of celebrities have been deeply touched by her passing. Last week, a private jet carrying the 43-year-old regional Mexican singer and six others crashed in the mountains 60 miles south of Monterrey.
By Samantha Leal | 12/17/2012 - 11:47
Jenni Rivera will finally be laid to rest this week, and new details are emerging on the star's funeral. “Jenni had very specific plans for how she wanted her funeral to go down. She wanted Vendela roses at the service, Bella Rosa roses to be buried with her, and she requested butterflies to be released at the end of the service. A public memorial will take place on Tuesday [Dec. 18] in Long Beach and a more private one on Wednesday [Dec.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/14/2012 - 11:55
There's no doubt this week has been all about Jenni Rivera.
By Sugey Palomares | 12/13/2012 - 10:58
Janney "Chiquis" Marín has remained silent to the public about her mom Jenni Rivera's tragic death until now. As the world continues to mourn the loss of the icon, the reality television star took to her Twitter page to honor her mother.
"My momma, my father, my confidant, and my rock, my bestest friend, and the strongest woman I know. You are on my mind and forever in my heart," Chiquis tweeted. "I miss you and I know I'll see your beautiful smile again. Love you."
By Sugey Palomares | 12/12/2012 - 14:26
Each day new details are surfacing about the tragic plane crash that claimed the life of Jenni Rivera, and six other passengers, on December 9th in Northern Mexico. Mexican authorities have confirmed that the LearJet 25 plunged 28,000 feet and crashed at a speed that may have surpassed 600 miles per hour.
By Sugey Palomares | 12/12/2012 - 14:07
Jenni Rivera was a force to be reckoned with in her genre thanks to her lyrics about female empowerment, powerhouse vocals, and loyal fan base. With over 15 million records sold in her career, the 43-year-old singer was steadily building her business empire outside of the music business too. Her life may have been cut short, but we will never forget the talent and ambition she was blessed with.
By Lee Hernandez | 12/12/2012 - 09:48
A lot of hearts were broken on Sunday evening when the world learned that Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash after the plane she was traveling in crashed in a mountainous region of Mexico.
By Sugey Palomares | 12/11/2012 - 16:22
Jenni Rivera and daughter Janney "Chiquis" Marin may have faced some tough times before La Diva de la Banda’s tragic passing, but their love for each other was always present. Here's a retrospective of what occurred in the headlines before Jenni's tragic death. We send our thoughts and prayers to the Rivera family during this sensitive time.