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Selenas Secret: The Revealing Story Behind Her Tragic Death by Maria Celeste Arraras20th Anniversary Edition
An intimate and investigative portrait of beloved Mexican American singer Selena Quintanilla’s murder by Emmy Award-winning journalist Maria Celeste Arraras. Now with a new foreword and afterword by the author for the 20th Anniversary Edition.
There is no doubt that Yolanda Saldivar pulled the trigger and killed Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla Perez on March 31, 1995. But does anyone know what really happened in Room 158 of the Days Inn, moments before the crime took place? Maria Celeste Arraras has many answers, and her unrivaled coverage of the murder, trial, and aftermath made her the undisputed expert on the Selena case. Arraras shares firsthand information about the crime and the people involved—including details of her headline-making jailhouse interview with Yolanda, who repeatedly spoke of “Selena’s secret”—a powerful hidden piece of information that she refused to divulge in the courtroom but revealed to Arraras at length. Many questions were raised, and not all were answered until this revealing interview shed light on the crime.
Why was there a suitcase filled with Selena’s clothes at the murder scene? What was the significance of the jeweled ring, adorned with the initial S that fell from Selena’s bloody fist? Who was the doctor from Monterrey who called himself Selena’s confidant and business adviser? Selena’s Secret fits together the pieces of this puzzle and depicts what really happened on that rainy day in March.
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Selena Quintanilla-Perez was an American singer who achieved international fame as a At the time of Selena's death, Tejano music was one of the most popular Latin In April and May that year, some European-Americans in Texas wrote to the editor of the Brazosport Facts questioning the fuss over her death; some.
Maria Celeste Arraras
The Revealing Story Behind the Murder of Selena Comes to Telemundo
In January , Quintanilla Jr. Although doctors tried to revive Selena, she was pronounced dead from loss of blood and cardiac arrest. The Latino community was deeply affected by the news of Selena's death; some people traveled thousands of miles to visit her home, boutiques, and the crime scene, while churches with large congregations of Latinos held prayers in her name. All major television networks in the United States interrupted their regular programming to break the news. Some Americans who were unaware of the singer and her popularity criticized the attention she and her murder received from both the media and the Latino community. Radio personality Howard Stern mocked Selena's murder, burial, and her mourners and criticized her music, playing her songs with gunshots in the background, causing an uproar among the Latino population. On April 12, —two weeks after her death—then- Texas governor George W.
‘El Secreto de Selena’ ( ‘Selena’s Secret’)
Saldivar is in a red vehicle barely visible behind the large truck at right. Selena Quintanilla Perez the sexy, self, made Tejano superstar known to millions of adoring fans simply as Selena, was shot and killed Friday afternoon in a motel in her seaside hometown. The Grammy-winning star died at p. She had been shot twice an hour earlier, shortly before noon. A suspect in the shooting, Yolanda Saldivar, of San Antonio, kept police at bay for more than nine hours after the attack, sitting and holding a pistol in a red pickup parked outside the motel.