Fans Mourn Singer Killed in Plane Crash; Jenni Rivera Had Comedy in Development at ABC

Dec 10, 2012  •  Post A Comment

Fans in the U.S. and Mexico are mourning Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, who was killed Sunday when the small plane she was traveling in crashed in northern Mexico, reports CNN.com.

As previously reported, Rivera, 43, was developing an ABC comedy called "Jenni," about a single, middle-class Latina woman who is raising a family while running a family business. She has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide.

The crash left no survivors, according to the story. At least five other people were on board with Rivera: her sister, her publicist, her attorney, a family friend and two pilots, the story adds. The plane crashed in the mountains of northern Mexico.

Rivera, born in Long Beach, Calif., became known as Mexico’s queen of banda music. She had been trying to cross over into the English-language U.S. market after starring in "I Love Jenni," a successful reality show airing on Telemundo’s mun2, CNN adds.

Thumbnail image for jenni-rivera.jpgJenni Rivera

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  1. What a beautiful voice silenced by death…tragic end…rest in peace jenie

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