Family, Fans React To Death Of Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American Pop Star

11:20 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Family, Fans React To Death Of Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American Pop Star

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Jenni Rivera's admirers knew her as "La Diva de la Banda," a singer famous for nailing ballads with power. The artist and reality TV star became a single mom when she was 15; her success after hard times was an inspiration to many. Rivera is presumed dead after a plane crashed in northern Mexico yesterday with she and at least 5 others aboard.
Mexico City (CNN) -- Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera died when the small plane she was traveling in with at least five others crashed in the mountains in northern Mexico, her brother told CNN. Authorities notified the family there were no survivors, Gustavo Rivera said late Sunday.
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