Selena's Family Meet For 10th Anniversary Interview

Slain Mexican superstar SELENA's family have come together publicly for the first time since the singer's death a decade ago, to reveal she may have been pregnant when she was murdered.

The celebrated Tejano singer was shot by her former fan club president YOLANDA SALDIVAR in March 1995.

To mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy that rocked South America, Selena's family are coming forward with new revelations surrounding her death.

Spanish-language showbusiness magazine LATINA reunited the QUINTANILLA family for a candid interview as they plan to mourn their loss at a host of anniversary memorial events.

In the interview, Selena's father ABRAHAM insists he has evidence he believes proves that Saldivar had tried to kill his daughter four times before the day she shot her, and he reveals that the beloved singer was planning to start a family when she died.

He states his daughter confided in her family the day before her death - she and husband CHRIS PEREZ were planning to start a family and she had made a doctor's appointment to have a contraceptive device removed.

Meanwhile, in the interview, Selena's husband reveals, for the first time, how he coped with his wife's death.

He says, "I used to sleep with pictures of her, just snapshots of her without make-up, dusting - how I saw her. I used to carry a book of pictures around with me, just stacks of her.

"I'd go to a friend's house, and there'd be people mingling, and I'd be this dude in the corner somewhere with my pictures... This is 10 years later and I'm doing the best I can."

15/02/2005 21:42

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qaLdiee77, please do not spell like that it is really annoying when people do that. I was also five years old when she died and to this day I am still upset. She was a beautiful person inside and out and she had an amazing talent. Now she is watching over us just like all of the other angels in heavan.
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Did anyone have problems with Jennifer Lopez as a Puetorrican playing Selena as a Mexican American part? If so why?
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It's amazing to see comments flowing 11 years later. I just saw the movie again and broke down into tears and prayer. Such a cruel world to take away something so precious. Life is so unfair and my heart goes out deeply to her husband and family. I can only imagine what their loss must be like. I knew some of her songs though not the singer. Nontheless, my heart breaks! May the angels watch over you Selena!
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I am from Kiribati and i love selena's voice her best album i love the most is '' late at night when all the world is sleeping..'' love it so much i am sorry to the family especially to her loving husband and parent brother and sister ...she may be gone and i dont know much about her but i miss her everytime i listen to her beautiful voice ...and u devil woman Jessica is right your case must be reopen u must put to death u dont deserve to live and daam !!! you are a big liar Bitch if wernt for u Selena whould had a beautiful family of her own ..RIP Selena miss u so much
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My blessing go out to you... I was born in 1980 and Selena I grow up with her music... I hate Yolanda and they should reopen her case and sentence her to death row now the law change!!! she shouldn't be living why she not in death row???...Selena is miss for sure and here it is march 27,2011 @ 12:54am in Orlando fl my name is Jessica Rivera Miss Latina Central Fla 2007 sitting here watching her movie on tv and online looking @ pics and videos. I miss her so much and I could image if she was still here where she be @ in her career....Yolanda when you get out watch out because the Latin community is still thinking of Selena and still hating on you. how could you do this!!!!!!! Selena trusted you and if you claIm she was so much your best friend well like me tell you something best friend don't kill you...and her and Chris might had a baby.. you not going to heaven Yolanda!!! THEY NEED TO REOPEN YOUR CASE AND PUT YOU IN DEATH ROW and another thing Yolanda Selena does want anything to do with you.. "THE GOOD ALWAYS DIE YOUNG" miss you selena
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WHAT HAPPEN TO CHRIS PEREZ AND THE SELENA'S FATHER ABRAHAM AND HER MOTHER, SISTERS AND BROTHER.
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I never heard of selena untill I saw the movie but that doesn't mean that I don't care or love her. My family told me stories about her and that I was born in the year she was killed. Selena I think is beautiful in so many ways. Like her apearance, her voice and her personality. And Chis or selenas family you have truley loved an angel and selena is and will all ways be in my heart. Selena you have amazingly touched billions of hearts.
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miss selena much ... to all fans,pls contact me.fromfaizul,kuala lumpur, malaysia
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wen selena died ii wasz 5 yearsz oLd nd iiht wasz veriiee sad. becusz she was my romodeL. ii aLwaiisz wanted tEW qrow uhp nd be Like h3r. cusz ii Luhv music nd ii ckan sinq. ii jusz wiish she neva died cusz ii wud Luhv tEW see h3r nd tLk tEW h3r. buht nOw she iihsz iiN a Betta pLacE. R.I.P. SeLena!
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I'm so sorry about what happened to Selena i was not born Until a few months after her death but my stepdad oftenListened to her and we watched her bio in spanish and forChris and A.B. keep on pushing 'cause that's what Selena Would want and there is no doubt 'bout thatSelena is missed so very much by those who saw her andListened to her but she also inspired me to write a song Partly in spanish
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