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Jenni Rivera worked as a
performer for drug cartel
before tragic plane crash
death, lawyer claims

New York Daily News, by Rheana Murray

Original Article

Posted By:PageTurner, 1/10/2013 3:14:40 PM

Latin pop star Jenni Rivera may have been working for a drug cartel before her tragic death in a jet crash last month, Mexican media reported. Rivera reportedly performed at parties and events for the Beltran Leyva cartel, once one of the country’s most powerful drug gangs. She also did cocaine at the parties, an attorney for the cartel told Reforma, a Mexican Daily. The lawyer, whose name was not released, said his job included contracting musical talent for the cartel, and the California-born Rivera was among the artists who participated. Several news organizations are reporting Rivera’s ties

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Billed as the vaunted emblem of glorious Latinitude with a funeral attended by tens of thousands of Mexicans in Los Angeles, well, here we have it. Celebrate diversity.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 1/10/2013 3:22:39 PM     (No. 9109438)

So was the crash an accident or sabotage?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: droopydog, 1/10/2013 3:44:37 PM     (No. 9109470)

kinda hard to turn that job down

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Reply 3 - Posted by: valinva, 1/10/2013 3:47:12 PM     (No. 9109475)

so, saint Jenni was notsuch a saint. Who´da thought it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/10/2013 4:17:26 PM     (No. 9109519)

#2: exactly. It´s like Hollywood. I wouldn´t be surprised if half the stars making stupid comments in favor of Obama felt they had no choice. When someone has ultimate power -- drug cartels, studios, fed govt -- they can get you to do pretty much anything.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Beefeater, 1/10/2013 4:26:47 PM     (No. 9109530)

No surprise, Sinatra, Durante and most of the Vegas performers worked for the mob and did "private" shows too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: vesicant, 1/10/2013 4:49:30 PM     (No. 9109561)

When did performing in front of turn into working for? That would likely make every performer on earth some kind of accomplice.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bob913, 1/10/2013 10:35:45 PM     (No. 9110009)

She was funneling drug money and her now ex husband was selling drugs. She won´t be missed from those she help get hooked onto drugs and will be missed by those who hoped for some money and or drugs to come their way.

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