Jenni Rivera and Selena Quintanilla’s Walk of Fame Stars Vandalized Shortly After Installation

 

Vandalism Incident

Jenni Rivera’s and Selena Quintanilla’s stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame were vandalized with black paint just weeks after Rivera’s star was dedicated on June 27. Fans discovered the stars covered in black paint and immediately began efforts to clean them. This incident also involved the star of silent film actor Heinie Conklin.

Fan Reactions and Cleanup

Fans of both singers were quick to respond, with video footage showing individuals scrubbing the stars clean. Jenni Rivera’s daughter, Janney, known as Chiquis, expressed her dismay on social media and thanked fans for their cleanup efforts. Rivera’s family representative and fans reported the vandalism to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

Official Response

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that professional cleaners would be brought in to restore the stars. The incident is under investigation, with police reports filed and inquiries about potential surveillance footage from nearby businesses.

Jenni Rivera’s Legacy

Jenni Rivera, a prominent figure in Latin music, was honored posthumously with her star. Known for her contributions to banda, mariachi, and norteño music, Rivera was a trailblazer and a top-selling female artist in regional Mexican music. Her career included successful albums, reality TV shows, and a biographical telenovela.

The vandalism has sparked outrage and sadness among fans and the public. How will the authorities address this incident? What measures will be taken to protect these iconic stars? The community awaits further updates.