Thousands of fans gathered in Los Angeles on Dec. 19 to say farewell to Jenni Rivera, who lost her life in a Dec. 9 plane crash, at a public memorial. Heartfelt speeches in Spanish and English, and chants of “Jen-ni! Jen-ni!” filled the air, and demonstrated just how much the singer connected with many people.
That special connection between Jenni and her fans from all walks of life will further be shown this Friday, when mun2 honors [search phrase="on" term="Jenni Rivera"]Jenni Rivera[/search] with a one-hour tribute special called We Love Jenni Dec. 21 at 8pm and 10pm ET.
We Love Jenni will remember the life of the singing icon and star of the series I Love Jenni. Featuring exclusive footage, the special looks at Jenni Rivera’s life as a mother, friend, artist and icon to fans. We Love Jenni features testimonials in both English and Spanish, from celebrities and fans who remember her fondly and whose lives she touched.
Included in the special are Latin music stars Thalia, Larry Hernandez, Tucanes de Tijuana, 3Ball Mty, Los Horoscopos de Durango, Banda el Limon, Chino XL, Down and Diana Reyes, and celebrities Edward James Olmos, Carson Daly, Snoop Dogg, Mario Lopez, Victor Ortiz and Fernando Vargas, who offer their memories of Jenni Rivera.
We Love Jenni premieres Dec. 21 at 8pm and 10pm ET on mun2. It replays Dec. 22 at 5pm ET, and Dec. 23 at 8pm ET.
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