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Celebrities Tweet Thoughts, Prayers Following Jenni Rivera's Passing

Dec. 10, 2012


Jenni Rivera

The public is mourning the death of Mexican-American singer and reality TV star Jenni Rivera.

The AP is confirming the singer, 43, is dead. She was one of seven passengers aboard a private jet that crashed in Mexico the morning of Dec. 9. According to ABC news, the plane fell off the radar 10 minutes (or 62 miles) after take-off.

Rivera's celebrity friends are in disbelief and have sent their thoughts out to her family via social media.

"Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin): "Esto es triste. Un poco en shock. Mucha paz para su familia."

Jennifer Lopez (@JLo): "So sad!! Praying for Jenni Rivera's children and family and the passengers families. Que dios los bendigan!! Descansen en paz...

William Levy (@willylevy29): "No puedo creer lo de @jennirivera... Mi corazón está con sus familiares. Les deseo toda la fuerza del mundo. Q Dios la tenga en su Gloria..."

Paulina Rubio (@paurubio): "Llevo dsd 9am esperando a mi comadre @jennirivera pero nunca llego seguimos llorando es muy pronto... No hay palabras no hay consuelo."

Wilmer Valderrama (@WValderrama): "Heard confirmed news about our dear @JenniRivera.. this breaks my heart in a million pieces.. it is just a huge loss for our community."

Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria): "My heart breaks for the loss of Jenni Rivera & everyone on the plane. My prayers go out to her family. We lost a legend today.

Gloria Estefan(@GloriaEstefan): "Our deepest sympathy to the family & fans of @jennirivera & those that accompanied her on what was to be her last voyage. Rest in peace..."

Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH): "Jenni Rivera died today in a plane crash. May she rest in peace..."

Marco Rubio (@marcorubio): "RIP/EPD @jennirivera. May God grant his peace to her 3 children & all who loved her #banda #jennirivera."

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