September 27, 2021

Selena Quintanilla’s husband, Chris Perez, ends long legal feud with late Tejano singer’s family

Chris Perez, the husband of late Tejano star Selena Quintanilla, says that he and her family have labored out their variations after a long legal feud.

Perez and the Quintanilla family had been locked in a legal dispute over Perez’s plan to create a miniseries primarily based on his 2012 memoir, “To Selena, With Love.”

In 2017, Selena’s father, Abraham Quintanilla, opposed the present and referred to as the memoir an unauthorized e-book.

Quintanilla sued Perez and two corporations planning to show the e-book right into a sequence. The lawsuit mentioned on the time that after Selena’s 1995 homicide, Perez signed a deal that gave all rights to Selena’s likeness and title to her property.

4 years in the past, a Texas choose dominated that the lawsuit might transfer ahead. Legal professionals for Perez needed the lawsuit dismissed primarily based on free speech grounds.

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Tuesday afternoon, Perez wrote in a tweet that the legal dispute with the Quintanilla family had been “amicably resolved.”

“Now that these issues are behind us, going forward, my hope, and the hope of the Quintanilla family, is for us to work together to continue to honor and celebrate the legacy of Selena,” he mentioned.

It is unclear what each events agreed to, however Abraham shared a equally worded assertion on his Fb web page.

Perez and Selena met when he joined her band, Los Dinos, in 1990.

Her father opposed the connection, however Selena and Perez married secretly in 1992, when she was 20 years previous.

Selena was shot to dying in 1995 by her fan membership president, Yolanda Saldivar, who’s serving life in jail. She’s eligible for parole in 2025.

Final 12 months marked 25 years because the dying of the singer, who was often known as the Queen of Tejano. In an interview, Perez referred to as studying of Selena’s dying some of the painful moments of his life.

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The Related Press contributed to this report.