Protected Witness capo “La Barbie” says Jenni Rivera sang for the Mexican Cartel
The case of the tragedy of Jenni Rivera might take a different direction to be known that a protected witness drug trafficker Edgar Valdez Villareal aka “La Barbie,” revealed a list of singers who participated in “narcofiestas gruperas,” among which are found the missing ‘Diva of the Band’.
According to the Mexican newspaper Reforma, the protected witness named “Jennifer,” a former lawyer of the Beltran Leyva cartel, said several gruperos, including Jenni Rivera, enlivened parties “La Barbie” in different cities in Mexico.
The source also revealed that a group member Torrente, known as ‘The Charly,” was “in charge of bringing bands to ‘La Barbie’, such as Heavy, Intocable and Jenni Rivera.”
He stressed that ‘The Diva of Banda’ have been used cocaine and humiliated, even kicked by Edgar Valdez as ‘act of mockery and joke’.
Having said that, the lead singer of the group Caballo Dorado, Eduardo Gameros, came out in defense of “The Diva of Banda.”
Reforma in another interview, the singer said: “To work in the fun of the others need a lot of courage … for all the risks you going to believe and live as a criminal or smearing you when you bring your lifestyle is stealing, raping, cheating, engaging in drug trafficking, people, or kill … I do not believe him to a drug dealer or a murderer, (is) his word against my teammates, not fair, not even comparable. “
He said that his colleagues have been hired for private parties of dubious origin, does not make them drug dealers.
“No one is exempt from being hired and go. Who the hell is going to imagine that a wedding is going to be so-and-so, in a meeting or a quinceañera’s Like going to a fair and between 10 000 people that there is a drug dealer, “explained the Rodeo Clown interpreter, who was shot in an armed assault in Ciudad Juarez for nearly a year.
Jenni Rivera was laid to rest Monday, in All Souls Cementary in Long Beach, California, at a private funeral held by her family, La Opinión reports. Her brother Lupillo Rivera held a beer in his hand and sang at the funeral, as the family said their final goodbye, according to La Opinión. The burial was delayed for legal reasons, according to Mexico’s El Nacional. Jenni’s accident still is under investigation.