El Secreto de Selena (Selena's Secret) is based on the bestselling book by Emmy Award-winning journalist María Celeste Arrarás, tells the revealing story behind the tragic death of beloved Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla. There is no doubt that Yolanda Saldívar pulled the trigger on the superstar, but does anyone know what really happened moments before the crime took place? El Secreto de Selena pulls together the pieces of this puzzle and depicts what really happened on that rainy day in March of 1995.
Status: In Development
Runtime: 60 minutes
El Secreto de Selena - María Celeste Arrarás - Netflix
María Celeste Arrarás (born September 27, 1960 in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico), better known as María Celeste, is a Puerto Rican broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. Arrarás was selected for the cover of “Newsweek” magazine, who named her as one of the “20 Most Powerful Women” of the next generation of leaders. Arrarás has won three Emmy Awards for journalism. Currently, Arrarás serves as the host and managing editor of Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste, which airs in the U.S. and in 15 Latin American countries, and has a daily audience of 35 million viewers.
El Secreto de Selena - Early life and education - Netflix
María Celeste Arrarás was born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, the first child of José Enrique Arrarás, a respected politician, lawyer, and educator, and Astrid Mangual, a homemaker and chemist. The family later grew, with Arrarás has eight siblings, including two born from her mother’s remarriage. In 1971, she won three medals (one gold, one silver, and one bronze) at the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships. She qualified to compete at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, but was unable to compete after she contracted infectious mononucleosis. In 1978, Arrarás left her native Puerto Rico to attend Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she majored in Communications, and four years later graduated with honors. In 2016, Arrarás returned to her alma mater, where she was inducted into the School of Mass Communication's Den of Distinction and was honored by the university for her career in television.
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