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Selena Quintanilla honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

By Karen Butler
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Selena Quintanilla honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Flowers are left by Selena's husband Chris Perez during an unveiling ceremony honoring Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla with a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on November 3. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The late Tejano music icon Selena Quintanilla was posthumously presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Quintanilla was a Texas-born singer-songwriter, who was shot and killed by a former employee in 1995. She was 23. Jennifer Lopez portrayed the artist in the 1997 movie, Selena.

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People magazine reported hundreds of the singer's fans lined Hollywood Boulevard to attend the ceremony.

Actress Eva Longoria and actor Edward James Olmos -- along with the slain singer's family and fans -- were on hand to celebrate the unveiling of Quintanilla's star.

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