Sarah Lucero reveals her first time assembly Selena

In 1994, Selena Quintanilla-Perez held a style present and live performance at Hemisfair Enviornment as a part of the launch of her new clothes line. 

In the beginning of the occasion, the Queen of Tejano can be launched by then Univision 41 reporter Sarah Lucero. 

But it surely was the moments main as much as the launch, that Lucero remembers essentially the most. 

“On the time of her clothes launch I labored for Univision channel 41 right here in San Antonio. The TV station managers are those who requested me if I might introduce her on the style present and live performance to launch her new line of clothes,” Lucero tells MySA. “I used to be so excited to be a part of this new chapter in her profession, which had actually began to take off and was beginning to transfer into mainstream media and the English music market.” 

In accordance with the occasion, Lucero can be carrying one in all Selena’s creations. 

“She needed me to put on this gold jacket with embroidered flowers and a black velvet skirt. It was very fairly. I keep in mind once I put it on she got here into the shop, Selena’s Boutique on Broadway, and made certain I used to be snug with the way it match,” she mentioned. “I assumed that was so candy and all the way down to earth of her as a result of I knew she was an enormous star and I used to be somewhat starstruck.”

In response to Marlo Hernandez-Lopez, who labored in Selena’s boutique as a nail tech and likewise occurs to be Lucero’s grade-school good friend, says the singer was simply as ‘starstruck.’

“Selena spent all morning apprehensive about this Sarah reporter and the way nervous she was to satisfy her,” Hernandez-Lopez wrote in a publish Lucero shared.

She mentioned Selena hoped Lucero would love the gold jacket she had her designer make for her. 

Hernandez-Lopez says Selena even requested girls on the on the boutique in the event that they knew how Lucero was in individual. Hernandez-Lopez did not reveal that she and Lucero have been associates till the previous TV anchor arrived on the retailer. 

“We hugged and I launched you as my good friend…. Selena was surprised and mentioned, “What?! You understand her and also you mentioned nothing to me!” Hernandez-Lopez wrote within the publish to Lucero. “I want I had an image for the face she gave me at that second. All of us laughed so exhausting that day, however I really did not know you have been ‘the reporter.’ She gave me the toughest time about that, but it surely labored out very nicely as a result of her nervousness was gone and he or she preferred you very a lot.”

Lucero remembers that the style present and live performance on the Hemisfair Enviornment was spectacular.

“I keep in mind it was very chaotic that evening, Selena was backstage working in all places. I don’t keep in mind actually seing her a lot. I simply keep in mind going backstage with my co-host and on the point of come out on stage to introduce her,” Lucero mentioned. “Because the present began, I keep in mind going out onto the stage and introducing her and my obligation was accomplished.”

Lucero goes on to say, “getting to satisfy Selena and being a part of such a particular challenge in her life was undoubtedly one of many highlights of my profession as a newscaster.”