#RIPSelena trends on Twitter, fans mistake it for Selena Gomez
Selena Quintanilla (L) was a leading singer of the '90s. Selena Gomez (R) is known for her songs like Stars Dance and Slow Down. Photograph: (Getty)
Selena Quantanilla's fans found the relief disrespectful.
#RIPSelena this is about SELENA QUINTANILLA, have some respect, not everything is about gomez??— mariana? // -18 (@brxdscurlyhair) September 6, 2016
Here's how Selena Quintanilla's fans paid tribute to her
Selena Quintanilla, who was among the leading Mexican-American stars through the nineties and known as the Queen of Tejano music, was shot dead in 1995 by a friend and former employee.
Selena Gomez, 24, rose to fame with her role in the TV series Wizards of Waverly Place, is the voice behind
hits such as Stars Dance (Come & Get It), Slow Down (Stars Dance) and Falling Down (Kiss & Tell).