These past 24 hours, social media users were sent into fits of unspeakable rage at the very thought of Yolanda Saldivar's freedom. The most hated woman in South Texas, known for killing the most beloved woman in South Texas, Tejano music luminary Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, was the subject of a viral fake news story
. The report claimed the vile taker of Selenas was due to be released early from prison on January 1. The response was ... not positive.
The story was the product of The National Report, a fake news site that found a way to upset each and every Mexican. Saldivar is ineligible for parole until 2025 and is serving the maximum sentence for the Tejano performer's 1995 murder in a Corpus Christi Days Inn, a motel chain where many fans still won't stay because it simply hurts so much.
And just when everything was about to calm down, Corpus Christi ABC affiliate KIII reported this evening that while Saldivar will not see freedom anytime soon, it's not for a lack of trying. The evil Selena murderer filed an appeal of her case recently
, citing ineffective council.
Now before everyone starts up again with their Twitter fury, Saldivar has filed a number of appeals since her conviction almost 20 years ago. All attempts to have her conviction thrown out have been denied, because, lady, don't even. She is representing herself in her latest appeal, which she will likely lose, but she needs something to do since she's separated from the general population because even other murderers hate her and want to kill her for what she did.
Here is tonight's KIII report, which features an interview with her father Abraham Quintanilla, Jr. "I personally think she's safer in there," he said, "because not very many people like her." Hmm, this master of understatement must be on Twitter