Selena Quintanilla
Is Selena Quintanilla's father, Abraham, threatening to shut down a fan's website honoring his late daughter? Facebook / @Selfanaticos Online

For two decades, many devoted fans have dedicated their time keeping the legacy of the late Selena Quintanilla alive ---and with the help of the Internet, it's become quite easier. For one fan, however, keeping Selena's memory alive on the World Wide Web is causing him legal problems with the Quintanilla family.

Jean Cristian Moya, creator of the website Selfanaticos Online, is making headlines after claiming that Selena's father Abraham Quintanilla is threatening him to shut down his website and has even filed a lawsuit.

"He sent me a lawsuit, where he was threatening me for copyright infringement for using Selena's image," Moya said, reports Telemundo's "Un Nuevo Dia." "He's sending me a lot of emails, harrasing me that I can't use her image, photos, nothing!," he added, stating that he's not scared of Mr. Q, but rather upset and disappointed.

Moya, whose content is sometimes shared on social media by the "Amor Prohibido" singer's siblings A.B. and Suzette Quintanilla, also stated that Selena's legacy is alive today because of the fans, not his father. "Excuse me for saying this, but we [the fans] put the food on his table. It's a joke that he thinks we're obsessed with her," Moya stated.

Following these strong statements, Mr. Quintanilla also gave an exclusive to "Un Nuevo Dia," where he had the opportunity to give his side of the story.

"He says I threatened him with a lawsuit, which is a big lie. He gives himself and the website credit for keeping Selena's legacy alive, but I think everyone remembers Selena for who she was as a person and through her music --- not through a website," Mr. Quintanilla said. "He also claims that she'll disappear if it weren't for his website, which he says feeds me. What planet is this guy from?"

Selena Quintanilla
Homepage of Selfanaticos Online, created by Selena fan Jean Cristian Moya.

Mr. Q, 76, who was also manager of the Queen of Tejano, elaborated on the mishap.

"The truth is, we found two of Selena's songs on YouTube with a change of melody and the voice of Selena, which is a legal violation. Our lawyers researched online to find out where these videos came from and it traced to Jean. In addition, he's uploaded complete concerts, which are owned by Q Productions. He already took them down," he said, adding that the live concerts are sold in their store and it could affect the sales of their products.

"I never told him to shut down his website, that's a lie. He's trying to justify what he did by saying these lies. This man is obsessed with Selena, if you check out the site, you'll see why I'm saying this. There's so many content of Selena," Quintanilla continued.

Though he's bothered with some of the content Moya posts on his website, Quintanilla clarified that he's not against fans uploading and sharing photos or videos of Selena online. "There's so many sites and we feel very honored to see a lot of people remembering our daughter. But what this man is doing, is another case," he said.

To set the record straight of this feud, Abraham stated that there will be no lawsuit.

"As long as there's no copyright infringements, we're OK with the site to continue running. I never threatened him to shut it down. If we wanted to, we would've done it, but that's not the case," he said. "We never said that, it's a lie," he emphasized.

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