Selena Star Christian Serratos Reveals Why She Doesn’t Sing In New Series That Has Quickly Shot To Number One On Netflix

Selena: The Series quickly shot to number one on Netflix after being released on Friday.

In the nine-part limited series, based on the Tejano singer’s family life and rise to fame, Christian Serratos plays the titular role, but she opted not to use her own singing voice.

And it turns out the actress, best known to many fans for her work on The Walking Dead, took a selfless approach to her reasoning to use Selena Quintanilla’s actual recordings for the biographical series.

Revealing: Christian Serratos, 30, opened up about why she didn't use her own singing voice for her role as Selena Quintanilla in Selena: The Series

In an interview for Variety and iHeart podcast The Big Ticket, Serratos revealed that the role on the series was originally intended to have the lead actress sing the Mexican-American icon’s songs.

‘I recorded quite a few songs, and I think it was always supposed to be the actress singing but… I always wanted it to be Selena because I was such a fan,’ the 30-year-old actress confessed.

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