El Chapo's beauty queen wife Emma Coronel starts over after being released from ... trends now
Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s beauty queen wife is starting anew after she was released from federal custody last week.
Emma Coronel made an appearance Friday evening at Los Angeles event to support her lawyer, Mariel Colón, who performed a musical set with other artists to mark the celebration of Mexican Independence Day.
Colón, who also was part of El Chapo’s legal team, took to Instagram to share photos of her and Coronel following her performance as Regional Mexican soloist at the Farallón Event Center.
'I want to thank my dear friend Emma Coronel for attending my presentation yesterday in Los Angeles. Thanks for all your support,' the Puerto Rican attorney wrote. 'I love you very much! I am very happy and excited for all the good things that are coming and the new beginnings.'
The United States-born Coronel opened a new Instagram account and shared two pictures with Spanish captions Sunday.
Emma Coronel (right), the wife of Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán, poses with her lawyer, Mariel Colón, who performed as a Mexican Regional soloist at an event in Los Angeles on Friday, just two days after she was released from federal custody
Mariel Colón, who was part of the defense team that represented Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán and his wife, Emma Coronel, in separate trial, performs at a show in Los Angeles to mark Mexico's Independence Day
Sinaloa Cartel co-founder Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán is serving a life sentence in the United States
One read: ‘Focus on yourself, on your peace of mind. People are temporary, remember that whoever wants to be there, will be there. And who doesn't keep walking.’
Another read: “Never challenge a woman who has nothing to lose. When she lost everything, she also lost fear.”
Coronel completed 31 months of the 36-month sentence that was handed down by a Washington, D.C. federal court November 2021 after she pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering.
Terms of her plea deal included four years of supervised released and the forfeiture of $1.5 million.
Coronel, who also holds Mexico citizenship, apologized at her sentencing for her role with El Chapo and the Sinaloa Cartel.