Hollywood is mourning the loss of Naya Rivera after her death at age Rivera’s body was recovered on Monday at the California lake she visited with her son on July 8. Her costar Jane Lynch , who portrayed cheerleading coach Sue Sylvestor on the musical comedy, shared a heartfelt tribute for the actress on Twitter. What a force you were. Love and peace to your family,” she wrote on Monday. Chris Colfer , who played Kurt Hummel, remembered Rivera with a lengthy Instagram post captioning an early photo of the pair. How can you summarize a decade of friendship and laughter with words alone?
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By Nellie Andreeva. United in grief, Glee alumni gathered today on the shores of Lake Piru, the Ventura County lake that took away their friend and former co-star Naya Rivera. The poignant image of the group, holding hands at the edge of the lake, staring at the water where Rivera spent her last hours, encapsulated the heartache of a group that has been through tragedies before.
Well liked by many of her former castmates, Rivera died in an apparent drowning accident while pushing her young son to safety on their boat, according to preliminary reports by authorities.
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News reporter alixculbertson. A body has been found at the California lake where former Glee actress Naya Rivera went missing five days ago, police say. The year-old US star is believed to have drowned in Lake Piru, northwest of Los Angeles, after she rented a boat with her young son last Wednesday. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said a body had been found in the reservoir on Monday but did not immediately say if it was that of Rivera, adding “the recovery is in progress” and they would hold a press conference at the scene soon.
Rivera’s four-year-old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, was discovered alone in the boat, asleep and wearing a life jacket on Wednesday afternoon. He told investigators he and his mother went swimming and he got back on the boat, but “his mum never made it out of the water,” sheriff’s sergeant Kevin Donoghue said on Sunday. The little boy saw his mother ” disappear beneath the water “, Sgt Donoghue said earlier. Search teams have been scouring the large lake since Rivera’s disappearance, with divers and teams using sonar equipment as they continued the search on Monday.
Less than 24 hours after launching a rescue mission, police said Rivera was presumed dead based on what her son had told them. Police had to ask fans and Rivera’s friends not to search for her body, saying their teams “are well equipped and highly trained. We don’t want to have to rescue you”. CCTV from the dock showed the actress driving the boat off at about 1pm and it was later found drifting in the northern area of the lake at around 4pm.
Investigators had stressed the many difficulties posed by the search, including strong currents, dangerous underwater debris and visibility of 1ft-2ft. Police on Sunday extended their hunt to the cabins and outbuildings around the lake, and looked again at the shoreline.
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She was Her 4-year-old son, Josey, was discovered Wednesday night sleeping alone on a boat his mother had rented for them that afternoon. The area had been searched extensively by dive crews and with sonar equipment, and cabins around the lake were scouted as well. Body of actress Naya Rivera found in Lake Piru, officials say. A body found in Lake Piru is that of actress Naya Rivera, who disappeared five days ago during a boat outing with her young son, authorities said Monday. But the beloved series and its cast have been plagued by tragedy.
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RIP, Finn Hudson. The details of the year-old actor’s fatal overdose of heroin and alcohol have been reported extensively, but Finn’s cause of death wasn’t revealed to viewers. While the glee club gathered at McKinley High to memorialize their popular alum, one person was noticeably absent: Rachel Berry. Lea Michele, Monteith’s real-life girlfriend, didn’t appear for the episode’s first 45 minutes.
When she did arrive, joining the students gathered around his impromptu memorial, it was more shocking than a slushie facial. Nothing was more gut-wrenching than when she told Matthew Morrison’s Mr. Schue, “He was my person. Then she handed him a plaque she’d had made, featuring a picture and quote from her “untraditionally smart” boyfriend that read, “The show must go on. All over the place And “Glee” did just that with its tribute, deftly balancing heartache with humor and respect, from its opening number the black-clad cast singing “Seasons of Love” from Broadway’s “Rent” to the closing scene: Will Schuester sobbing in Emma’s Jayma Mays arms.
Schue urged the glee clubbers early in the show to memorialize Finn “the only way we know how — by singing. Those performances included Mercedes’ Amber Riley rendition of The Pretenders’ “I’ll Stand By You,” after thanking the sports stud for being the”first cool kid to be nice to us. She also lashed out at Sue Sylvester Jane Lynch , calling the new principal!
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Sign In. Edit Glee — Showing all 89 items. On the day of her audition, Lea Michele was in a car accident right outside of the studio. She came in literally still pulling glass from her hair. Several times during filming, they had to stop rolling to tell Kevin McHale Artie to stop tapping his feet to the beat of the music. Darren Criss got the part of Blaine after a nationwide open audition, in which anyone could upload a video onto Glee’s Myspace page singing one of two songs they allowed.
He originally auditioned for the role of Finn. Seventy songs were used in the first thirteen episodes. However, audiences and critics reacted positively to the character, and the cast and crew loved working with her so much, that she was asked to reprise her role in the season two episodes “Sexy” and “A Night of Neglect”, and then back for the season five episodes “” and “New Directions”. She won an Emmy for her work on the show. Cory Monteith didn’t sing in his first audition video.
He instead produced a beat using makeshift drums.
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By Dailymail. Rachel Berry actress Lea, 33, who is expecting her first child, posted a photo tribute dedicated to Naya and her late boyfriend and fellow Glee star Cory Monteith, who died in Naya’s body was recovered on Monday after she disappeared during a lake outing with her son Josey last week. The day also marked the seventh anniversary of Cory’s death from a heroin overdose.
Costar: Lea, who deleted her Twitter account in recent days, posted this photo of Naya who played Santana Lopez from their time on Glee. Days after deleting her Twitter account due to suspected trolling over Naya’s disappearance, Lea took to Instagram to post black and white snaps of the late actors on set. Naya played Santana Lopez in the show.
Lea and Cory were dating when he passed away in from an accidental drug overdose. He was The first image Lea shared showed Cory holding a bouquet of flowers while standing on a bridge in Central Park, New York. The next photo she shared showed Naya looking camera-ready and gazing down while seemingly hanging out backstage during their time on Glee. A third snap was of Lea, Naya and several other Glee stars sitting on a bench overlooking the beach.
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The year-old actress is missing and feared dead after a boat she rented on Lake Piru, California, was found with just her four-year-old son on board. A search and rescue operation was suspended overnight due to the darkness, and is scheduled to resume today. As fans, colleagues and friends pray for Rivera to be found , many are reflecting on the troubled past of the TV show that shot Naya to global fame.
Rivera starred as cheerleader Santana Lopez on Glee from until , with the show becoming an award-winning phenomenon with a devoted fanbase.
The co-stars and real-life couple always gushed about each other in interviews before in , the pair finally started dating two years later and never looked back. Cory Monteith Lea Michele Glee The feeling was mutual, as Lea later told People magazine, “He really, really inspires me and he.
California police confirmed late Wednesday that Rivera rented a pontoon boat at the Lake Piru reservoir and that her 4-year-old son was found aboard wearing a life vest. So this may well be a case of drowning,” Captain Eric Buschow said during a news conference. However, the years since its conclusion have been tumultuous for some of its cast and crew, leading to claims that the show is “cursed.
Before her suspected drowning, Naya Rivera, who played cheerleader Santana Lopez in episodes of the hit musical show, was arrested in November for domestic battery. The year-old’s then-husband, actor Ryan Dorsey, told a deputy that she struck him in the head and face. The couple were reportedly arguing over their son. The charges were dropped in January , after Dorsey decided not to seek prosecution.
The couple finalized their divorce in June , after nearly four years of marriage. Mark Salling, who played Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman on the show, died by suicide in late January , months after he pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. He was due to be sentenced in March , and could have faced four to seven years in prison. Prosecutors said a search in May found more than 50, images of child porn on a computer and thumb drive belonging to Salling.
An autopsy later determined that Salling died from asphyxia after hanging himself.