Naya Rivera Dead
Glee actor Naya Rivera has reportedly died due to drowning after she went for boating with her son at Lake Piru, California. Her son was found alone in the rental boat after their boat was long overdue for return. On 8 July, she was declared missing by the police. However, after a failed rescue operation, she was presumed dead. The police started with a recovery operation and put every equipment they had to find the body of Naya. On 13 July, police found a body from the lake and confirmed to the press that it was Naya’s body.
20th Century FOX Releases Statement Mourning Naya Rivera’s Death
Naya’s most popular show Glee premiered in 20th Century FOX Television & FOX Entertainment. After the report of her death, the network released an official statement mourning the loss of the actor. The statement read, “Naya Rivera was a fierce talent with so much more to do and this is such a terrible tragedy. We are forever grateful for the indelible contribution she made to GLEE, from the first episode to the last. Our hearts are broken, and our thoughts go out to Naya’s family, friends, and young son.”
Glee Stars Mourn Death Of Naya Rivera
Naya’s co-actors were quick in expressing their sorrow to the fans through social media handles. Moreover, Jane Lynch, who played Naya’s cheerleading coach, was the first to tweet about her loss. She said, “Rest sweet, Naya. What a force you were. Love and peace to your family.” Nene Leaks, another actor from Glee said, “I was praying for a miracle! I wanted you to come home to your baby so bad. This hurts! I will hold the memories close to my heart and remember the good times, the laughs, and the way we would cut up on set. Those were fun times!”
Naya Rivera Not, The Only Glee Member To Die
With Naya’s death, she becomes the third member from the show Glee to die unexpectedly. The first actor was Cory Monteith, who died due to an overdose in 2013. In 2018, another actor Mark Salling committed suicide after being declared guilty of possessing child pornography.