Naya Rivera Was Haunted by Regret After Cory Monteith’s Death

by Jeremy Spirogis
Naya Rivera Was Haunted by Regret After Cory Monteith’s Death

Naya Rivera and Cory Monteith had a detailed friendship. Here’s what the late Glee star stated concerning the regrets that haunted her after Monteith’s loss of life.

Naya Rivera stated she was near her ‘Glee’ solid members

Naya Rivera and Cory Monteith on the “Calling all GLEEKS” Glee Live! Samsung Infuse 4G for AT&T occasion in 2011 / Arya Diaz/FilmMagic

In her e book Sorry Not Sorry, Rivera stated she was near her Glee solid mates. They had been mates each on and off display. She says they might hand around in one another’s trailer after filming an episode or they might exit to dinner.

“When the cameras weren’t rolling the cast and crew were just as close-knit and the dynamics just as messy as they were onscreen,” wrote Rivera. “Between takes or during set turnarounds, we’d gossip and rehash our weekends or pick apart a date that someone had been on. We were all super involved in each other’s lives—sometimes maybe a little too much.”

 Naya Rivera stated filming ‘The Quarterback’ episode was troublesome

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Rivera and the remainder of the Glee solid had a troublesome time getting by the scenes for the episode honoring Monteith (titled “The Quarterback”). According to her, many of the solid was in tears between takes.

“Filming ‘The Quarterback’ episode was one of the hardest, most emotional things I’ve ever done,” wrote Rivera. “I understand that the episode was created from a place that meant well—it was supposed to be our way of paying tribute to and mourning Cory onscreen, but most of us hadn’t gotten a chance to go through that process yet offscreen. Everything just happened so fast—after one take several of us were bawling and trying to pull ourselves together.”

Participating in these scenes was robust, however Rivera stated she did really feel good that her character, Santana, had a big position within the episode. “I think that was the writers’ way of acknowledging the friendship Cory and I had. Since Lea was in no place emotionally to take the lead, they thought I was the next choice to step in,” wrote Rivera.

Naya Rivera’s regrets about Corey Monteith’s loss of life

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Rivera stated she frolicked fascinated about what she may have executed otherwise. She questioned if there was one thing she may have executed to forestall Monteith’s loss of life. “I doubt I’m alone in feeling a lot of regret about his death,” wrote Rivera. Here’s what she shared concerning the lingering remorse after he died.

Since he died, lots of us have frolicked questioning and speaking about what would have occurred if somebody had stepped in or confronted him about what was occurring. Or what if he’d been attempting to speak to somebody about what was occurring and simply thought nobody cared?

Like perhaps that one time when it was simply the 2 of us strolling out to our automobiles, perhaps if I might have simply walked a bit bit slower and hadn’t been in such a rush to get house, perhaps he would have seen it as a possibility to carry one thing up.

Naya Rivera, ‘Sorry Not Sorry’

Cory Monteith and Naya Rivera | John Medina/WireImageCory Monteith and Naya Rivera | John Medina/WireImage
Cory Monteith and Naya Rivera | John Medina/WireImage

Rivera stated she later realized there wasn’t a lot use in fascinated about the “what ifs.” She stated it solely stirred up anxiousness and didn’t change the state of affairs. “You can drive yourself crazy thinking like that, because no number of ifs will ever make anything different,” wrote Rivera.

The actor stated she missed Monteith and didn’t perceive why he needed to die the best way he did. She additionally stated the one factor that introduced her consolation was that “God [had] a plan” for her and he had one for Monteith, as nicely.

“Cory’s gone, and I miss him, and that is what it is,” she wrote. “The only consolation I have is that I’ve always trusted that God has a plan for me, and he must have had one for Cory too, even if I don’t understand it.”

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