The Cast of ‘Glee’ Reacts to Naya Rivera’s Tragic Disappearance

by Jeremy Spirogis
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When Naya Rivera was reported lacking after swimming together with her son in Ventura County, California, many have been hopeful that the 33-year-old had discovered shelter and was someway nonetheless alive.

Now, two days since her disappearance, the search-and-rescue operation by authorities within the space of Lake Piru, the place the only mom and her four-year-old son had taken a ship out on the water on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, has transitioned to a search-and-recovery operation.

Hope of discovering the actor alive has given approach to a seek for her physique. Her former Glee co-stars and pals are reacting on social media.

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Naya Rivera | Stefania D’Alessandro/WireImage

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Rumors of a ‘Glee’ Curse

With Rivera’s disappearance and presumed loss of life, speak has already begun of a supposed Glee curse.

Actor Cory Monteith, who portrayed Finn Hudson, was 31 when he overdosed on heroin in 2013. Lea Michele, on the fifth anniversary of Monteith’s passing in 2018, tweeted, “There are some who bring a light so great to the world, that even after they have gone, the light remains.”

And in 2018, actor Mark Salling, who on the collection performed Noah “Puck” Puckerman, dedicated suicide. In 2015, Salling was arrested for baby pornography possession and confronted as much as seven years in jail after pleading responsible to the costs, however took his life by hanging on Jan. 30, 2018.

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The newest on Naya Rivera’s disappearance

Authorities have continued their seek for Rivera. Video displaying the singer and her son renting a ship and the little boy’s account of what occurred are all police must attempt to clarify what may need occurred to his mom.

Helicopters and an underwater sonar system are being employed to assist in the seek for the actor, who portrayed Santana Lopez on Glee from 2009 to 2015.

Naya Rivera’s most up-to-date Instagram post

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Sergeant Kevin Donoghue of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office advised the press on July 9, 2020, “We’ve had no indication, after talking to her son, that Ms. Rivera made it to shore. So the focus of our search efforts are in the water at this time.”

The officer added that this specific lake makes search efforts particularly daunting because of how tough it’s to navigate underwater.

“In this particular lake, in that area, there’s a lot of trees and plants and such that are under the water that can cause entanglements,” he stated. “It makes it unsafe for the divers, and it makes a more complicated search.”

Rivera’s former colleagues’ reactions

Understandably, Rivera’s former forged members from Glee are fearful, involved, and making an attempt to hope for the easiest end result for his or her colleague and friend.

Chord Overstreet, who performed Sam Evans on the collection, tweeted, “love and hug on the people you can, while you can. I love you. Everyone please send out your prayers.”

“I am hoping against hope…,” tweeted actor Iqbal Theba, who performed Principal Figgins on the collection, “this was all a big joke and she’ll appear from somewhere laughing her heart out.”

Rivera’s former The Royal Family co-star, Jackée Harry, tweeted her hope for the actor to be discovered alive and nicely.

“Prayers up for the lovely Naya Rivera,” she wrote. “We starred alongside each other in her first very tv collection, The Royal Family, and I’ve watched her profession blossom ever since. Please God, don’t reduce this life quick.”

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