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Naya Rivera: Glee cast and other stars pay tribute

Actress Naya Rivera who died at the age of 33 years after she had gone missing during a boat trip in California. After a long search, divers found her body on Monday, prompting an outpouring of love and sympathy from her co-stars.

Glee actors and other celebrities paid tributes on social media to actress Naya Rivera with some big names like Becca Tobin, Naya Rivera’s Glee co-star who shared an extensive note for the late actress, an excerpt from which read;

“She was a superstar who had nothing to gain from being kind to the new girl, but she was and that changed this new girl’s entire experience on that show. I will forever be grateful to that beautiful human. My heart goes out to her family and her sweet boy.”

Jane Lynch, who starred as a cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, remembered her co-star in these words: “Rest sweet, Naya. What a force you were. Love and peace to your family.”

Chris Colfer, who starred as Kurt Hummel in Glee, shared a cherished memory in the form of a throwback picture and in his eulogy, wrote: “Her brilliance and humor were unmatched. Her beauty and talent were otherworldly. She spoke truth to power with poise and fearlessness. She could turn a bad day into a great day with a single remark. She inspired and uplifted people without even trying.”

Alex Newell posted a video with the late actress on her Instagram profile and she wrote: “My heart is broken. I truly had so much fun filming this little segment. We both clearly didn’t wanna be there but made the most of it! Naya was truly a star.”

Jenna Ushkowitz posted a throwback picture and she wrote: “There are no words and yet so many things I want to say, I don’t believe I’ll ever be able to articulate exactly what I feel but … Naya, you were a force and everyone who got to be around you knew it and felt the light and joy you exuded when you walked into a room. You shined on stage and screen and radiated with love behind closed doors.”

“I legitimately cannot imagine this world without you,” wrote Kevin McHale in his eulogy for the Glee star, adding, “I just hope more than anything that her family is given the space and time to come to terms with this. For having such a tiny body, Naya had such a gigantic presence, a void that will now be felt by all of us – those of us who knew her personally and the millions of you who loved her through your TVs. I love you, Bee.”


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