Naya Rivera’s ‘Glee’ co-stars pay tribute to late star on what would have been her 34th birthday
Naya Rivera’s “Glee” co-stars are paying tribute to their late pal on what would have been her 34th birthday.
The actress died in July after drowning whereas spending the day on the lake together with her 4-year-old son Josey in Southern California.
Rivera was greatest identified for enjoying the sharp-tongued Santana Lopez on the musical comedy, which adopted the character and her classmates’ choir antics.
In celebration of the late actress-singer, “Glee” stars shared effectively needs for his or her good friend on social media on Tuesday.
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“Completely happy Birthday my angel,” wrote Heather Morris alongside a black-and-white photograph of herself and Rivera. “I can’t write a sappy monologue as a result of it’s simply too onerous…however I really like you and I can’t describe how a lot I miss you.”
Morris and Rivera performed greatest friends-turned-love pursuits all through the present’s six-season run.
Kevin McHale shared a photograph of himself and the actress alongside a number of of their castmates sporting goofy grins.
“Completely happy birthday,” he wrote within the caption. “Nobody else may get us to be this messy in public.”
Amber Riley, who performs below the moniker RILEY, shared a black-and-white picture of herself acting on stage whereas taking a look at a photograph of Rivera throughout her musical tribute to the actress this summer time on “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell.”
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“Somewhat replace Naya, earth is REALLY ghetto now!!!” she joked within the caption. “Nonetheless, I miss you so very a lot and I want you have been right here. There hasn’t been a day the place you don’t cross my thoughts, and while you do, I take a second of silence to recollect all the attractive moments we bought to spend collectively.”
Riley added: “I’m listening to Amy Winehouse, sippin wine, and consuming a really fancy charcuterie in your honor at present (don’t fear, I’m checking on mother). HAPPY HEAVENLY BIRTHDAY ANGEL.”
Jenna Ushkowitz shared a photograph of herself and the star smiling collectively on her Instagram Story.
Chris Colfer shared a photograph of himself and Rivera in costume for the present.
“Completely happy birthday, babe,” learn the caption. “Miss you.”
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“HAPPY BIRTHDAY @nayarivera,” wrote Chord Overstreet on his Instagram Story. “We positive do miss you alot [sic] down right here!”
Darren Criss shared a candy, sunny behind-the-scenes pic of Rivera in her cheerleading costume, and shared a glowing star emoji within the caption.
Harry Shum Jr. additionally shared a shot of the “Sorry” singer in costume and acting on stage, captioning the photograph with: “What I think about you doing up there proper now. Shinin’ brighter than a star. Completely happy birthday child gurl. We miss you.”
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Rivera was the topic of a days-long search effort after she disappeared in early July whereas boating at Lake Piru close to Los Angeles.
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She had rented a pontoon boat for herself and her son for the afternoon and he was later discovered within the boat alone after his mom had disappeared.