Naya Rivera’s ex Ryan Dorsey is seen for the primary time with their son

The heartbroken ex-husband of missing Naya Rivera is seen for the first time comforting his young son just a day after the Glee actress vanished from a California lake where she’d been boating with the four-year-old


The heartbroken ex-husband of lacking Naya Rivera is seen for the primary time comforting his younger son only a day after the Glee actress vanished from a California lake the place she’d been boating with their four-year-old son.

Doting dad Ryan Dorsey was noticed holding Josey in his arms as they left the house of Naya’s sister, mannequin Nickayla Rivera in Valencia, California on Thursday.

Dorsey, who has joint custody of his son after he divorced Glee star Naya in June 2018, was visibly upset earlier within the day as he woke as much as the truth of what had occurred.

Answering the door Dorsey, 36, was too distraught to reply any questions, merely saying he needed to look after his younger son.

Buddies stated the actor had ‘no concept’ his ex was taking Josey to Lake Piru, close to Santa Clarita on Wednesday.

Dorsey’s housemate in Los Angeles informed DailyMail.com that Dorsey instantly headed to the favored vacationer spot as quickly as he was notified that their son was discovered alone on a pontoon boat.

The housemate, who requested to not be named, stated: ‘Ryan headed up there as quickly as their son was discovered to take care of him. He was gone by the point I bought residence Wednesday. ‘  

The heartbroken ex-husband of missing Naya Rivera is seen for the first time comforting his young son just a day after the Glee actress vanished from a California lake where she’d been boating with the four-year-old

The heartbroken ex-husband of missing Naya Rivera is seen for the first time comforting his young son just a day after the Glee actress vanished from a California lake where she’d been boating with the four-year-old

The heartbroken ex-husband of lacking Naya Rivera is seen for the primary time comforting his younger son only a day after the Glee actress vanished from a California lake the place she’d been boating with the four-year-old

Doting dad Ryan Dorsey was spotted holding Josey in his arms as they left the home of Naya’s sister, model Nickayla Rivera in Valencia, California on Thursday

Doting dad Ryan Dorsey was spotted holding Josey in his arms as they left the home of Naya’s sister, model Nickayla Rivera in Valencia, California on Thursday

Doting dad Ryan Dorsey was noticed holding Josey in his arms as they left the house of Naya’s sister, mannequin Nickayla Rivera in Valencia, California on Thursday

Naya's sister, Nickayla Rivera, is seen as a search and rescue mission continued at Lake Piru, California

Naya's sister, Nickayla Rivera, is seen as a search and rescue mission continued at Lake Piru, California

Naya’s sister, Nickayla Rivera, is seen as a search and rescue mission continued at Lake Piru, California

Actress Naya Rivera is presumed dead after her four-year-old son, Josey Hollis, was found alone in a boat on Lake Piru in California on Wednesday afternoon

Actress Naya Rivera is presumed dead after her four-year-old son, Josey Hollis, was found alone in a boat on Lake Piru in California on Wednesday afternoon

Actress Naya Rivera is presumed dead after her four-year-old son, Josey Hollis, was found alone in a boat on Lake Piru in California on Wednesday afternoon

Actress Naya Rivera is presumed dead after her four-year-old son, Josey Hollis, was found alone in a boat on Lake Piru in California on Wednesday afternoon

Rivera is presumed lifeless after her four-year-old son, Josey Hollis, was discovered alone in a ship on Lake Piru in California on Wednesday afternoon, a day after posting a tragic closing Instagram (proper) together with her son which she captioned ‘simply the 2 of us’ 

Dorsey, who has joint custody of his son after he divorced Glee star Naya in June 2018, was visibly upset earlier in the day as he woke up to the reality of what had happened. The couple had married in 2014

Dorsey, who has joint custody of his son after he divorced Glee star Naya in June 2018, was visibly upset earlier in the day as he woke up to the reality of what had happened. The couple had married in 2014

Dorsey, who has joint custody of his son after he divorced Glee star Naya in June 2018, was visibly upset earlier within the day as he woke as much as the truth of what had occurred. The couple had married in 2014

He added: ‘Naya has been in LA working however I don’t know the place she has been dwelling. None of us know any greater than what’s being reported at the moment.

‘Naya hadn’t been in touch with him. She didn’t inform him what she was doing. He had no concept.

‘It’s a horrible circumstance and we’re hoping for the most effective.’ 

On Thursday because the search and rescue mission for Naya switched to a restoration mission, Dorsey spent the day along with his son at his former sister-in-law’s residence.

They ordered meals through Uber Eats earlier than Dorsey and Josey left in a black Chevy Tahoe SUV round 1pm to move again to his residence in North Hills, Los Angeles. 

Dorsey, sporting a black T-shirt, black baseball cap and shades, appeared the ever supportive father for his younger son as he strapped him right into a automotive seat in his automotive.  

Naya welcomed Josey Hollis in 2015 with then-husband Dorsey, additionally an actor who has appeared on exhibits together with Ray Donavan and Justified. 

She known as her younger son ‘my biggest success, and I’ll by no means do any higher than him’ in her 2016 memoir ‘Sorry Not Sorry.’ 

Rivera and Dorsey divorced in 2018, after Rivera had earlier utilized to finish the wedding in 2016 however the couple had initially reconciled. 

However on Thanksgiving weekend 2017, Rivera was arrested in West Virginia on suspicion of home battery in opposition to Dorsey. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Workplace stated Dorsey later requested that Rivera not be prosecuted. 

Former Glee co-star Matthew Morrison defended Rivera on the time of her arrest, saying she was a ‘nice mother’. 

As of Thursday afternoon, the search and rescue mission for Rivera is now being thought-about a restoration operation.

Answering the door Dorsey, 36, was too distraught to answer any questions, simply saying he had to care for his young son

Answering the door Dorsey, 36, was too distraught to answer any questions, simply saying he had to care for his young son

Answering the door Dorsey, 36, was too distraught to reply any questions, merely saying he needed to look after his younger son

Friends said the actor had ‘no idea’ his ex was taking Josey to Lake Piru, near Santa Clarita on Wednesday. Dorsey’s housemate in Los Angeles told DailyMail.com that Dorsey immediately headed to the popular tourist spot as soon as he was notified that their son was found alone on a pontoon boat

Friends said the actor had ‘no idea’ his ex was taking Josey to Lake Piru, near Santa Clarita on Wednesday. Dorsey’s housemate in Los Angeles told DailyMail.com that Dorsey immediately headed to the popular tourist spot as soon as he was notified that their son was found alone on a pontoon boat

Buddies stated the actor had ‘no concept’ his ex was taking Josey to Lake Piru, close to Santa Clarita on Wednesday. Dorsey’s housemate in Los Angeles informed DailyMail.com that Dorsey instantly headed to the favored vacationer spot as quickly as he was notified that their son was discovered alone on a pontoon boat

The housemate, who asked not to be named, said: ‘Ryan headed up there as soon as their son was found to look after him. He was gone by the time I got home Wednesday'

The housemate, who asked not to be named, said: ‘Ryan headed up there as soon as their son was found to look after him. He was gone by the time I got home Wednesday'

The housemate, who requested to not be named, stated: ‘Ryan headed up there as quickly as their son was discovered to take care of him. He was gone by the point I bought residence Wednesday’ 

They ordered food via Uber Eats before Dorsey and Josey left in a black Chevy Tahoe SUV at around 1pm to head back to his home in North Hills, Los Angeles

They ordered food via Uber Eats before Dorsey and Josey left in a black Chevy Tahoe SUV at around 1pm to head back to his home in North Hills, Los Angeles

Dorsey, wearing a black t-shirt, black baseball cap and shades, appeared the ever supportive father for his young son as he strapped him into a car seat in his car

Dorsey, wearing a black t-shirt, black baseball cap and shades, appeared the ever supportive father for his young son as he strapped him into a car seat in his car

They ordered meals through Uber Eats earlier than Dorsey and Josey left in a black Chevy Tahoe SUV at round 1pm to move again to his residence in North Hills, Los Angeles. Dorsey, sporting a black t-shirt, black baseball cap and shades, appeared the ever supportive father for his younger son as he strapped him right into a automotive seat in his automotive

Naya Rivera in Glee (left) with Heather Morris and Diana Agron in 2009

Naya Rivera in Glee (left) with Heather Morris and Diana Agron in 2009

Naya Rivera in Glee (left) with Heather Morris and Diana Agron in 2009

Rivera had just taken to her social media on July 7, sharing a touching photo of her with her son, Josey Hollis. 'Just the two of us,' she said in the post

Rivera had just taken to her social media on July 7, sharing a touching photo of her with her son, Josey Hollis. 'Just the two of us,' she said in the post

Rivera had simply taken to her social media on July 7, sharing a touching photograph of her together with her son, Josey Hollis. ‘Simply the 2 of us,’ she stated within the put up 

This diagram shows where Naya Rivera and her son rented a boat on Lake Piru before the four-year-old was seen alone. The map in the top left shows the location of the lake in relation to Los Angeles where Rivera lives

This diagram shows where Naya Rivera and her son rented a boat on Lake Piru before the four-year-old was seen alone. The map in the top left shows the location of the lake in relation to Los Angeles where Rivera lives

This diagram exhibits the place Naya Rivera and her son rented a ship on Lake Piru earlier than the four-year-old was seen alone. The map within the prime left exhibits the placement of the lake in relation to Los Angeles the place Rivera lives 

Josey informed police that his mom ‘jumped’ into the water to go swimming and by no means got here again. He was discovered asleep on their drifting boat. 

As search and rescue groups searched the lake on Thursday, native sheriffs gave grim particulars in regards to the lake which Rivera was acquainted with and had been visiting for years. 

Ventura County Deputy Sheriff Chris Dyer stated on Thursday that Lake Piru was a ‘sanctuary’ for Naya, she was acquainted with the lake and has been going there for years. 

Initially, police had hoped to seek out the actress alive and have been looking out the expansive shoreline in addition to within the water. 

Now although, they are saying the mission is a restoration operation. 

‘There is not any proof of foul play at this level. This might be a case of drowning,’ sheriff’s Capt. Eric Buschow  stated. 

He stated it was an worker who works on the boat shack who discovered the boat and the kid within the north a part of the lake. 

‘My indication is that the kid was discovered sleeping on the boat,’ he stated at a press convention close to the lake Thursday. 

‘I’ve been informed Naya Rivera has been coming right here for years and he or she is acquainted with the lake. This could be a bit sanctuary for her, particularly on a Wednesday – nobody’s right here on a Wednesday so it’s a superb day to return. She rented the boat.’ 

Deputy Sheriff Dyer added: ‘We’re not presuming her lifeless and proper now it’s nonetheless a search and rescue operation, we’re looking out not solely the water however the shoreline. We hope for the most effective and put together for the worst.’

The senior officer stated at this level all indicators level to this being a horrible accident.  

Divers search Lake Piru for any signal of Naya Rivera on Thursday morning. The Glee actress vanished after going for a swim from a pontoon boat she had rented together with her son

Two of the rescue boats on the water on Thursday morning, looking for Rivera, 33

Two of the rescue boats on the water on Thursday morning, looking for Rivera, 33

Two of the rescue boats on the water on Thursday morning, on the lookout for Rivera, 33 

One of the search and rescue boats looking for Naya Rivera on Thursday morning on Lake Piru

One of the search and rescue boats looking for Naya Rivera on Thursday morning on Lake Piru

One of many search and rescue boats on the lookout for Naya Rivera on Thursday morning on Lake Piru 

A wider view of one of the search and rescue boats shows how vast the lake is. Eight people have drowned there since 1994

A wider view of one of the search and rescue boats shows how vast the lake is. Eight people have drowned there since 1994

A wider view of one of many search and rescue boats exhibits how huge the lake is. Eight individuals have drowned there since 1994

The Glee star and her son Josey rented a pontoon boat on Lake Piru on Wednesday afternoon, but three hours later another boater raised the alarm

The Glee star and her son Josey rented a pontoon boat on Lake Piru on Wednesday afternoon, but three hours later another boater raised the alarm

The Glee star and her son Josey rented a pontoon boat on Lake Piru on Wednesday afternoon, however three hours later one other boater raised the alarm

The scene of the search after a boater raised the alarm on Wednesday afternoon, telling authorities he had seen the four-year-old asleep on a drifting pontoon boat

The scene of the search after a boater raised the alarm on Wednesday afternoon, telling authorities he had seen the four-year-old asleep on a drifting pontoon boat

The scene of the search after a boater raised the alarm on Wednesday afternoon, telling authorities he had seen the four-year-old asleep on a drifting pontoon boat 

‘There was no collision or indicators of wrestle,’ he stated. ‘We’re utilizing our helicopters, we’re utilizing our dive groups, we’re utilizing sonar tools and our unmanned aerial drone group.   

‘It’s extraordinarily troublesome to go looking this lake, it goes from depths of 40ft to 5ft. Visibility within the daytime is eight to 10 inches. At nighttime it’s zero. All over the place you see a buoy on the lake is a low half.

‘There’s full-grown timber and particles beneath the lake. It’s been a pair years since somebody drowned right here in Lake Piru, that an accident’s occurred within the lake, however it has occurred earlier than,’ he stated. 

He added that wind ‘performs an enormous half’ on the lake as a result of it pushes particles round. 

Not less than eight different individuals have drowned within the lake since 1994, together with a father who died in 2008 after saving his daughter who’d fallen in to the water. He was capable of get her again onto their boat earlier than it drifted away and he died.  

In a 1997 Los Angeles Instances article, a lifeguard on the lake described how straightforward it’s for inexperienced swimmers to get into hassle on the water. 

‘Somebody will come to the seashore, perhaps wade out a bit, step right into a deeper gap or get picked up in a rip present they usually start to panic,’ Steve White, Ventura State Seashore lifeguard supervisor, stated.

The lake is extra similar to the ocean as a result of it’s so huge and deep, he stated.  It holds ‘deep columns of chilly water that may overwhelm individuals’, the report stated. 

In current weeks, her social media has been filled with posts of the pair at residence. 

 

Hoping: Demi shared a picture of a candle and wrote 'please pray for @nayarivera' on Instagram on Thursday

Hoping: Demi shared a picture of a candle and wrote 'please pray for @nayarivera' on Instagram on Thursday

'We need your love and light': Glee co-star Heather Morris also urged fans to pray for her

'We need your love and light': Glee co-star Heather Morris also urged fans to pray for her

Hoping: Demi Lovato shared an image of a candle and wrote ‘please pray for @nayarivera’ on Instagram on Thursday  

'Pray': Demi Lovato (right) has led the stars posting messages for Naya Rivera (left), who  is presumed dead after going missing on a lake in California (pictured together on Glee)

'Pray': Demi Lovato (right) has led the stars posting messages for Naya Rivera (left), who  is presumed dead after going missing on a lake in California (pictured together on Glee)

Oh God! Iqbal Theba, who plays [Principal Figgins], also shared a concerned post

Oh God! Iqbal Theba, who plays [Principal Figgins], also shared a concerned post

‘Pray’: Demi Lovato (proper within the left-hand picture) has led the celebs posting messages for Naya Rivera (left). Iqbal Theba, who performed Principal Figgins, additionally shared a involved put up

Rivera is believed to be 'presumed drowned' and a search has been launched to locate her body

Rivera is believed to be 'presumed drowned' and a search has been launched to locate her body

Rivera when she was arrested on domestic battery charges in 2017. Charges against her were later dropped

Rivera when she was arrested on domestic battery charges in 2017. Charges against her were later dropped

Rivera is believed to be ‘presumed drowned’ and a search has been launched to find her physique. She is pictured left in Might final 12 months, and proper when she was arrested on home battery fees in 2017. Fees in opposition to her have been later dropped 

Naya Rivera previously dated Big Sean (pictured together in 2013), before they eventually broke off their engagement

Naya Rivera previously dated Big Sean (pictured together in 2013), before they eventually broke off their engagement

She also dated Glee's Mark Salling (pictured together) who killed himself in 2018 after pleading guilty to child pornography charges

She also dated Glee's Mark Salling (pictured together) who killed himself in 2018 after pleading guilty to child pornography charges

Naya Rivera beforehand dated Huge Sean (pictured collectively left in 2013), earlier than they ultimately broke off their engagement. She additionally dated Glee’s Mark Salling (proper) who killed himself in 2018 after pleading responsible to youngster pornography fees

Little one actor and Glee star: The lifetime of Naya Rivera 

Naya Rivera, age four, as Hillary Winston on the CBS sitcom The Royal Family

Naya Rivera, age four, as Hillary Winston on the CBS sitcom The Royal Family

Naya Rivera, age 4, as Hillary Winston on the CBS sitcom The Royal Household

Naya Rivera was born to former mannequin Yolanda Rivera and actor George Rivera on January 12, 1987, in Santa Clarita. 

She started her performing profession at simply months outdated, starring as a child in adverts for Kmart earlier than touchdown a big function as Hillary Winston on the CBS sitcom The Royal Household on the age of 4. 

Rivera’s private life got here into within the highlight throughout her stint on Glee, which started in 2009. 

She began courting artist Huge Sean in April 2013, changing into engaged in October 2013 however ending the connection six months later – later hinting that she had caught him dishonest with singer Ariana Grande.

Speaking in regards to the break up in her ebook she wrote: ‘We might been preventing for 5 straight days whereas he was touring, after which on the in the future that he was again in LA, he stated he did not wish to see me.

‘Effectively, a******, I’ve bought a key to your home. I stroll in, go downstairs, and guess what little lady is sitting cross-legged on the sofa listening to music? ‘It rhymes with ‘Smariana Schmande.”

She then started courting actor Ryan Dorsey, who she had beforehand dated in her early 20s. The pair married on July 19, 2014 in Cabo, San Lucas, Mexico – utilizing the identical date set for her marriage to Huge Sean.  

Seven months later they introduced they have been having a son, Josey Hollis, who was born in September 2015.

In November 2016 the couple filed for divorce. They briefly reconciled till November 2017, when Rivera was arrested and charged in Kanawha County, West Virginia, with misdemeanor home battery in opposition to Dorsey. 

She allegedly hit him within the head throughout a row over their youngster, however fees have been later dropped.  The couple lastly divorced in 2018  and break up custody of Josey. 

Rivera’s stint on Glee received her nominations for quite a few accolades. She had secured the breakthrough function on the age of 22 after years taking part in visitor roles and recurring TV components  in exhibits together with Baywatch and The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air. 

Throughout this time, in 2011, she signed to Columbia Data and launched a solo singing profession, releasing a single with rapper Huge Sean in 2013 – who she was then courting – titled Sorry. 

Rivera made her film debut as Vera within the horror movie On the Satan’s Door in 2014, then returned to TV to play the reoccurring function of Blanca on Devious Maids in 2015.

A 12 months later she printed her memoir, on the age of 29, titled Sorry Not Sorry: Goals, Errors, and Rising Up.  

Rivera’s brother Mychal Rivera is a former NFL participant for the Oakland Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars. Her sister Nickayla Rivera is a mannequin.   

Rivera had shared a poignant image of herself and Josey only a day earlier than her disappearance, with the caption ‘Simply the 2 of us’, in a put up which has since attracted an outpouring of sympathy and prayers. 

Final week, she shared a selfie about appreciating life, writing: ‘regardless of the 12 months, circumstance, or strifes on a regular basis you are alive is a blessing. benefit from as we speak and every single day you might be given. tomorrow isn’t promised.’    

Some are holding out hope that Rivera might be discovered alive.  

Demi Lovato was among the many celebrities to carry out hope final night time, asking her 87 million Instagram followers to ‘pray for Naya Rivera to be discovered protected and sound’. 

Rivera’s former Glee co-star Heather Morris stated: ‘We’d like all of the prayers we are able to get to carry our Naya again to us… we want your love and lightweight.’ 

Glee solid member Harry Shum Jr, who performed Mike Chang, merely wrote ‘Praying’, whereas Iqbal Theba (Principal Figgins) and Max Adler (David Karofsky) have additionally posted involved messages on social media.

Zack Teperman, a publicist who stated Rivera was ‘one of many first individuals I had the dignity of working with’, stated he was ‘in full disbelief and shock proper now’. 

‘Was simply messaging Naya a number of weeks again. This cannot be true. Prayers for her little boy,’ he stated final night time.    

Huge Sean signalled his concern this morning by liking a sequence of tweets praying for her security and demanding that the seek for her ought to proceed. 

Rivera was engaged to rapper Huge Sean however they broke off their marriage plans in 2014. 

Huge Sean featured on Rivera’s debut single ‘Sorry’, which was launched in September 2013. 

Rivera additionally dated co-star Mark Salling, who dedicated suicide in 2018 after pleading responsible to youngster pornography fees. 

In her memoir, the actress admitted that she was not shocked by his prison report.

She wrote: ‘I can’t say I used to be completely shocked. When Mark dumped me, I believed it was the worst factor ever, however are you able to think about if that didn’t occur?… and I used to be laying there in mattress when the battering ram got here by way of the door?’.

The Glee solid had already been hit by tragedy in 2013, when Cory Monteith was discovered lifeless in a Canadian resort room. 

A coroner’s report blamed the 31-year-old’s dying on a deadly dose of heroin and alcohol.

Rivera later described Monteith’s dying as one among her hardest private moments, saying in a 2016 interview that ‘the Cory chapter actually choked me up’ when she was writing her memoir.  

Born in 1987, Rivera started her performing profession at simply months outdated, starring as a child in adverts for Kmart earlier than touchdown a big function as Hillary Winston on the CBS sitcom The Royal Household on the age of 4.

After years spent taking part in visitor roles and reoccurring TV components Rivera secured her breakthrough function in Glee on the age of 22. The function earned her award nominations for quite a few accolades.

Throughout this time, in 2011, she signed to Columbia Data and launched a solo singing profession, releasing a single with rapper Huge Sean in 2013 – who she was then courting – titled Sorry.

Rivera made her first movie debut as Vera within the horror movie On the Satan’s Door in 2014, then returned to TV to play the reoccurring function of Blanca on Devious Maids in 2015.

Lake Piru is a reservoir positioned within the Los Padres Nationwide Forest and Topatopa Mountains, created in 1955.

Naya Rivera is pictured =at a Golden Globe party in 2016

Naya Rivera is pictured =at a Golden Globe party in 2016

Naya Rivera in an episode of Glee which aired in 2009

Naya Rivera in an episode of Glee which aired in 2009

Naya Rivera is pictured left at a Golden Globe get together in 2016 and proper in an episode of Glee which aired in 2009

Naya Rivera (left) with co-star Lea Michele in an episode of Glee which aired in March 2014

Naya Rivera (left) with co-star Lea Michele in an episode of Glee which aired in March 2014

Naya Rivera (left) with co-star Lea Michele in an episode of Glee which aired in March 2014 

The Glee Curse: How TV’s cheeriest present has been tormented by tragedy and scandal… together with drug overdoses, paedophilia, suicide, home abuse and on-set bullying 

By Ciara Farmer for MailOnline 

Whereas Glee was simply one of many cheeriest exhibits to ever grace tv screens, behind-the-scenes a murky curse has long-prevailed amongst its troubled solid and crew. 

On Thursday, it was revealed that one of many present’s lead stars, Naya Rivera, who performed Santana Lopez, was presumed lifeless after her son, 4, was discovered alone in a pontoon boat on Lake Piru in California. 

The heartbreaking information comes amongst a string of heartbreaks and horrors surrounding the programme, together with Cory Monteith’s unintentional drug overdose in 2013, Naya’s ex-boyfriend Mark Salling’s conviction for possession of kid pornography and subsequent suicide and up to date rumours of unrest on-set. 

The programme ran for six seasons from 2009 to 2015 and all through its time on air and the years following, trauma has reigned supreme – resulting in claims of a ‘Glee Curse’.

Not so Glee-ful: While Glee was easily one of the cheeriest shows to ever grace television screens, behind-the-scenes a murky curse has long-prevailed among its troubled cast and crew (Pictured top row L-R: Chord Overstreet, Harry Shum Jr., Naya Rivera, Dianna Agron, Iqbal Theba, Heather Morris, Chris Colfer and Jane Lynch. Bottom row L-R: Kevin McHale, Mark Salling (floor), Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz, Cory Monteith, Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison in 2011)

Not so Glee-ful: While Glee was easily one of the cheeriest shows to ever grace television screens, behind-the-scenes a murky curse has long-prevailed among its troubled cast and crew (Pictured top row L-R: Chord Overstreet, Harry Shum Jr., Naya Rivera, Dianna Agron, Iqbal Theba, Heather Morris, Chris Colfer and Jane Lynch. Bottom row L-R: Kevin McHale, Mark Salling (floor), Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz, Cory Monteith, Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison in 2011)

Not so Glee-ful: Whereas Glee was simply one of many cheeriest exhibits to ever grace tv screens, behind-the-scenes a murky curse has long-prevailed amongst its troubled solid and crew (Pictured prime row L-R: Chord Overstreet, Harry Shum Jr., Naya Rivera, Dianna Agron, Iqbal Theba, Heather Morris, Chris Colfer and Jane Lynch. Backside row L-R: Kevin McHale, Mark Salling (ground), Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz, Cory Monteith, Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison in 2011)

NAYA RIVERA’S SUSPECTED DROWNING AND ARREST 

On Thursday eight July it was revealed that Naya Rivera was lacking and presumed lifeless as we speak after her four-year-old son was discovered alone on a ship. The star and her son Josey rented a pontoon boat on Lake Piru on Wednesday, however three hours later one other boater raised the alarm after seeing the vessel drifting and the kid asleep on board.

Naya Rivera played Santana Lopez

Naya Rivera played Santana Lopez

Naya Rivera performed Santana Lopez 

Cops discovered Rivera’s life vest on the boat and consider that ‘she did go within the lake’ to go swimming, acknowledging that ‘this might be a case of drowning’. Her automotive was reportedly discovered close by.

4-year-old Josey has informed investigators that he bought again on the boat and his mom didn’t, however the circumstances are unclear and cops say it’s ‘difficult’ to interrogate a toddler.

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Division confirmed final night time that the lacking lady was 33-year-old Rivera, who starred in 113 episodes of the hit musical sequence from 2009 to 2015. 

Divers and helicopters have been scouring the reservoir till darkness fell however no hint of Rivera has been discovered and the search has been halted till first gentle.

Naya welcomed son, Josey Hollis, with then-husband Ryan Dorsey in 2015. She known as her younger son ‘my biggest success, and I’ll by no means do any higher than him’ in her 2016 memoir ‘Sorry Not Sorry.’

Rivera and Hollis divorced in 2018, after Rivera had utilized to finish the wedding in 2016 however that they had initially reconciled. On Thanksgiving weekend 2017, Rivera was arrested in West Virginia on suspicion of home battery in opposition to Dorsey. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Workplace stated Dorsey later requested that Rivera not be prosecuted.

Heartache: On Thursday, it was revealed that one of the show's lead stars, Naya Rivera, who played Santana Lopez , was presumed dead after her son, four, was found alone in a pontoon boat on Lake Piru in California (Pictured: Naya and Josey, on Friday)

Heartache: On Thursday, it was revealed that one of the show's lead stars, Naya Rivera, who played Santana Lopez , was presumed dead after her son, four, was found alone in a pontoon boat on Lake Piru in California (Pictured: Naya and Josey, on Friday)

Lost love: Naya welcomed son, Josey Hollis, with then-husband Ryan Dorsey in 2015. She called her young son 'my greatest success, and I will never do any better than him' in her 2016 memoir 'Sorry Not Sorry' (Pictured: Naya and Ryan, in 2015)

Lost love: Naya welcomed son, Josey Hollis, with then-husband Ryan Dorsey in 2015. She called her young son 'my greatest success, and I will never do any better than him' in her 2016 memoir 'Sorry Not Sorry' (Pictured: Naya and Ryan, in 2015)

Heartache: On Thursday, it was revealed that one of many present’s lead stars, Naya Rivera, who performed Santana Lopez , was presumed lifeless after her son, 4, was discovered alone in a pontoon boat on Lake Piru in California (PICTURED, LEFT, ON FRIDAY, WITH HER SON JOSEY, RIGHT, IN 2015, WITH EX-HUSBAND RYAN DORSEY)

CORY MONTEITH’S FATAL DRUG AND DRINK BATTLE 

In what was the beginning of the present’s behind-the-scenes demise, on 13 July 2013, Cory Monteith, who performed Finn Hudson, was discovered lifeless of a medicine overdose aged 31 in his Vancouver resort room, after taking a deadly mixture of heroin and alcohol. 4 months earlier than his dying he had accomplished a stint in rehab.   

Cory Monteith played Finn Hudson

Cory Monteith played Finn Hudson

Cory Monteith performed Finn Hudson

Cory was courting Lea Michele on the time of his dying. After information broke of his overdose, it was revealed that Lea rang his mom, hysterical and screaming: ‘Is it true?’ Following his passing, she launched an announcement.

By her consultant, the actress stated: ‘Lea is deeply grateful for all of the love and help she’s obtained from household, associates, and followers. Since Cory’s passing, Lea has been grieving alongside his household and making acceptable preparations with them. They’re supporting one another as they endure this profound loss collectively.’

Lea, who’s anticipating her first youngster with husband Zandy Reich, started courting Cory in 2012, and after his dying, she stated: ‘There was no larger man than Cory. So, for the time we spent collectively, I take into account myself very fortunate.’

5 years after his dying, Cory’s mom Ann McGregor insisted her son had been on ache medicine following dental work to cap his tooth within the weeks earlier than his overdose and that he ‘by no means meant to die’. 

She stated he had battled his justifiable share of demons from a younger age, ingesting and smoking marijuana from 13, and with two stints in rehab by the point he was 19. Whereas he managed to get clear for a time, he fell again into unhealthy habits when he went to Hollywood. 

Ann, who admitted her son started utilizing medicine once more in December 2012, seven months earlier than his dying, stated: ‘He wasn’t prepared for the Hollywood world. Medication have been his manner of trying out’. After his dying, she stated: ‘I nonetheless cannot decide up the items. My world completely stopped. And I am a special particular person than I used to be earlier than.’

Heartbreaking: Cory Monteith, who played Finn Hudson on the show and dated his co-star Lea Michele up to the time of his death, was found dead of a drugs overdose aged 31 in his Vancouver hotel room (Pictured: Cory and Lea in 2012)

Heartbreaking: Cory Monteith, who played Finn Hudson on the show and dated his co-star Lea Michele up to the time of his death, was found dead of a drugs overdose aged 31 in his Vancouver hotel room (Pictured: Cory and Lea in 2012)

Troubled: Four months before his death Cory had completed a stint in rehab (Pictured: Cory in 2010)

Troubled: Four months before his death Cory had completed a stint in rehab (Pictured: Cory in 2010)

Heartbreaking: Cory Monteith, who performed Finn Hudson on the present and dated his co-star Lea Michele as much as the time of his dying, was discovered lifeless of a medicine overdose aged 31 in his Vancouver resort room, after taking a deadly mixture of heroin and alcohol (PICTURED, LEFT, WITH LEA IN 2012, RIGHT, IN 2010)

MARK SALLING’S HORRENDOUS CHILD PORN CONVICTION AND DEATH 

Probably the most horrific of the present’s woes was undoubtedly Mark Salling’s 2015 arrest and subsequent conviction in 2017 for possession of greater than 50,000 pictures and 600 movies which confirmed ladies, a few of whom as younger as three, being raped. It was described as ‘the worst pornography assortment the nation has seen’. 

Mark Salling played Noah "Puck" Puckerman

Mark Salling played Noah "Puck" Puckerman

Mark Salling performed Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman

Salling, who performed Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman on the present, had tried to hide them by masking his IP deal with and storing them on an encrypted laborious drive. They have been revealed to police by an ex-girlfriend who he confirmed them to. She was sickened and notified authorities. In his plea deal, the extent of his assortment was described in harrowing element.

He was discovered lifeless from suicide by hanging on 30 January 2018 close to his residence in Sunland, Los Angeles. His dying got here shortly earlier than his sentencing, which was as a consequence of happen on March 7. He had tried suicide the earlier 12 months by slashing his wrists, after which he was handled for psychological issues.

Salling dated Naya from 2007 to 2010. In her 2016 memoir, Sorry Not Sorry: Goals, Errors, and Rising Up, the actress admitted that she was not shocked by his horrendous convictions. 

She wrote: ‘I am unable to say I used to be completely shocked. When Mark dumped me, I believed it was the worst factor ever, however are you able to think about if that did not occur?…

‘And I used to be laying there in mattress when the battering ram got here by way of the door?’

Previous to his dying, in January 2013, Salling’s ex-girlfriend Roxanne Gorzela accused him of sexual battery by forcing her to have unprotected intercourse with out consent. He denied the fees and filed a countersuit for defamation. In March 2015, they out of court docket with judges ordering him to pay her $2.7million.

Horror: The most horrific of the show's woes was undoubtedly Mark Salling's 2015 arrest and subsequent conviction in 2017 for possession of more than 50,000 images and 600 videos which showed girls, some of whom as young as three, being raped (Pictured: Arriving at court in December 2017)

Horror: The most horrific of the show's woes was undoubtedly Mark Salling's 2015 arrest and subsequent conviction in 2017 for possession of more than 50,000 images and 600 videos which showed girls, some of whom as young as three, being raped (Pictured: Arriving at court in December 2017)

Shocking: He dated Naya from 2007 to 2010. In her 2016 memoir, Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up, the actress admitted that she was not surprised by his horrendous convictions (Pictured: The former couple in 2009)

Shocking: He dated Naya from 2007 to 2010. In her 2016 memoir, Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up, the actress admitted that she was not surprised by his horrendous convictions (Pictured: The former couple in 2009)

Horror: Probably the most horrific of the present’s woes was undoubtedly Mark Salling’s 2015 arrest and subsequent conviction in 2017 for possession of greater than 50,000 pictures and 600 movies which confirmed ladies, a few of whom as younger as three, being raped (PICTURED, LEFT, ARRIVING AT COURT IN DECEMBER 2017, RIGHT, WITH EX NAYA RIVERA IN 2009)

LEA MICHELE’S DRAMA BEHIND THE SCENES 

Lea Michele, who performed Rachel Berry on the present, has been plagued with rumours in current weeks, after a bunch of solid and crew members have come forth to accuse the main girl of bullying on-set. 

Accusations of on-set bullying started with a tweet from Lea’s co-star Samantha Ware final month, accusing her of being impolite to her on-set and behaving with ‘traumatic microaggressions’. 

Lea Michele played Rachel Berry

Lea Michele played Rachel Berry

Lea Michele performed Rachel Berry

Others then piled on to the actress with allegations of their very own, together with Heather Morris, Dabier Snell and Yvette Nicole Brown. Lea was subsequently dropped by her sponsor, HelloFresh. 

Morris, 33, who performed cheerleader Brittany S. Pierce on the Ryan Murphy present, claims Michele was ‘very’ disagreeable to work with, saying: ‘Was she disagreeable to work with? Very a lot so; for Lea to deal with others with the disrespect that she did for so long as she did, I consider she SHOULD be known as out.’ 

Lea apologised and stated she has ‘by no means judged others by their background or colour of their pores and skin.’ She additionally insisted she is going to study from the errors she has made so she ‘could be a actual function mannequin for my youngster’ when she offers beginning in a few months.  

Naya and Lea famously had on-set friction, with the previous writing in her ebook: ‘One of many Glee writers as soon as stated that Lea and I have been like two sides of the identical battery and that about sums us up. We’re each robust willed and aggressive – not simply with one another however with everybody – and that is not a superb combination…

 ‘We’re all confused, sure, however we’re all working towards the identical aim, so chuckle it off and hold it movin’. Lea was much more delicate, although, and it appeared like she blamed me for something and the whole lot that went improper.’ 

Shocker: Lea Michele, who played Rachel Berry on the show, has been plagued with rumours in recent weeks, after a host of cast and crew members have come forth to accuse the leading lady of bullying on-set and has since been dropped as an ambassador for Hello Fresh (pictured promoting the brand)

Shocker: Lea Michele, who played Rachel Berry on the show, has been plagued with rumours in recent weeks, after a host of cast and crew members have come forth to accuse the leading lady of bullying on-set and has since been dropped as an ambassador for Hello Fresh (pictured promoting the brand)

Shocking: Accusations of on-set bullying began with a tweet from Lea's co-star Samantha Ware (pictured) last month, accusing her of being rude to her on set and behaving with 'traumatic microaggressions'

Shocking: Accusations of on-set bullying began with a tweet from Lea's co-star Samantha Ware (pictured) last month, accusing her of being rude to her on set and behaving with 'traumatic microaggressions'

Shocker: Lea Michele, who performed Rachel Berry on the present, has been plagued with rumours in current weeks, after a bunch of solid and crew members have come forth to accuse the main girl of bullying on-set (PICTURED, LEFT, LEA FRONTING HELLO FRESH, RIGHT, SAMANTHA WARE ON GLEE SET)

CREW MEMBERS’ PASSING: ‘WE’VE LOST ANOTHER ONE’ 

Between 2013 and 2014, the present noticed three heartbreaking deaths. Three months after Cory’s 2013 dying, assistant director Jim Fuller handed away in his sleep, from coronary heart failure. 

Production assistant Nancy Motes

Production assistant Nancy Motes

Manufacturing assistant Nancy Motes

In Season 4, a delicate shout-out was given to Jim, whereas Glee cinematographer Joaquin Sedillo wrote on Twitter after his dying: ‘That is such unhappy information. Jim was such a terrific man and was so good to me at all times.’ 

Then in 2014, the solid have been left ‘devastated’ by the dying of the manufacturing assistant Nancy Motes, the sister of Julia Roberts. Nancy died aged 37, after drowning in a shower on February 9, 2014. She was discovered surrounded by non-prescription and prescription capsules, in line with the Los Angeles County Coroner. 

She claimed in her suicide observe that the actress was so merciless that she ‘drove me into the deepest despair I’ve ever been in’. She described the Oscar-winning star as a ‘so-called sibling’ who ought to get nothing if she died – besides the reminiscence that she pushed her over the sting.

Within the handwritten observe, which was used as proof in court docket amid a authorized battle over her property, Nancy stated that Roberts’ abuse had been so unhealthy that ‘I burst into tears as a result of I get up’.

Following Nancy’s tragic dying, fellow manufacturing assistant Cristina Lageman spoke to MailOnline about Jim’s dying, Nancy’s suicide and the issues over ‘a curse’ on the present’. 

Cristina stated: ‘She was such a superb good friend to me. It is simply stunning. Sure, she had her personal little struggles, however once we bought collectively, we simply bonded and he or she by no means allow them to get to her. It is such a shock, what with Cory passing final 12 months, then we had a crew member, Jim Fuller, die. Now we have this hit and it is nearly an excessive amount of.

‘Glee was like a household. We spent 12 hours a day collectively. We’d refer to one another as The Glee Household. Colleagues have been posting on Fb: ‘We have misplaced one other one.’ 

Further pain: Production assistant Nancy Motes, the sister of Julia Roberts, died aged 37, after drowning in a bath on February 9, 2014. She was found surrounded by non-prescription and prescription pills, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner (JULIA ROBERTS AND HER SISTER NANCY PICTURED IN 2002)

Further pain: Production assistant Nancy Motes, the sister of Julia Roberts, died aged 37, after drowning in a bath on February 9, 2014. She was found surrounded by non-prescription and prescription pills, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner (JULIA ROBERTS AND HER SISTER NANCY PICTURED IN 2002)

Additional ache: Manufacturing assistant Nancy Motes, the sister of Julia Roberts, died aged 37, after drowning in a shower on February 9, 2014. She was discovered surrounded by non-prescription and prescription capsules, in line with the Los Angeles County Coroner (JULIA ROBERTS AND HER SISTER NANCY PICTURED IN 2002)

Heartbreaking: She claimed in her suicide note that the actress was so cruel that she ‘drove me into the deepest depression I’ve ever been in’. She described the Oscar-winning star as a 'so-called sibling' who should get nothing if she died - except the memory that she pushed her over the edge

Heartbreaking: She claimed in her suicide note that the actress was so cruel that she ‘drove me into the deepest depression I’ve ever been in’. She described the Oscar-winning star as a 'so-called sibling' who should get nothing if she died - except the memory that she pushed her over the edge

Heartbreaking: She claimed in her suicide observe that the actress was so merciless that she ‘drove me into the deepest despair I’ve ever been in’. She described the Oscar-winning star as a ‘so-called sibling’ who ought to get nothing if she died – besides the reminiscence that she pushed her over the sting



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