'Glee' Stars Amber Riley, Kevin McHale Tell Fans To 'Respect' Naya Rivera, Her Family

Written by on July 13, 2020

Former stars of “Glee” are talking out on social media and pleading with followers for “respect” in response to the continuing seek for Naya Rivera, who went lacking final week and is feared to have drowned. 

Rivera, 33, had been boating together with her 4-year-old son on Lake Piru in California final week when her son was found on the boat alone; he reportedly instructed investigators that his mom by no means returned to the boat and her life jacket was discovered alongside him.

In response to an enormous effort to get better Rivera, folks on social media have been bullying the actor’s former co-stars of the Fox present about saying one thing publicly regarding the scenario.

Amber Riley tweeted on Sunday evening, defending her prior silence on the matter: “Present some respect. All our vitality goes towards serving to discover Naya and praying for her secure return and for her household.”

She added that “nobody owes anybody on-line a efficiency of grief” and that the scenario is “very actual and devastating.”

“Give attention to Naya and her household. Not us. We don’t matter proper now,” she mentioned.

Kevin McHale later quote-tweeted Riley’s message, including that he “can’t start to grasp what Naya’s household have to be feeling.”

“I do know the remainder of us are utterly shattered, however not with out hope. Please respect her household & their privateness on this second. Please chorus from judging those that don’t present their ache on social media. ♥️,” he wrote.

Riley and McHale’s missives come on the heels of their “Glee” co-star Lea Michele deactivating her Twitter account.

Because the seek for Rivera continues, “Glee” co-star Heather Morris stepped as much as the plate, reaching out to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace to see if she may be part of them and assist seek for her “shut pal” at Lake Piru.

In a tweet to the workplace over the weekend, Morris wrote that she desires to “assist in any method.”

“I’ve left a message with the division of Rescue and Air in the present day, and I’ll name once more tomorrow,” she wrote.

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