The Glee solid reunited to honor the late Naya Rivera as an “unbelievable” buddy and mom on the GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday, April 8.
The occasion, which acknowledges exhibits with correct and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ neighborhood, paid tribute to Naya 10 years after her character, Santana Lopez, got here out on Glee.
Matthew Morrison, Chris Colfer, Jane Lynch, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz, Amber Riley, Heather Morris, Darren Criss, Harry Shum Jr., Lauren Potter, Becca Tobin, Alex Newell and extra stars from the solid Zoomed collectively to share their favourite recollections of Naya. The actress died at age 33 final summer time after she by accident drowned throughout a boating journey along with her son, Josey Dorsey, now 5.
Famous person Demi Lovato was available to introduce the solid, which she was part of from 2013 to 2014 to play Santana’s girlfriend, Dani. Demi mentioned she skilled a “heartbreak” after “shedding my buddy” final July.
The Dancing with the Satan singer mentioned, “I’ll at all times cherish the possibility I obtained to play Naya’s girlfriend, Dani, on Glee.” She mentioned Naya’s character was “groundbreaking for closeted queer women, like I used to be on the time,” including, “Her ambition and accomplishments impressed Latina girls all around the world.”