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‘Glee’ cast and more remember Naya Rivera as her death is confirmed

Naya Rivera’s death Monday was met with an outpouring of love for the actress.” data-reactid=”16″>The sad confirmation of Naya Rivera’s death Monday was met with an outpouring of love for the actress.

her own search team. On Monday, officials said they found a body and later confirmed that they believe the body is Rivera.” data-reactid=”18″>The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office had been searching the area since then, and Rivera’s former Glee co-star Heather Morris had even offered to put together her own search team. On Monday, officials said they found a body and later confirmed that they believe the body is Rivera.

gathered at the lake just ahead of the official news.” data-reactid=”19″>Former co-stars of the actress, who later appeared in Lifetime’s Devious Maids and the YouTube Red series Step Up: High Water, were heartbroken. In fact, several Glee cast members gathered at the lake just ahead of the official news.

Cory Monteith, who died seven years ago on July 13, 2013.” data-reactid=”20″>Many honored her on social media, too. Lea Michele shared throwback photos of Rivera and Glee cast member Cory Monteith, who died seven years ago on July 13, 2013.

Naya Rivera was 33. (Photo: Instagram)

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Lea Michele shared this photo of the “Glee” cast. (Photo: Instagram)

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Chris Colfer said of Rivera, “Her brilliance and humor were unmatched” and Kevin McHale posted several tributes to his “Bee,” while Jane Lynch called her “a force.” Others from the Fox show added their own tributes.

For having such 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.

— Kevin McHale (@druidDUDE) July 14, 2020

Rest sweet, Naya. What a force you were. Love and peace to your family.

— Jane Lynch (@janemarielynch) July 13, 2020