Naya Rivera’s ‘heroic’ presence remembered by ‘Glee’ costar Chris Colfer

Days after Naya Rivera’s body was recovered, the world continues to recollect the heroic and radiant presence of the actor.

Chris Colfer, her costar from Glee, paid one other transferring and heartfelt tribute to the late actor, terming all the strategy of coping along with her loss a ‘nightmare.’

Within the tribute penned for Selection, Colfer wrote: “I’m undecided anybody on Earth might give Naya Rivera the tribute she deserves.”

“In actual fact, the method of dropping her has been such a nightmare, I discover myself questioning if Naya was even actual or if she was only a dream all alongside. How might a human being be that gifted, that hilarious, and that stunning directly?”

“How might one individual be answerable for a lot of pleasure and be the topic of so many great reminiscences?”

“When Naya sang, you can really feel her soul resonating using your personal. Her voice would break your coronary heart in a single refrain, solely to rebuild it within the subsequent. Watching her carry out was like watching the magic unfold earlier than your eyes,” he continued.

“As an actress, Naya might inform a complete story with one expression. It didn’t matter how outrageous the plot was, she spoke with a lot authenticity, she made you imagine each phrase she stated, and infrequently, you’d overlook she was performing in any respect,” he went on to say.

“Her heroic and groundbreaking portrayal of Santana Lopez on “Glee” impressed thousands and thousands of younger individuals all over the world, particularly within the LGBTQIA neighborhood, and will probably be treasured for generations to return.”

“As a good friend, you can discuss to her about something. She was the cool older sister you went to for recommendation, to blow off steam, or to get the most popular tackle the most recent gossip. Simply being in Naya’s presence made you are feeling protected, and whatever the scenario, you knew she’d have your again,” he wrote.

“She was by no means afraid to face as much as an authority, she at all times referred to as out mistreatment the place she noticed it and she or he at all times advised you the reality — even when it was exhausting to listen to.”

“Being a mother was maybe Naya’s biggest expertise of all, and as her ultimate moments proved, Naya was a rare mom till the very finish.”

“Naya leaves behind a void that solely Naya herself might fill. To have a good friend like her, even briefly, is to be blessed past perception. She is a shining instance of the influence an individual can have when one lives fearlessly,” he stated.

“Her loss is a tragic reminder to have fun each second we probably can with the individuals we love as a result of the one factor we all know for sure about life is how fragile it may be,” he concluded.

Naya, 33, was confirmed useless on July 13, 2020—the seventh death anniversary of her Glee costar Cory Monteith—after she was reported lacking per week earlier following a ship trip at Lake Piru along with her four-year-old son Josey. Whom she reportedly saved from drowning within the ultimate moments of her life.

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