Glee actress Naya Rivera, 33, is dropping, feared dead, on a Southern California lake later her young son spotted drifting only on a boat.
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Naya Rivera is an American actress and singer. She started her career as a child actress and model, resembling in national television commercials before landing the role of Hillary Winston on the short-lived CBS sitcom The Royal Family at the age of 4.
Rivera received her breakthrough role as a grown-up as Santana Lopez on the Fox television series Glee (2009–2015), for which Rivera received nominations for copious accolades. She married actor Ryan Dorsey in 2014, and they had a son, Josey Hollis, in September 2015.
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Rivera’s life took a turn in late 2017 after she was arrested on domestic battery in 2017 against her ex-husband, actor Ryan Dorsey, who is the father of her child. Dorsey claimed that Rivera struck him in the head and face, and hours after the alleged incident, her emotional court appearance was caught on camera for the world to see.
The charge was withdrawn after Dorsey told prosecutors he didn’t want to continue. The couple divorced in 2018.
Source says the boy and his mother take the rental boat out onto Lake Piru, in Los Padres National Forest, late Wednesday afternoon. About three hours after they set off, another boater reportedly spotted the boat floating and then found the boy unconscious on board.
Search, and rescue teams were rapidly transmitted, including divers and helicopters scanning the lake from above. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department declared that Naya rented the pontoon boat for an afternoon of swimming, but never got out of the water with her son.
While Josey found wearing a life vest, it presumed Rivera was not as an adult-sized one on the boat. Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Eric Buschow told that investigators arrived at the scene around 4:40 p.m. and found a toddler “safe,” but we’re still seeking for the mother, who they did not quickly identify.
Buschow said of Josey, “He’s in good health. The family is going through a very traumatic time right now.” Following the distressing news, fans took to social media with a flow of support for the star and her family.