Glee actress Naya Rivera presumed dead after going missing (1 Viewer)

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Actress Naya Rivera is missing and presumed dead in a Southern California lake, according to authorities, after officials found her 4-year-old son floating alone on their rented boat on Wednesday afternoon.


Glee in a lot of ways helped changed TV. It's take on high school stereotypes, willingness to represent the LGBTQ and disabled community, bringing music/musicals back to prime time tv opening the door for the many musicals redone for TV that have aired since. To a smaller extent, it opened the door for youtube musical artists.

This cast as had some Different Strokes level calamities hit it. I'm sorry to hear that they may have lost another cast member.

 

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One of the other former Glee stars, Cory Monmeith, died of a heroin overdose IIRC in 2013 and the show touched on his character's death, in a fictional way on a Glee episode. I'm sorry to hear about this terrible, awful tragedy to such a promising, successful up-and-coming actress

Glee wasn't my type of show, I'm not into teeny-bopper silly, reductive HS rerun schlock. I was more into the hardcore serious gritty character-driven dramas with complex, complicated, mature dark sort of anti-hero akin to the Wire, Breaking Bad, Dexter, more recently Ozark. The only Glee actor I sort of like or respect particularly his work since the series ended is Darren Criss. I liked his take on Andrew Cunahan in Versace: American Crime Story.

That's also not to say I don't respect or like Ryan Murphys other TV series like American Horror Story chronology, and its spin-off American Crime Story series. Ms. America on Hulu was certainly an entertaining, enjoyable take on the women's liberation movement of the 1970s and early 80's. The upcoming One Flew Over the Cookoo's Nest prequel focusing on the sadistic, cruel head psychiatric nurse, Mrs. Ratchet starring Sarah Paulson is getting a lot of great reviews.
 
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One of the other former Glee stars, Cory Monmeith, died of a heroin overdose IIRC in 2013 and the show touched on his character's death, in a fictional way on a Glee episode.
And another original cast member commited suicide after pleading guilty to child porn. 3 members of 1 small cast dead by 35.
 

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