Amber Riley shared a gut-wrenching Instagram video Monday night time that includes her “Glee” co-star Naya Rivera performing a candy duet with her 4-year-old son.
Rivera, 33, was found lifeless Monday morning within the Southern California lake the place she disappeared final week whereas boating and swimming with the boy. She used her final little bit of energy to push her son Josey Dorsey onto their drifting boat, however didn’t have the power to avoid wasting herself, officers stated Monday.
“My favorite duet partner. I love you. I miss you,” wrote Riley, 34, who portrayed the no-nonsense singer Mercedes Jones reverse Rivera’s sassy Santana on the Fox comedy-drama musical collection. “I don’t have words right now, just lots of feelings. Rest In Peace Angel, and know that your family will never have to worry about anything.”
In the touching clip, Rivera and Dorsey will be seen singing an a cappella model of the favored preschool tr ack “Skidamarink” whereas snuggling in mattress.
“Skidamarink a dink a dink,” coos Dorsey as mother chimes in with “Skidamarkink a doo.” Then they each croon in unison, “I love you,” earlier than kissing on the finish of the transferring clip.
Needless to say, the cute second touched the hearts of “Glee” followers throughout the ‘Gram.
“Praying for you and the whole gang,” writes one crestfallen commenter. “This one hurts pretty damn bad man.”
“May her soul rest in power,” says one other.
The touching tribute follows Riley taking to Twitter Sunday to defend former co-star Lea Michele towards fan backlash after she remained silent throughout the seek for the then-missing Rivera.
“Show some respect. All our energy is going toward helping find Naya and praying for her safe return and for her family,” Riley tweeted in protection of Michele, who performed Rivera’s on-screen rival Rachel Berry on the present. “No one owes anyone online a performance of grief. This is very real and devastating. Focus on Naya and her family. Not us. We don’t matter right now.”
Michele, 33, who has been going through the music lately over her alleged habits on set, has since commemorated her late ex-TV colleague on Instagram tales. She shared black-and-white portraits of Rivera and her late boyfriend and former “Glee” collaborator Cory Monteith, who died of a drug overdose seven years in the past on the identical date Rivera was found lifeless.