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Jessalyn Gilsig on Her Emotional Tribute to 'Glee' Co-Star Naya Rivera (Exclusive)
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Jessalyn Gilsig on Her Emotional Tribute to 'Glee' Co-Star Naya Rivera (Exclusive)

It's still hard for Jessalyn Gilsig to talk about her late Glee co-star, Naya Rivera. ET spoke with the actress about her new Disney+ show, Big Shot, at its premiere on Wednesday, and she also talked about recently honoring Rivera alongside her Glee family at the GLAAD Media Awards. Gilsig, who played music teacher Will Schuester's ex-wife, Terri, on Glee, was part of the emotional virtual reunion which included Matthew Morrison, Darren Criss, Amber Riley and more. At the end of the segment, Gilsig read a statement from Rivera's mother, Yolanda Previtire, thanking GLAAD for keeping Rivera's legacy alive. Rivera, who hosted the GLAAD Media Awards twice, was an ally and activist to the LGBTQ community. "That was daunting, you know, that felt like a big responsibility," Gilsig tells ET's Laur...
Naya Rivera's Son Josey Has 'No Shortage of Love' and Is Doing Very Well, Source Says
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Naya Rivera's Son Josey Has 'No Shortage of Love' and Is Doing Very Well, Source Says

Naya Rivera's son, Josey, is beloved by all. A source tells ET that the late Glee star and Ryan Dorsey's 5-year-old boy has "no shortage of love" and is doing really well. "He’s the sweetest, happiest little boy and there is no shortage of love in his life,” says the source, who added that Dorsey and Josey are "best buds."According to the source, Dorsey has been lying low and his priorities continue to be Josey and his career. The actor has been working on the show Big Sky. "He’s really proud of this show and the team,” the source says. “It’s been nice for him to have something exciting to put his energy into." As for Rivera's family, especially her sister, Nickayla, they continue to do a lot of the heavy lifting when it comes to caring for Josey, adds the source.Josey was with his mother ...
2021 GLAAD Media Awards: How to Watch, Time, Host, Presenters and More
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2021 GLAAD Media Awards: How to Watch, Time, Host, Presenters and More

Each product has been independently selected by our editorial team. We may receive commissions from some links to products on this page. Promotions are subject to availability and retailer terms. The 2021 GLAAD Media Awards will be available to more people this year than ever. For the first time, the LGBTQ organization's annual awards ceremony will stream on Hulu. Niecy Nash is hosting the event, which honors fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues in media. In addition to handing out awards, the show will also honor the late Naya Rivera's legacy by reuniting the cast of Glee at the show, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Rivera's character on Glee, Santana, coming out on the show. Rivera tragically died last July at the age of 33.Here's how you can st...