Gloria Estefan, who plays the role of Maribel Lopez on ‘Glee’ remembers her onscreen daughter, Naya Rivera. While talking about Naya, who played the role of Santana on ‘Glee’, she shared some sweet memories that made everyone emotional. She told interviewer, Andy Cohen, that it was a great joy to work with Naya.
Gloria Estefan said that Naya was an amazing singer. She had a great sense of music and Gloria loved playing her mother on the show. She said that they working on different music together but, then she got married. Once Naya got married, she had a child. And, according to Gloria, Naya’s priorities changed and she got understandably side-tracked.
While talking about the tragic and unfortunate accident that killed Naya, Gloria Estefan said that she was heartbroken. She said that when the news first surfaced that Naya is missing while her child was on boat, she knew something’s wrong. She said that a mother would not leave such a small baby alone unless something bad has happened.
Gloria Estefan wishes that people remember the talented star as an amazing triple threat. Apart from Gloria, Naya’s other costars like Amber Riley, Heather Morris, and Chris Colfer have also expressed their grief.