Naya Rivera’s son is “dealing with” her passing “very well”.
The ‘Glee’ star tragically drowned in July 2020 whereas out boating together with her son Josey, 5, and following her passing, the actress’ sister Nickayla moved in with Naya’s ex-husband Ryan Dorsey to assist elevate the teenager, and the little boy’s grandfather, George Rivera, thinks the pair are doing a “actually nice job”.
George informed ‘Leisure Tonight’: “Nickayla and Ryan, are doing a very nice job.
“We deal with him, and we discuss to him identical to he’s a 5-year-old happening 6. It’s no completely different, however when he needs to speak about his mom, we discuss his mom, in dialog. He’s rising up and dealing with it very well.
“It’s not such as you’re speaking a few ghost that’s floating round, proper?. He’s obtained recollections as effectively, however boy is he coming round, proper? Actually sturdy child.”
Final month, Ryan paid a touching tribute to Naya on the primary Mom’s Day with out her.
He wrote on Instagram: “We will not say the phrase blissful however we’ll say thanks for being a mom & giving me this candy wonderful boy … #mothersday (sic)”
Ryan additionally lately praised his son as “so sturdy, so courageous, and so variety” following Naya’s tragic loss of life.
Posting an image of Josey decked out in merchandise from the North Carolina Panthers NFL crew, he wrote: “#throwbackthursday ! Shout to @panthers and @sirpurr for sending us some candy vacation swag. We actually admire it. This little boy … man … I could not be any prouder of somebody. At such a younger age, he is endured greater than anybody ought to at 5 years outdated.
“With out even totally realising it, he lives the #keeppounding mantra each day along with his resilience. You are so sturdy, so courageous, and so variety. I’ll all the time be happy with you and we are going to all the time #keeppounding b/c that is all we are able to do. To everybody that had a troublesome 2020 … you’ll always remember it, we give it some thought each day and I really feel for you and vibrate alongside you on that frequency … I hope you will discover some method to go on together with your days, to persevere – irrespective of how laborious it’s. All of the [love]. #keeppounding (sic)”