News | Entertainment
22 Sep 2020 6:44
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Naya Rivera's fans have held a vigil at Lake Piru

    The 'Glee' star tragically died in a drowning accident at the California lake last month at the age of 33, and now her fans have gathered at the site to remember the late actress


    One fan wrote on Twitter: "Thank you @chanelinblack & @NAYAarmy for organizing the #NayasFanMemorial it was beautiful. Great to see masks and encouraging social distancing too ... #ripnaya #nayarivera (sic)"

    Loads of photographs and drawings of Naya were left there as a memorial as well as a large Pride flag, which had the words "Thank you Naya R.I.P." adorned on it.

    Naya was laid to rest on July 24, and was buried at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood.

    Naya - who was out boating with her four-year-old son Josey when she is thought to have got into trouble in the water - was lost for a number of days, before divers found her body.

    After it was confirmed she had died, her fans held a candlelight vigil at Lake Piru, California to celebrate her life.

    The Naya Rivera Army account on Twitter posted at the time: "It’s a little far away mostly to give people that are traveling, time to take off work and be able to be a part of this.

    "Time is at 5 since it gets hot but doesn’t mean you can’t be there before. I hope many of you can make it! Share it to those you think might want to go!"

    Naya had rented a boat for a day on the lake with her son. It is believed that she got into difficulties while swimming and managed to get Josey back on the boat but was unable to save herself. Josey was found asleep in the rented vessel by another boater and later told Ventura County Sherrif's deputies that his mother had gone swimming in the water, but didn't get back up.

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     22 Sep: Kanye West wants to help Taylor Swift buy her masters back
     21 Sep: Nick Jonas feared he would be a "washed-up has-been at 21" when the Jonas Brothers decided to break up in 2013
     21 Sep: Kim Kardashian West feels "very powerless" amidst her husband Kanye West's bizarre Twitter rants and worrying behavior
     21 Sep: Neil Patrick Harris insists coronavirus is "no joke" after his family caught it and recovered from it earlier this year
     21 Sep: Paris Hilton feels "responsible" for the world's addiction with social media
     21 Sep: Maisie Williams has always felt like an "outsider" in the acting industry
     21 Sep: Alyssa Milano is still struggling with "lingering effects" on her body from her coronavirus health battle earlier this year
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    And there's smiles in the All Blacks camp too with the adjustment in alert levels More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    National's Finance spokesman Paul Goldsmith still feels his job is safe after making a four billion dollar blunder to an economic plan More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Kanye West wants to help Taylor Swift buy her masters back 6:27

    Cricket:
    Some athletes are spoilt for talent 6:26

    Auckland:
    Auckland Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal motorcycle crash about 8.30 last Friday night 23:17

    Politics:
    The Maori Party is pledging to start cancer screening 10 years earlier for Maori 23:17

    Entertainment:
    Nick Jonas feared he would be a "washed-up has-been at 21" when the Jonas Brothers decided to break up in 2013 21:57

    Politics:
    ACT wants to let SOME overseas visitors in to help tourism thrive in this Covid world 21:57

    Entertainment:
    Kim Kardashian West feels "very powerless" amidst her husband Kanye West's bizarre Twitter rants and worrying behavior 21:27

    Living & Travel:
    A solution for travel to and from Auckland's North Shore while the Harbour Bridge is broken 21:17

    Entertainment:
    Neil Patrick Harris insists coronavirus is "no joke" after his family caught it and recovered from it earlier this year 20:57

    Entertainment:
    Paris Hilton feels "responsible" for the world's addiction with social media 20:27


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd