Demi Lovato began by hailing Naya’s character, Santana Lopez, for being “ground-breaking for closeted queer girls”, like herself back then.
The 28-year-old star played Naya’s on-screen girlfriend, Dani, briefly on the show.
She began: “I don’t have to tell you that this year was a tough, tough year.
“A particular moment of heartbreak stands out for me: losing my friend Naya Rivera. I will always cherish the chance I got to play Naya’s girlfriend Dani on Glee.
“The character Naya play…
The cast of Glee pays tribute to Naya Rivera
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