She impressed as host of the GLAAD Media Awards in 2011 and again in 2012, when she co-hosted the evening with her co-star, the late Cory Monteith.The two encouraged a bidding war in a kiss-off to raise money for the foundation.,) "I'd probably be a writer in some form, either songwriting or screenplays.
As Rivera told , "I wrote the song at the beginning of the summer along with some other songs." On the timing of the release, she said, "this song just felt like a really good end-of-summer song." She made the decision to collaborate with her then-beau because "it just felt like Sean's swag and his vibe would just really fit this well, and I was right." The track's sexually explicit lyric video reportedly drew inspiration from Robin Thicke's equally NSFW "Blurred Lines" video.Rivera said that was intentional, telling , "It took a long time to figure out where I wanted to go musically." That LP was later put on a permanent pause.My son Josey is now my number one priority, which eliminates all those long location projects." As if Rivera's personal life wasn't dramatic enough, in November 2017, she added a domestic battery charge to her romantic woes.After calling off their divorce and reuniting with estranged husband Ryan Dorsey a month earlier, Rivera was arrested and charged with domestic battery after a physical altercation with Dorsey on Nov. reported that Rivera and Dorsey were arguing about their son while visiting Dorsey's family in Chesapeake, Va. Rivera was reportedly inebriated and allegedly hit Dorsey on the head and on his bottom lip; Dorsey told police that he had video of the incident.Director and screenwriter Nicholas Mc Carthy's sophomore effort premiered at South by Southwest in March 2014 and was released in limited theaters in September 2014. It garnered a said "the eye-grabbing Naya Rivera adjusts to the big screen with ease in front of the camera.
Her [character] is headstrong and rigid but cut with just the right amount of vulnerability." Unfortunately, the movie's overall mediocrity overshadowed Rivera's positive moment.
"We are kind of halting production on the album because there are so many things going on," Rivera told reported that Rivera had been dropped by her label, citing her single's poor performance for the ditch.
Once again, Rivera's camp sang a different tune, issuing a statement claiming the news about her nixed contract was merely a rumor that was "categorically false." .
That PSA was about the effects immigration has on parents and their children, with Rivera's portion, titled "Love, America," focusing on the problems immigrants face in the United States.
She's also used her celebrity status to advocate for LGBTQ rights and women's rights.
On July 19, 2014, she married longtime friend, former flame, and fellow actor Ryan Dorsey—on the same day she'd planned to wed Big Sean.