Lynch spoke about Rivera through the 4th hour of the These days present on Wednesday, speaking with Jenna Bush Hager. The 33-yr-old Rivera died last thirty day period from drowning in a California lake.
“She was a drive of nature, and it is just intestine-wrenching and heartbreaking that she’s absent,” Lynch mentioned of Rivera, who played large school cheerleader Santana Lopez for six seasons on the Fox sequence. Lynch performed William McKinley Superior University cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester.
“I had three-website page monologues, so did she. It took me a 7 days to get mine – she would do them right off the bat. She’d be changing them and she had no problem with it.”
Lynch also pointed out Rivera’s affect on young LGBTQ persons by means of her operate on the display. Rivera portrayed Lopez’s relationship with Brittany S. Pierce, a character played by Heather Morris.