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Ryan Dorsey's Statement After Naya Rivera's Death

Ryan Dorsey Pays Tribute to Ex-Wife Naya Rivera After Her Death: "This Is So Unfair"

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 04:  Actors Naya Rivera (L) and Ryan Dorsey attend the March Of Dimes Celebration Of Babies Luncheon honoring Jessica Alba at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on December 4, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for March Of Dimes)

Ryan Dorsey is remembering his ex-wife, Naya Rivera, after her death. The 33-year-old Glee actress was confirmed dead on July 13, five days after she went missing on a boating trip with her 4-year-old son, Josey, whom she shared with Ryan. The two were married from 2014 to 2018. On Saturday, Ryan released a statement to grieve the loss of Naya and express gratitude for the outpouring of support he's received.

He wrote:

This is so unfair...there's not enough words to express the hole left in everyone's hearts. I can't believe this is life now. I don't know if I'll ever believe it. You were just here... We were just in the back swimming with Josey the day before. Life just isn't fair. I don't know what to say...I'm thankful for our times and our journey that brought us together and gave us the sweetest and kindest smart little boy we could ever hope for. I remember sometimes you used to get annoyed at me: "Ryan can you stop snap chatting!" Haha. I'm glad I didn't listen to you because I have hundreds and probably thousands of snaps and videos that Josey will have forever and know his momma loved him more than life, and how much fun we had together as he was growing up. Life is all about good times and bad times but with Josey it makes the bad a little less so because a part of you will always be with us. He'll never forget where he came from. We miss you. We will always love you. Love you Meep.

Ryan then thanked those who'd offered support, writing, "To everyone that reached out and I haven't had a chance to or just didn't get back to you...thank you all for the overwhelming love and support you've sent our way."

Image Source: Getty / Joe Scarnici
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