“Simply as surreal as it’s actual that you just’re gone,” Dorsey, 37, wrote via Instagram on Tuesday, January 12. “If that is smart, however none of this nonetheless makes any sense … 34.”
The Yellowstone alum added: “I may simply hear you saying ‘Ah, I’m previous AF now!’ Ha … Relaxation straightforward previous woman …❤️ ? ???❤️.”
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Dorsey posted a black-and-white selfie of himself smiling alongside Rivera as she held their 5-year-old son. His heartfelt message got here six months after she died in an accidental drowning at a California lake in July 2020.
The previous Glee star was reported missing on July 8 after taking out a boat with the former couple’s son. 5 days later, she was pronounced useless after her body was recovered by authorities.
Two months later, Dorsey spoke out about his grief following Rivera’s death and after he was photographed with the actress’ sister, Nickayla Rivera, in early September.
“I most likely misplaced a bit over 20 kilos. I don’t get good sleep. I’m unhappy each day,” the Justified alum stated in an Instagram video on the time. “I get up, I fall asleep unhappy each evening, staring on the ceiling. I’m staring on the wall and I believe to myself, how fortunate I’m to, to nonetheless have my mother and to have her assist out in my life nonetheless. After which I take into consideration how he gained’t have that very same alternative in his future.”
Dorsey, who was married to the Step Up: Excessive Water star from 2014 to 2018, described how heartbreaking it’s telling your little one that his mother is “an angel now.”
He then addressed hypothesis that he had since begun dwelling with Naya’s sister after they have been noticed shifting in L.A., saying Josey “asked me if Titi can live with us.” Dorsey famous that he needed to let his son “get what he needs, you already know, what he asks for and what he wants proper now, which is his household. Regardless that you already know it’s non permanent and it’s not perpetually.”
The West Virginia native filed a wrongful death lawsuit in November on behalf of Josey. Dorsey is suing Ventura County, California, the place Naya died, in addition to United Water Conservation District and the county’s Parks and Recreation Administration for wrongful dying and negligent infliction of emotional misery.
The next month, Naya’s former Glee costars honored her reminiscence by having a holiday fundraiser for her favorite charity. The group raised $117,900 on a GoFundMe web page titled SNIXXMAS Charity Drive for the Alexandria Home in Los Angeles.
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