Naya Rivera was not a series typical on Glee until finally the second time. She served in a recurring capability as cheerleader and New Instructions member Santana Lopez for the very first time, but her effect was felt the two on screen and off quickly, a reality collection creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan acknowledged in a prolonged statement unveiled by twentieth Century Fox Tv set in the wake of Rivera’s passing.

Read the statement in full beneath.

“We are heartbroken around the decline of our close friend Naya Rivera,” the trio wrote.