Ryan Dorsey posted an emotional video on Instagram on Tuesday, addressing allegations about his relationship with the sister of the late Naya Rivera after they were filmed holding hands in the exclusive DailyMail.com.
The 37-year-old actor in the black-and-white video said that the sister of his late ex-wife, Nicola Rivera, moved in with him at the request of his five-year-old son Josie, “because she is now the closest thing he should have to a mother.” .
Ryan opened his post to about 150,000 followers, expressing his distrust that he should even turn to “some of this nonsense.”
Emotional video: Ryan Dorsey posted an emotional video on Instagram on Tuesday, addressing allegations of his relationship with the sister of the late Naya Rivera
Former couple: Naya and Ryan are shown in January 2016 in Beverly Hills, California
He revealed that he has not followed any social media or news since former Glee star Naya accidentally drowned in July while sailing on a lake with her young son.
“I don’t usually read comments about my own things because I know how to say 50 good things and five negative things. Somehow, as human beings, we drive these five negatives into our heads, wondering how people can say certain things, ”Ryan said.
He later insulted people for “making assumptions” and wishing the deaths of strangers they “knew to zero.”
“It’s really sad that this is the world we live in, where people are brought up to think it’s good to spew hatred in general, especially when they make statements about a family facing a tragedy that I hope is so “It’s unimaginable that you or anyone close to you should ever pass,” Ryan said.
Son’s request: The 37-year-old actor in the black-and-white video said that the sister of his late ex-wife, Nicola Rivera, moved in with him at the request of his five-year-old son Josie, because she is now the closest thing she has. to his mother
He added that he “can’t even imagine” how he would feel as a parent if his child “did this to some strangers on social media” or in real life, while acknowledging that his own son was unlikely to holds this way.
“He’s a sweet, smart, caring, sweetest soul of a young man who, at the age of five, has to grow as fast and grow as many of us didn’t have to,” Ryan said.
“I think how happy I am to continue to have my mother and still help her in my life,” he said, before describing his worries about Josie’s future. “Then I think there will be no such opportunity in his future. It makes me beyond sad. I wonder why? What did he do to deserve this? “I know he didn’t do anything to deserve it, but the things people have said are sad,” he said.
Ryan also said he “probably lost a little over 20 pounds” after Naya’s death on July 8.
Close: Ryan and Naya Nikaila’s sister were spotted holding hands while shopping at a local Target store and descending the escalator on Sept. 19 at the exclusive DailyMail.com
Latest: Naya Rivera’s sister, Nicola, 25, entered Instagram Stories on Monday after DailyMail.com exclusively revealed that she had moved in with Naya’s ex-husband Ryan Dorsey, 37, to help raising her five-year-old nephew Josie
He also spoke of Naya’s nearly week-long search after she was reported missing on Lake Piru and said Josie hoped his mother would be found alive.
“You know he’s so smart, and you know he’s witnessed a nightmare right in front of his eyes,” Ryan said. “Then, when you are with him every day during this, with his grandfather, his grandmothers, his aunts, his uncles and his whole family and all you have is to lean back and cry, and you go through this nightmare. . It’s sad. Reality hits you and grief may begin, but the sadness becomes more severe because you know that you will have to have a one-on-one conversation with a little boy and tell him about our new reality.
Ryan said he told Hossei that Naya was in heaven, and the boy asked, “Well, I want to go there. How do I get there? ‘
“I would not want any of your ears to hear these words come from the sweetest soul you know,” he added.
He then confirmed that 26-year-old Nikaila had moved at his son’s request.
‘[Josey] he asks me if Titi can live with us. “I want Titi to live with us forever,” because she is now the closest thing he has to his mother. You will need all the help you can get as a single parent trying to build your career and navigate this disaster with your child, ”said Ryan.
Ryan said he was determined to give Hossei the family he asked for, even though “it’s temporary and not forever.”
– This is a temporary situation. After all he had to go through, how could you deny him that? For what? What might some strangers think or say or spew some kind of hatred based on some unreasonable, illogical, misinformed tabloid? He added.
He praised model Nikaila and her family for supporting him after the tragedy.
Address to nonsense: Ryan opened his post to about 150,000 followers, expressing distrust that he should even address “any of this nonsense”
“To have a young woman who is his blood, his Titi, who is ready to put his life on hold and sacrifice things, to eradicate her situation for the betterment of your child,” Ryan said.
The actor from Ray Donovan said that Nikaila helps him cope with his grief.
“So when you go to bed with your child, you don’t always have to be alone with your thoughts and you don’t have to be sad every day or night, wondering when it’s getting better. At least you have someone with you to talk to or just sit in silence and be sad. You don’t have to deal with being completely alone, he said.
He also said he hoped no one in such a position would deal with “the people they follow or take pictures and create a fake story.”
Ryan described two women who were “not disguised at all, disrespected” as they followed him and Nikaila when they bought items for Josie’s birthday.
He called the speculation that they had a relationship “absurd”.
“Man, I’d like to worry about a relationship right now. “Let’s not think about it and live with it every day,” Ryan said.
Ryan finished his video by sharing his hope that people will “think twice before going, inserting their opinions and drawing conclusions. Consider sending people who want DM dead to strangers who have so much to do that they know absolutely nothing about it.
Main victim: Nikaila, shown on Instagram with her late sister Naya in a post from August 2016, moved in with Ryan at the request of her nephew Josie
Nikaila turned to speculation on Instagram on Monday when she posted: “The most important thing I learned is to show compassion, not to judge others and never take a moment in life for granted. I hope you are all doing the same. “
Ryan and Naya got married on his birthday in July 2014 in Mexico and met Josey on September 17, 2015. She filed for divorce for the second time in December 2017 and it was finalized in June 2018.
Naya, who was 33 at the time of her death, starred in Glee as the lesbian cheerleader Santana Lopez from 2009 to 2015.
Hit show: Naya starred in Glee as lesbian cheerleader Santana Lopez from 2009 to 2015 and was shown alongside co-star Lea Michele in 2010 since the Fox show