Written By: Kailyn McBride @kxailyn
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Following the former Glee star tragic death back in mid-July, we have seen Naya Rivera's name more and more as people have been honoring her work and keeping up with the events that led up to her passing.
Leaving behind a 5-year son, Joey Hollis Dorsey, which she shared with now ex-husband, Ryan Dorsey, Naya's sister has been rumored to be spending a lot of time with Ryan in Naya's absence; As the pair has been spotted showing affection and holding hands with each other in public.
As Naya's sister is no stranger to the camera, Nikayla Rivera is best known for her modeling experience and now rumors of living with her sister's ex.
Though Nikayla has since denied the rumors of the pair being in a romantic relationship, she has shared that the move was solely to "show up" for her nephew as she posted her side of the story in an Instagram post.
“In the darkest time of my life, the only important thing is my friends & family. Showing up for my nephew, even though I can't show up for myself,” she wrote. "I'm not concerned with the way things look because no one can see each agonizing moment we all endure."
Dorsey has yet to comment on the rumors and allegations but a lot of fans have been showing mixed reactions on why it was needed for the pair to move in together to care for their son.
In a final statement, Nikayla wrote that “What matters most, I've learned, is to show compassion, not to just others, & never take a moment of life for granted.” She continues, “I hope you all can do the same.”
Despite all of the rumors, we hope that Naya's family is healing from their tragic loss and we hope that Joey is receiving the care he deserves despite who it is coming from.