Not so good news for Naya Rivera. Reportedly, the 27-year-old actress has been fired from Glee. A NY Daily News source reports that she was fired days after an alleged on-set feud between her and Lea Michele. Earlier this month, news hit that Naya and her Glee co-star Lea were involved in a ‘major altercation’. No specifics on whether things got physical or not, but apparently it was not a good look.
NY Daily News reports:
But it appears Rivera’s disagreement that day was with producers, and Michele’s name was caught in the crossfire. “She went off,” a source told The News about the on-set spat. “But it had nothing to do with Lea.” It was reported that Rivera was “jealous” of the attention on her Broadway-trained costar. Now it appears producers have had it. Rivera has been “written out” of the season 5 finale, and will not return for the next season, according to PopWrapped. One costar would not have any power in whether another returns to the show,” the production insider told The News, dismissing rumors that Michele had a say in the matter.
Naya has not responded to reports of her departure. Tuesday afternoon, she tweeted her excitement about an upcoming episode, writing: