Glee Alum Naya Rivera Arrested For Domestic Battery

Tomas Mccoy
November 28, 2017

The former Glee actress was arrested on Saturday in West Virginia and later charged with domestic battery. The statement says Dorsey had minor injuries and showed deputies a video that supported his account of the incident. She was then released from custody.

The couple was spending Thanksgiving weekend in Chesapeake with Dorsey's family, TMZ added.

[Rivera] was arraigned at the Kanawha County Magistrate Court and released on bond after a brief court appearance, court records show.

Dorsey captured the incident on his cell phone and has handed that over to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office.


Her father-in-law reportedly picked her up from jail. A sheriff's deputy arrived at the scene and spoke with Dorsey, who said his wife, Rivera, "struck him in the head and face". Dorsey and Rivera got married in 2014 in Mexico, after her abrupt break-up with rapper Big Sean. The couple, who have two-year-old Josey together, first dated in 2010 before going their separate ways while she starred in the musical comedy-drama which aired between 2009 and 2015. She later called off the divorce and removed the court filing.

Both Rivera and Dorsey are actors.

Rivera is best known for playing cheerleader Santana Lopez in Glee between 2009 and 2015.

By November 2016, Rivera had filed for divorce from Dorsey, citing irreconcilable differences, though she made the decision to no longer move forward with the divorce just last month.

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