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'Glee' alum Amber Riley pays tribute to Naya Rivera on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Amber Riley delivered a touching tribute to her late friend and former Glee co-star Naya Rivera on Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Riley, performed “A Moment” as photos of Rivera appeared on a screen beside Riley, including one of Naya holding her four-year-old son Josey as Riley powerfully belted out the ballad.

Earlier, Riley got some encouragement from another one of her former Glee co-stars, including Chord Overstreet, who tweeted, “I can’t wait to see this amber!! You’re gonna crush it! Love you Amb!”

Rivera died July 8 in Lake Piru, California from an accidental drowning. Josey was found safe on a pontoon boat she had rented earlier that day.

Riley has a self-titled EP due out October 2.

By George Costantino
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