'Glee' cast will reunite at GLAAD Awards for tribute to Naya Rivera

The ceremony gets underway on Thursday, April 8 at 8 p.m. ET.

March 24, 2021, 4:01 PM

The cast of "Glee" will reunite at the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards for a tribute to former cast mate, the late Naya Rivera.

Rivera, who played Santana Lopez on the show, died in an accidental drowning last July at the age of 33.

Former "Glee" stars Jacob Artist, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Vanessa Lengies, Jane Lynch, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Matthew Morrison, Alex Newell, Amber Riley, Harry Shum Jr., Becca Tobin and Jenna Ushkowitz will reunite to salute Rivera.

Demi Lovato, who played Rivera's girlfriend Dani on the show, will introduce the tribute. The celebration will mark the 10th anniversary of Rivera's character, Santana, coming out and honor the contribution her character made to the LGBTQ community.

Lea Michele, who famously weathered headlines that she was a diva on the show, apparently will not be participating.

Niecy Nash will host the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards on April 8 on the organization's YouTube channel.

Special guests will include Emmy winners Sterling K. Brown, Dan Levy and Laverne Cox, as well as "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" star Colman Domingo and "Happiest Season" director Clea DuVall, among others.

The ceremony gets underway at 8 p.m. ET.