naya rivera's ex ryan dorsey says son has been so 'brave'

Naya Rivera’s Ex Ryan Dorsey Says Their Son Josey Has Been So ‘Strong and Brave’

Naya Rivera‘s ex-husband Ryan Dorsey recently praised his and the late Riveras’ sonJosey Dorsey.

The 5-year-old is the former couple’s only child and has been living with Dorsey since last July, after Naya, 33, drowned in California’s Lake Piru.

naya rivera's ex ryan dorsey says son has been so 'brave'
Image via Instagram

And on Thursday, Jan. 21, Ryan shared another throwback moment of Josey posing in North Carolina Panthers gear on his Instagram page, as Dorsey went to high school in the state.

“#throwbackthursday ! Shout to @panthers and @sirpurr for sending us some sweet holiday swag. We really appreciate it,” Ryan wrote. 

“This little boy…man…I couldn’t be any prouder of someone. At such a young age, he’s endured more than anyone should at 5 years old. Without even fully realizing it, he lives the #keeppounding mantra every day with his resilance [sic].”

naya rivera's ex ryan dorsey says son has been so 'brave'
Image via Instagram

RELATED: Ryan Dorsey Honors the Late Naya Rivera on Her 34th Birthday

Ryan continued, “You’re so strong, so brave, and so kind. I will always be proud of you and we will always #keeppounding b/c that’s all we can do.”

“To everyone that had a tough 2020…you will never forget it, we think about it every day and I feel for you and vibrate alongside you on that frequency…I hope you can find some way to go on with your days, to persevere – no matter how hard it is.”

Ryan, who was married to Naya between 2014 and 2018, has sprinkled photos of Josey on his Instagram account.

naya rivera's ex ryan dorsey says son has been so 'brave'
Image via Instagram

RELATED: Ryan Dorsey Files Wrongful Death Suit On Behalf Of Son After Naya Rivera’s Passing

Just last December, he shared a tribute/throwback selfie of himself along with Naya and Josey.

He posted it on what would have been the Naya’s 34th birthday.

He wrote, “Just as surreal as it is real that you’re gone. If that makes sense, but none of this still makes any sense…34..I could just hear you saying “Ah, I’m old AF now!” Ha…Rest easy old lady…”

About Mamas Uncut

Mamas Uncut is THE online place for moms. We cover the latest about motherhood, parenting, and entertainment as well – all with a mom-focused twist. So if you're looking for parenting advice from real parents, we have plenty of it, all for moms from moms, and also experts. Because, at the end of the day, our mission is focused solely on empowering moms and moms-to-be with the knowledge and answers they’re looking for in one safe space.

.