Glee Star 'Wasn't Shocked' by Mark Salling's Child Pornography Charges

In her memoir, Naya Rivera reveals how she reacted when she found out her ex-boyfriend was arrested on child pornography charges.

Naya Rivera is revealing juicy details of past love affairs in her salacious new autobiography, Sorry Not Sorry.

The 29-year-old actress and singer, who found fame starring as Santana Lopez in the television musical-comedy, Glee, shared how she felt when her ex-boyfriend and former co-star Mark Salling was arrested and charged with receiving and possessing child pornography in December last year.

"My son’s nanny actually told me about it when the story broke," she wrote.

"I can’t say I was totally shocked, but still - WTF? Then I had no doubt that God really did have my back along the way. When Mark dumped me, I thought it was the worst thing ever, but can you imagine if that didn’t happen and I was laying there in bed when the battering ram came through the door?"

Mark and Naya in 2009.

She also believed he was "always just a very dark soul".

"I always felt like there was something that he was wrestling with," she elaborated.

Naya claimed Mark dumped her after his publicist said being single would help his image.

According to ET Online, Mark has pleaded not guilty to his charges, and was allowed to be released from custody on a US $150,000 bond. Until his trial, he is required to stay more than 100 feet away from schools and playgrounds, not associate with anyone under the age of 18, and wear a monitoring device on his ankle.

His trial was delayed from its original June commencement date and has not yet taken place.



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Naya was later engaged to Big Sean, whom she later implied was cheating on her with a well-known pop star. Given the clues Naya gave, it was quite clear who she was referring to.

"I walk in, go downstairs, and guess what little girl is sitting cross-legged on the couch listening to music? … It rhymes with ‘Smariana Schmande.’"

Big Sean and Ariana went on to date for less than a year.

(By the way, extra points to Big Sean for calling off his engagement to Naya via a statement from his publicist. What a great guy!)

However, Naya finally found true love with her husband, actor Ryan Dorsey, whom she wed in 2014. 

The happy couple have a son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, born in December last year. 



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