‘Glee’ Alum Naya Rivera Arrested for Domestic Battery After Arguing With Her Husband Over Their Son

Naya Rivera mugshot
Naya Rivera in her mugshot after she was arrested for domestic battery Kanawha County Sheriffs Office

Naya Rivera was arrested for domestic battery in West Virginia on Saturday, November 25, according to multiple reports.

WSAZ reports that the Glee alum, 30, was charged after an altercation with her husband, Ryan Dorsey, at their home at about 9:30 p.m.

Dorsey, 34, claimed that Rivera had struck him in the head and the bottom lip while they were taking their 2-year-old son, Josey, for a walk down the street, according to WSAZ. He reportedly gave police a cell phone video that allegedly shows him being hit by Rivera.

Naya Rivera and Ryan Dorsey
Naya Rivera and Ryan Dorsey run errands in Los Angeles, California on October 9, 2017. Splash News

She was taken into custody and arraigned at around midnight. Video posted on Twitter by a WCHS reporter shows the actress wearing a dark grey hoodie as she was led in handcuffs to appear before a judge.

Her bond was set at $1,000 and she was released and picked up from the courthouse by her father-in-law.

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office told Us on Sunday, November 26, that Rivera and her husband had been arguing over their son and that alcohol could have been a factor. The public information officer added that Dorsey did not require medical attention.

Rivera, who played Santana Lopez on the Fox hit, filed for divorce from Dorsey in November 2016 after two years of marriage and requested primary custody of their son. But she called off her divorce from the Blood Father actor last month, withdrawing her court filing.

The Step Up: High Water actress, who briefly dated David Spade while she and Dorsey were separated, told Us Weekly she was doing “great” shortly after patching things up with her husband and said that they were enjoying spending time together with their son.

“I really like being at home with my family and taking care of my kid,” she told Us. “Cooking and decorating. I’m like a weird little Martha Stewart homebody.”

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