Naya Rivera on 'Glee' Without Cory: "We're Picking Up the Pieces"

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Naya Rivera gives us the scoop on Glee--from how the cast is coping without Cory Monteith to Santana's new romantic interest, played by Demi Lovato. She also reveals which seasons the new Season 5 reminds her of most. Naya Rivera gives us the scoop on season 5 of Glee and Santana's new romantic interest, Dani (played by Demi Lovato), who makes her debut tonight as a server who works alongside Santana and Rachel at the Spotlight Diner.

"I guess she just catches her eye, and it goes from there," Naya says. "This is the first time [Demi's] played a lesbian, so I'm really excited that everyone will get to see it." But that's not all. "We have an official SHIP name, Dantana," she reveals.

Naya also tells us that season 5 reminds her of the early years of Glee. "There are a lot of good messages. There's obviously something missing," she says, referring to the tragic loss of Cory Monteith, "but we're doing a really good job of picking up the pieces."

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