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    Is the ‘Glee curse’ real? Twitter flooded with conspiracies about TV show after actress Naya Rivera disappears

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    Many netizens were of the opinion that ‘Glee curse’ tweets were disrespectful to Rivera.

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    Twitter was flooded with tweets about the ‘Glee curse’ as Twitterati started speculating if the show was ‘cursed’.
    The year 2020 seems to have hit a wrong note with almost the entire population, the world over. If a worldwide pandemic, an economic slowdown and massive anti-racism protests weren’t enough to dampen the spirits of the global population, on Wednesday, news about the disappearance of ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera broke which sent social media into distress.

    Several netizens started tweeting with #FindNaya and #PrayForNaya hashtags as authorities, including divers, patrol boats and helicopters continued to search the US lake but found no trace of the actress. However, some netizens were quick to notice a pattern - several cast members of the TV show ‘Glee’, the popular musical comedy-drama show from 2009, had something mysterious or tragic happen to them.
    Cory Monteith, a Canadian actor who played the role of Finn Hudson on the TV show, passed away in 2013 due to alcohol and heroin overdose.Agencies
    Cory Monteith, a Canadian actor who played the role of Finn Hudson on the TV show, passed away in 2013 due to alcohol and heroin overdose.

    In no time, Twitter was flooded with tweets about the ‘Glee curse’ as netizens started speculating if the show was ‘cursed’. Several conspiracy theories about the show also started doing the rounds on social media.

    This Twitter user compiled a list of all the mysterious things which have happened to the ‘Glee’ cast members - from Cory Monteith’s tragic demise in 2013, Mark Salling’s ‘child pornography’ charges and his alleged suicide, to Becca Tobin’s boyfriend’s mysterious death and now, Naya’s disappearance.

    For the uninitiated, Cory Monteith, a Canadian actor who played the role of Finn Hudson on the TV show, passed away in 2013 due to alcohol and heroin overdose. Mark Salling, who played Noah Puckerman died by suicide in 2018. Matt Bendik, the boyfriend of cast member Becca Tobin, died in mysterious circumstances in 2014. Finally, Melissa Benoist was in an abusive relationship and a victim of domestic violence. These are just a few in the long list of tragedies the show is haunted by.

    This netizen couldn’t help but wonder if the cast of the TV show is ‘cursed’.

    ‘Glee....what DID you DO? WHAT DID YOU DO?!’ asked another Twitter user as he called the ‘Glee curse’ creepy.

    Several other netizens continued to speculate about the ‘curse’.
    However, several Twitter users were quick to call the ‘Glee curse’ tweets insensitive and requested people not to spread conspiracy theories about Naya.

    This Twitter user felt that ‘Glee curse’ tweets are disrespectful not only to Naya, but to Cory Monteith too.

    Some netizens felt that the ‘Glee curse’ tweets are weird and unnecessary.
    “Pray she will be holding her son again soon,” wrote this netizen.

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