It is with a heavy heart that Heather Morris returns to the disappearance of Naya Rivera. If in Glee the two actresses played one of the star couples of the series, in life they shared a beautiful friendship, which tragically ended last July, when the body of the interpreter of Santana Lopez was found without life in Piru Lake, while boating with her son. A real tragedy for the relatives of the 33-year-old actress, but also for Heather Morris, who spoke about the death of Naya Rivera on Sunday, August 9, in a moving message.
“I’ve been feeling really heavy lately,” the singer of Brittany Pierce begins in the musical series. “I felt like I was sick and needed to connect with my fans, to connect with them. all those who felt a little lost and a little confused during this period, “she continued, referring in particular to her role in the series, and the couple she formed there with Naya Rivera. “Most of you thought it was an inspiration to become your best self, and I want you to know that it was never lost to me. It was never lost on Naya,” he said. she continued.
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Heather Morris “felt a need to connect” with her fans
Inspiring to many fans, the two interpreters of Brittany and Santana both knew “how special it was” to hold such roles on screen, especially for the fans who identified themselves in them, and who are numerous today to mourn the death of Naya Rivera. “I felt a really deep need to connect with all of you right now,” added Heather Morris, very moved and tears in her eyes. “Because I know how important our relationship was to all of you and I know a lot of you feel very lost and far removed from what happened, maybe a little bit confused and that’s it completely normal, “she continued, before thanking her fans” for being such defenders and supporting the relationship between Santana and Brittany, because without [them], it would never have existed “.
“You helped create something for the writers and for Naya and me, which had an impact that will last a lifetime and beyond. I want to thank all the fans for your love and support. And I want to let you know that we are all here with you, that grief is different for everyone, and I want you to be gentle and kind to yourself during this time, ”the actress concluded.
Naya Rivera, Heather Morris and Kevin McHale on the set of the hot TV show “Glee” in Washington Squa © © PHILIP VAUGHAN / ACE Pictures / KCS PRESSE