‘Glee’s Heather Morris Reveals Late Co-Star Naya Rivera Confronted Her About Her Consuming Dysfunction
Heather Morris is opening up about her consuming dysfunction, and the way her late “Glee” co-star, Naya Rivera, got here to her help.
In a brand new look on the “And That’s What You REALLY Missed” podcast Thursday, hosted by her former co-stars Jenna Ushkowitz and Kevin McHale, Morris recalled a selected event wherein Rivera adopted her into her dressing room to confront her.
“I had developed an consuming dysfunction. I ended getting my interval. I used to be so in my head about meals and what it was doing for me,” Morris shared, noting that issues escalated when the success of the Fox musical comedy led to a live performance tour in 2010. Whereas she didn’t specify her consuming order, Morris stated that she would typically have a look at the meals being served to her forged on tour however not eat — one thing Rivera observed.
“I can’t keep in mind precisely what she was saying, however she was approaching me about my consuming dysfunction as a result of I do know she herself had consuming issues, and she or he was very open about it in her e book. So, she in fact was the primary to talk up about it,” Morris shared.
Whereas she admitted she later realized that Rivera had good intentions, Morris stated she blew “it off” on the time, telling Rivera that she was OK, and by no means spoke about her consuming dysfunction along with her co-star ever once more.
“That’s who she was. She was simply all the time prepared to speak about it,” Morris stated.
“To face issues head on,” Ushkowitz added.
Rivera died in July 2020 on the age of 33. She went lacking that month following a ship experience along with her then-4-year-old son Josey on California’s Lake Piru. Her physique was recovered 5 days later.
Morris, who performed cheerleader Brittany S. Pierce and Rivera’s character’s love curiosity on the present, has typically memorialized the actress since her passing, with the 35-year-old actress getting a tattoo in Rivera’s honor, and most just lately, sharing a tribute to the “Glee” star on the two-year anniversary of her dying.
Sharing a few throwback images of her and Rivera, Morris captioned the put up, “On a regular basis my angel. I miss you each rattling day.” She additionally took to her Instagram Story and reposted Ushkowitz’s tribute to Rivera, a photograph displaying the late actress dancing the evening away, in addition to McHale’s put up of Rivera on a ship experience. “The very best there ever was without end & ever,” he wrote of the late star.
On the one-year anniversary of Rivera’s dying, Morris posted a sequence of images and a video of herself getting a tattoo on her left arm. She obtained the phrase, “Tomorrow shouldn’t be promised,” a line out of from one among Rivera’s final tweets, written in script by artist L Garza.
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