“I’ve been feeling this, like, aching in my heart to connect with my fans, to connect with everybody who’s been feeling a little lost, a little confused during this time,” Morris mentioned within the videa (watch it beneath). Final month, Rivera drowned in California’s Lake Piru whereas swimming together with her four-year-old son Josey. She disappeared underwater after serving to the kid climb into the boat.
On the Fox musical comedy sequence, Morris portrayed Brittany S. Pierce, the girlfriend of Rivera’s Santana Lopez character. Following Rivera’s unintentional drowning, Morris wrote on Instagram that the 33-year-old Rivera was “the strongest and most resilient human being” she knew, and vowed “to carry that with me as I continue to live my life.”
In yesterday’s video, Morris instantly addressed Glee followers, notably followers of the Brittany-Santana couple.
“I felt a really deep need to connect to all of you right now,” Morris mentioned, “because I just know how important our relationship was to you all. I know a lot of you feel very lost and very far away from what happened, maybe a little bit confused. And that’s completely normal. But I felt like I owed it to you guys because I think the fans had such a huge impact on our storyline, and I want to thank you all for being such advocates and so supportive of Santana and Brittany’s relationship because without you guys it never would have existed.”
Morris beneficial that grieving followers specific their emotions: “Something that’s helped me is to write a letter, talk to her.”
Watch Morris’ Instagram video beneath.