One yr after Naya Rivera tragically died, her good friend and co-star Heather Morris paid her a touching tribute
Earlier this week was the one yr anniversary of the day that Glee star Naya Rivera tragically died. A frantic seek for her started in early July final yr on Lake Piru after her son, Josey, was discovered alone in a ship she had rented. Days later, rescuers introduced that they’d recovered her physique. Investigators mentioned she doubtless drowned whereas saving her son after the boat drifted away from them whereas they had been swimming. Her followers, co-stars, and mates had been heartbroken on the information of such a shiny and rising star gone so quickly.
Now, on the one-year anniversary of Rivera’s dying, her co-star and shut good friend Heather Morris confirmed how she’s honoring her: With a tattoo containing phrases from considered one of Rivera’s final tweets.
Morris shared the brand new ink on Instagram (scroll to the precise to see video of her getting the tattoo, and a photograph of it accomplished).
“It hasn’t gotten easier to write a caption,” she wrote alongside a photograph of Rivera. “You are the brightest star in my eyes Naya Rivera. I’m so grateful GOD LAYED A HAND and brought us together as best friends, mom friends, scene partners, and everything in between. Your legacy lives on in kindness and being ‘that sassy queen’ in my eyes. I love you forever bebe girl.”
Morris’s new tattoo, which is script working down the size of her left forearm, reads, “tomorrow is not promised.” The phrases come from considered one of Rivera’s final tweets, posted on July 2 final yr, which learn, “no matter the year, circumstance, or strifes everyday you’re alive is a blessing. make the most of today and every day you are given. tomorrow is not promised.”
regardless of the yr, circumstance, or strifes on a regular basis you are alive is a blessing. benefit from immediately and on daily basis you might be given. tomorrow is just not promised pic.twitter.com/O4t7wdqA4k
— Naya Rivera (@NayaRivera) July 2, 2020
Morris and Rivera starred collectively on Glee as two of the Cheerios, Brittany and Santana. The two had been shut mates (and ultimately girlfriends) on display screen, however their actual life relationship mirrored the one on the present, with the 2 actors changing into extremely shut. As rescuers regarded for Rivera on Lake Piru, Morris joined her household and different Glee stars for vigils in conjunction with the lake.
This photograph of the forged of #Glee gathering collectively at Lake Piru immediately the place #NayaRivera’s physique was discovered is extremely highly effective — particularly when you think about immediately is the 7 yr anniversary of Cory Monteith’s dying. I’m a multitude. pic.twitter.com/RhY9hUb78E
— Dave Quinn (@9Daves) July 13, 2020
Rivera was the third Glee star to move away unexpectedly, following Cory Monteith’s dying from an overdose in 2013, and Mark Salling’s suicide in 2018 after he was arrested for possessing inappropriate content material containing minors.