Heather Morris, Kevin McHale and More Glee Alums Pay Tribute to Naya Rivera 1 Year After Her Death
“Always a light, always with us,” Glee star Jenna Ushkowitz wrote on Instagram
Heather Morris, who played Brittany Pierce, the love interest to Rivera's Santana Lopez on Glee, posted on Instagram in honor of her late costar on Thursday. Morris, 34, shared a series of photos and videos, including one showing her getting a tattoo reading, "tomorrow is not promised."
"It hasn't gotten easier to write a caption," she wrote alongside the post. "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."
She continued, "Your legacy lives on in kindness and being 'that sassy queen' in my eyes. I love you forever bebe girl."
Jenna Ushkowitz, who played Tina Cohen-Chang on the Ryan Murphy-created series, posted a photo of Rivera from Glee on her own Instagram page.
"Always a light, always with us," she wrote. "My heart is with you and your family today. ♥️ love you Nougs."
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When the boat became overdue for return, the staff at the lake found the vessel at the north side of the lake with the star's sleeping son aboard. Rivera's body was found five days later, and authorities believe the actress and singer died saving Josey.