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Glee stars reunite and pay tribute to Naya Rivera at SAG-AFTRA strike

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Glee stars reunite and pay tribute to Naya RiveraEddy Chen - Fox

Glee's cast reunited on the SAG-AFTRA and WGA picket line in Hollywood on Wednesday (August 23), where Heather Morris also paid tribute to her late co-star Naya Rivera.

Taking to Instagram, Morris shared several photos of herself standing in solidarity with the strikes alongside her former co-stars, including Darren Criss (Blaine), Kevin McHale (Artie), Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina), Dot-Marie Jones (Coach Bieste), Becca Tobin (Kitty), and series co-creator Brad Falchuk.

The actress, who played Rivera's on-screen girlfriend Brittany S Pierce, could be seen holding up a sign that featured a picture of Rivera's character Santana Lopez, along with the quote: "The only straight I am is straight-up broke."

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Other Glee stars in attendance included Iqbal Theba (Principal Figgins), Vanessa Lengies (Sugar Motta), Max Adler (Dave Karofsky), Jacob Artist (Jake), Mike O'Malley (Burt), Romy Rosemont (Carole) and Josh Sussman (Jacob Ben Israel).

Although Dianna Argon (Quinn Fabray) was not present, she offered her support by commenting on the post with heart emojis.

Morris' tribute comes three years after Rivera tragically drowned while out on a boat with her young son in Lake Piru, California.

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The late actress portrayed the character of Collette for the first two seasons of Step Up: High Water and was set to return for the third.

But, following her death, Christina Milian took over the role with the support of the cast and Rivera's family.

"I was thinking about her fans and if it was respectful for me to do it. When I got to know who the character is and what she's done, and also that [her] family and management said this is something she would want to happen, I put my choice into trust that this is what's meant to be and there's a purpose for this," Milian said ahead of season three's premiere last year.

Step Up: High Water airs on Starz.

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