Pop Culture Fix: Heather Morris Remembers Naya Rivera, Thanks You for Brittana From the Bottom of Her Heart

It’s your Monday Pop Culture Fix! (It’s Monday, right?)

+ Heather Morris has posted another beautiful tribute to Naya Rivera, this time thanking fans for believing so much in Brittana and for sharing how much that couple meant to her and Naya over the years.

“I don’t need to explain what the importance of Santana and Brittany’s relationship was to all of you who are watching, because most of you felt like it was your gateway into your current life. Most of you felt like it was an inspiration to become your best self. I want you to know that that was never lost on me. It was never lost on Naya. We both knew how special that was. I think she knew a little bit more than I did. I really felt it a lot later with all the messages and all the people reaching out. and I knew the writers also knew that as well. They were basically writing for the fans.”

+ Lizzo is going to develop some TV projects for Amazon!

+ Stacey Abrams and Janelle Monáe on the fight for democracy in an election season for the ages.

+ Olivia Swann will be a series regular on Legends of Tomorrow season six.

+ Hulu has cancelled High Fidelity after one season, and Zoë Kravitz has rightfully called them out on it.

+ Carmen said it best, as she always does.

+ Top Chef winner Melissa King continues to use her skill and influence to make the world a better place.

+ Bette Midler, Issa Rae, and Sarah Paulson are creating a new pandemic comedy called Coastal Elites

+ Sue Bird’s top five clutch moments. (There are some real classics in here!)

+ 10 episodes of Girlfriends that celebrate the sisterhood of Black women.

+ Janelle Monáe’s Antebellum is, like most movies these days, skipping theaters and heading directly to on-demand.

+ If you’ve ever wanted to hear Rebecca Sugar and Noelle Stevenson in conversation with each other AND OF COURSE YOU HAVE, Paper Mag’s got that for you.

+ Netflix is remaking Rebecca again. (Looks way too straight for my taste, and, frankly, Daphne du Maurier’s.)

+ Keke Palmer is hosting the 2020 VMAs.

+ It was a literal Canadian blizzard when Wynonna Earp filmed last week’s garden scenes.

+ Nia DaCosta will direct Captain Marvel 2.

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Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior editor who lives in New York City with her wife, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter and Instagram.

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  1. Astra and her power suits staying on LoT almost unbreaks my heart after learning Charlie will not be back. I shipped them!

  2. When queer representation was less prominent in mainstream media, Brittana helped me reflect and recognize my queer self.

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