"It made me grow up in a different way," Morris explained. "My mom and I are really close because of it, so I'm glad I have a good relationship with her, but I definitely went through a lot of phases. At times, I didn't care at all and I went to school in my pajamas and I cried," the entertainer revealed. "But then I cut it out and I focused on my dancing. I was in dance class all the time."
Heather's public revelation about losing her father follows yesterday's (Nov. 1) news of her former 'Glee' co-star Charice, 19, tragically losing her own father to a violent stabbing incident.
On a happier note, Heather dished on her time touring with Queen B, whose hit 'Run the World (Girls)' she covered during a recent episode of 'Glee.' "Beyonce was just always full-out. She's like a beast," Heather gushed. "There were ten dancers -- four guys and six girls -- including me, on the Beyonce tour. Sometimes we would go out with her, to events. She was really normal -- just like everybody else!"
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