It’s been a Gleeful day for actress Heather Morris (Brittany) who welcomed her first child, a son named Elijah, with longtime boyfriend Taylor Hubbell. The tiny tot arrived earlier today, September 28, Us Weekly reports.
Little Elijah is Heather and Taylor’s first child, and though the couple was reportedly surprised by the pregnancy, which was announced last April, a source said at the time that they are “incredibly happy and excited.” Heather even celebrated her little one’s impending arrival with an adorable baby shower in July.
She has long expressed a desire to settle down and have children with Taylor. telling Fitness magazine in 2011, "I want to marry Taylor and have kids with him.”
However, Heather has also made it clear that she would give up acting if it ever interfered with her personal life. “I love acting, but if it affects my relationship, then I won't continue," she went on to say.
Unfortunately for Glee fans, Heather seems to be staying true to her word and so far has no plans to appear on the show’s fifth season, which is currently in production. Last season Heather’s ditzy on-screen counterpart, Brittany, received an early acceptance to MIT.
While we wish Brittany was still wandering the halls of McKinley following a cheerio trail, we’re so happy for Heather, Taylor, and Baby Elijah!
Source: Us Weekly