The superpetite 5'3" actress is dressed in track pants and a black T-shirt, her bare feet tucked under her on a patio chair outside by the pool at her modest, airy West Hollywood home. Lately, I've been using it as a guiding metaphor. Is "home" simply a safe haven? But it seems to be her way of describing what she's searching for, and perhaps what she tried to be for Monteith, before it was too late. Glee was on hiatus when Monteith died, but now the fifth season is under way and Michele finds herself mourning a private loss in public.
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And then the police knocked on my front door. Corey Monteith's mother said her son was taking pain meds before his death. When you lose someone who is such a big part of you, you lose all purpose for living. The TV star, who had a history of drug use and had been in rehab three times, was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room with traces of morphine, codeine and heroin present in his body.
Never forgotten. Rachel Berry and Finn Hudson — took their relationship offscreen. During their time together, the Broadway star and the Calgary native seemed absolutely smitten with each other. So much so, Lea and Cory had plans for their future together. We talked about where we wanted to go and what we wanted to do.
As an actor based in British Columbia , Monteith had minor roles on television series before being cast on Glee. During his success on the show, he also acted in films. Monteith had a troubled adolescence involving substance abuse from age 13, and left school at age After an intervention by family and friends, he entered drug rehabilitation at age In a interview with Parade magazine, he discussed his history of substance abuse as a teen, and in March , he again sought treatment for addiction.