Glee’s Lea Michele Thanks Fans For Support Following Cory Monteith’s Death
First Published: July 29, 2013 2:18 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- “Glee” star Lea Michele has thanked fans for their support following the death of her boyfriend and co-star, Cory Monteith, earlier this month.
On Monday, Lea went on Twitter to share her gratitude.
“Thank you all for helping me through this time with your enormous love & support,” Lea Tweeted. “Cory will forever be in my heart.”
The actress also posted a photo, here, of the couple together.
Last week, the cast and crew of “Glee” gathered to celebrate the life of their late co-star and friend.
“Ryan Murphy and Lea Michele gathered the cast, crew and producers of ‘Glee,’ along with colleagues from the network and studio, to share memories and music in an emotional celebration of the life of Cory Monteith,” Twentieth Century Fox Television said in a statement last Thursday afternoon. “We thank the public for their continued outpouring of love and support as we grieve our friend and colleague during this difficult time.”
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, the actor, who played Finn Hudson on “Glee,” died in Vancouver on July 13. His death was ruled to be the result of a fatal combination “mixed drug toxicity, involving heroin and alcohol,” according to autopsy and toxicological analysis conducted by the coroner.
The Season 5 premiere of “Glee” was pushed from September 19 to September 26.
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