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Lea Michele honors late ‘Glee’ costar Cory Monteith on his birthday

Monteith would have been 33.


Rae Votta


Published May 11, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 8:55 pm CDT

The curtains may have closed on Glee, but that didn’t stop star Lea Michele from tweeting in honor of her late ex-boyfriend and costar Cory Montieth on Monday.

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Michele tweeted in honor of her late boyfriend’s 33rd birthday, amid a day of promoting her new Fox show, Scream Queens

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Monteith died in July 2013 from a drug overdose before the fifth season of Glee began filming. Monteith and Michele were both part of an on-screen and off-screen romance.

Fellow Glee star Mark Salling also commemorated the day with a tweet, as well as many fans.

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*First Published: May 11, 2015, 8:55 pm CDT