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At the End, "Glee" Goes Back to the Beginning


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This article is about the Glee finale. If you have not seen the Glee finale and intend to do so (question your life choices now), then go read something else. As for everyone else, did Ryan Murphy and co. just pull a JK Rowling on us? The Glee saga may not have been as epic as Harry Potter, but it sure ended on an equally perfect note.

But let’s start from the beginning – the beginning of the end, if you will. It was a double bill, with the second part flashing forward to the Glee club’s future, while the first... well, this is where the tears started flowing. We got to look back on Rachel, Kurt, Mercedes and Tina’s humble Glee beginnings as we flashed back to the first season – everyone was all green and excited. The obvious problem was that there was no Finn around, but once again, the writers paid dutiful homage to Cory Monteith, alluding to his character at every opportunity.

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Lea Michele's Rachel Berry has definitely mellowed out over the years.

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Fans Bid Farewell To 'Glee' As Series Takes Final Bow After Six Seasons


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It was a triumphant finale for ‘Glee’ on Friday evening, as the popular Fox series waved goodbye after six seasons. The two hour long finale episode titled ‘Dreams Come True’ packed an emotional punch, as viewers were remind of how far the characters had come, as well as being given a glimpse into their futures.

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The show’s first hour focused on the past, looking back to the formation of McKinley High’s Glee club back in 2009. It showed how each of the character fans had grown to love began life on the series as a misunderstood outcast.

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Lea Michele Celebrates 28th Birthday With Gourmet Dinner & Girls Night Out [Pictures]


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Lea Michele celebrated her 28th birthday in style, enjoying a gourmet dinner with friends on Friday (28th August).

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Lea Michele turned 28 on Friday (29th August). 

Read More: Lea Michele's Rachel Berry Will Return To Lead Glee In Final Season.

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Cory Monteith's Father Is Still Mourning The Actor, But Thinks Lea Michele Should Move On


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With the anniversary of Cory Monteith’s death approaching, his family and friends are speaking out about the past year without him. Monteith’s father expressed a particularly touching sentiment in an interview with ET Canada recently. "I still miss him very much and I still have the empty feeling," Joe Monteith said.

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Monteith's death left his family and his girlfriend, Lea Michele, devastated last year.

The actor died last July, after overdosing on heroin and alcohol. In the interview, his father also revealed that he had not been present at Cory’s funeral. "I didn't get to go to his viewing, which would have meant a lot," he said. The reason behind Joe’s absence was that the father and son had been estranged for the past few years, although they had begun to reconnect at the time of Monteith’s death.

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Cory Monteith's Estranged Dad Remembers His Son One Year On From His Tragic Death


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It's been a year to the day since Cory Monteith's premature and tragic death. Yet Cory's memory is alive and well, with the hashtag '1YearWithoutCory' trending on Twitter and media outlets frantically compiling images of the much loved late actor.

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It's been a year to the day since Cory Monteith's death.

Read More: On Cory Monteith's 32nd Birthday, Lea Michele Pays Tribute To Her Late Partner.

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As Cory Monteith's 1 Year Death Anniversary Approaches, Glee's Becca Tobin's Boyfriend Found Dead In Philadelphia


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Matt Bendik, the boyfriend of Glee star Becca Tobin, has been found dead in a Philadelphia hotel room. The body was discovered on Thursday (10th July) and reports of his death have been confirmed by a Philadelphia Medical Examiner. 

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Becca Tobin photographed in Los Angeles in March.

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False Alarm! Lea Michele Is NOT Pregnant, Twitter Account Hacked


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Lea Michele is not pregnant, despite what a Twitter "announcement" this morning seemed to suggest. The singer and actress was the victim of a prank tweet after her account was hacked and an anonymous user pretended to be Michele announcing her pregnancy.

The actress' reps have confirmed that the tweet was a hoax written by a hacker. In a now-deleted message, the hacker wrote in a post that went live at 11:20am: "Before this gets out to the media, I would like to announce to my fans that I am pregnant #BabyBoy."

Though the message was blatantly a little off, plenty of Lea's fans were fooled into thinking it was the Glee star herself making an announcement. The hacking coincides with a similar strike on Michele's co-star Chris Colfer's account where someone wrote that he was leaving the hit musical show.

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Lea Michele Parades New Boyfriend Matthew Paetz During Sunny Hike Date


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Lea Michele is dating again! The Glee actress has stepped out with her first lover since losing her boyfriend Cory Monteith to an overdose nearly a year ago. Michele introduced new man Matthew Paetz to the world with a sunny and carefree park date followed by a hike.

The pair have been rumoured to be dating for a few weeks but seeing them out-and-about being openly intimate confirms their relationship. It has been reported that hunky Paetz used to work as a gigolo for escort service Cowboys4Angels, something that has been neither confirmed nor denied by the company.

Regardless, Paetz is apparently "a very nice guy" who is "a lot of fun" to be around, according to E!'s source. "He is very into being in a relationship and loves being in one. He is the kind of person who will want to be with that person all the time, but in a good way," the source continued, adding "And he is a good listener."

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Lea Michele Still Dating Matthew Paetz Despite Gigolo Rumours?


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Until fairly recently, actors were considered akin to prostitutes. But, now we've overcome the taboo associated with actors, we're still shocked and appalled at the prospect of a seemingly wholesome actress dating someone who may have been a gigolo. Isn't it about time we get over it?

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Lea Michele apparently knows about her new boyfriend's unusual past.

We're not even sure Lea Michele's new boyfriend, Matthew Paetz, is a gigolo. Or, for that matter, if he really is her boyfriend! As usual, we're entirely reliant on insider sources and we all know just how reliable they can be. TMZ broke the news that Paetz allegedly worked as a gigolo and even posted images from his reported escort page. Whilst People spoke to sources who swore Michele and Paetz are definitely together.

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Allegedly, Spending A Week With Lea Michele's New Boyfriend Costs $17500


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Lea Michele's new boyfriend Matthew Paetz is certainly handsome, muscly and. a former gigolo? The former Glee star's love life has been under scrutiny over the last few months as it's almost a year (a month today to be precise) since her boyfriend Cory Monteith tragically died. Although Michele has been keeping her relationship with Paetz quiet, rumours have already begun to circulate which suggest her new beau may have a shady past. 

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Lea Michele has started dating again.

Michele and Paetz are officially a couple, according to People. They met in April on the set of Michele's music video for 'On My Way' in which he appears as an extra, although interestingly does not have the part of Michele's on camera love interest. 

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Lea Michele's Alleged New Love Interest May Have Been (Gasp!) A Male Escort


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Almost a year after Cory Monteith’s death from a drug overdose, Lea Michele might be moving on. According to several news outlets, the Glee actress and singer has a new man in her life, one Matthew Paetz. The two reportedly met on-set for Michele’s latest video, On My Way. Paetz is the dude standing up with Michele in the convertible, by the way, not the video’s main love interests. Also, don’t stand up in convertibles is probably good advice to mention at this point.

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Is Lea Michele dating her On My Way co-star.

"She had just come from Coachella where she was missing Cory incredibly," a source told Us Weekly. "(The video shoot) was a big party and a really therapeutic moment for her."

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'Glee' Season Five Finale Prepares For Time Jump To Last Goodbye


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Last night saw the finale of the sixth season of Fox's hit musical series, Glee. Showrunner Ryan Murphy had promised an "explosive" ending and indeed gleeks of the world were handed a fair surprise or two. However, the thing that was decidedly non-explosive was the series' ratings, which equalled that of Ink Master on Spike and was dwarfed by The Deadliest Catch on Discovery.

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Lea Michele's Rachel Made A Slight Adjustment To Her Acting Dreams In The 'Glee' S5 Finale.

Nevertheless, the series will plough on for one last season next fall and it looks like the troubled Fox show will keep it fresh by giving its characters a whole new set of opportunities. For example, Sam (Chord Overstreet) and Mercedes (Amber Riley) decided to call time on their relationship after Sam kissed another girl.

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On Cory Monteith's 32nd Birthday, Lea Michele Pays Tribute To Her Late Partner


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Sunday, May 11, marked what would have been the 32nd birthday of Glee’s Cory Monteith. The actor died of a heroin overdose in July 2013. His girlfriend on the show and in real life, Lea Michele, posted a tribute to the late actor on twitter this past Sunday. Along with a black and white picture of the pair laughing together, Michele shared the following message: "The biggest heart and most beautiful smile.. In all of our hearts.. We love you so. Happy Birthday."

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10 Months On: Lea Michele Remembers Cory Monteith With Sweet Photo Tribute


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Lea Michele has paid tribute to her late boyfriend, the actor Cory Monteith, in honour of what would have been his 32nd birthday. Monteith died on the 13th July last year after what was found to have been a heroin overdose. He and Michele were co-stars on the popular Fox musical drama, Glee, which paid tribute to its lost in a special farewell episode last year.

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Actress Lea Michele Has Paid A Touching Tribute To Her Late Boyfriend, Cory Monteith.

The 27 year-old singer and actress posted a loving tribute on Twitter, writing "The biggest heart and most beautiful smile.. In all of our hearts.. We love you so. Happy Birthday" to caption a black and white photo of the talented pair sharing a joke.

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And Here's To 100 More "Glee" Episodes With The Same 10 Plotlines


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100 episodes in, the New Directions are under threat and it’s time for a Glee reunion. It’s also apparently time to dig up the oldest story lines from the original ND class, so that Ryan Murphy and Co. can show just how much the characters have not progressed since high school. The songs were good though, so we’ll let them off the hook.

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The battle of the divas... has been going on since season 1.

They had to be good. Not only was this the 100th episode of the Fox show, it was also a chance to pay Finn Hudson (and, by extension, Cory Monteith) one final farewell, it mostly consisted of the cast revisiting old favorites. Two things should come to mind when you read that – Brittany’s Britney Spears hallucination extravaganza and, of course, the one and only, that age-old Glee favorite – Defying Gravity. Both were revisited in the very first fifteen minutes, of course. The Britney act was a sort of Tango-meets-Toxic-meets-burlesque mashup performed by the Unholy Trinity – Britney, Santana and a holier-than-thou Quinn, relishing the chance to get back to her misfit roots. Cool. Great. Seen it before.

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