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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.

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

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.

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

Lea Michele Teases Her New Album With New Song, 'Battlefield' [Listen]


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Lea Michele has had a difficult year to deal with in 2013, but has managed to put her heartbreak and emotional stress at bay long enough to concentrate on her professional career. In addition to her acting work, Lea has also been hard at work on her first solo album, Louder, and today we got to listen to our second teaser for the album.

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Michele's 2013 has been a rollercoaster ride

'Battlefield' is a piano-led ballad that details an intense and excruciating break up. The track is the follow-up glimpse at Louder, with Michele initially releasing her first single from the album online earlier this month. The Sia-penned 'Cannonball' has already proved to be a hit online, with live versions of the song amassing nearly one million views alone, but is currently a sleeper on the charts, only rising as high as No. 75 on the US Billboard Hot 100, although that figure is expected to rise once the video and album has been released.

Continue reading: Lea Michele Teases Her New Album With New Song, 'Battlefield' [Listen]

Cory Monteith's Original Character Ending Revealed In Ryan Murphy Eulogy


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When the late Cory Monteith was taken from the lives of the fans, cast and makers of hit musical television show Glee after his July death, plenty more headlines were devoted to how the character would suddenly be written out than how show creator Ryan Murphy had originally intended for the series to end.

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Cory Monteith's Death Tore A Hole In The Close-Knit 'Glee' Cast.

Monteith died in a Vancouver hotel room aged 31 after using heroin mixed with alcohol, leaving a deep rift of sorrow within the Glee cast. Monteith's jock-turned-Glee singer Finn Hudson was a key character on the show and his on screen relationship with co-star Lea Michele mirrored real life.

Continue reading: Cory Monteith's Original Character Ending Revealed In Ryan Murphy Eulogy

Lea Michele Opens Up About Cory Monteith's Passing In Touching Interview


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Five months after the untimely death of actor Cory Monteith, his Glee co-star and girlfriend both on and off screen Lea Michele has finally opened up about the passing and explained how she has coped with her grief. Appearing on The Ellen Degeneres Show this week, the actress told Ellen that she has been slowly moving on from the passing, as that is what Cory would have wanted her to do.

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Lea and Cory were very much in love before his passing

The 27-year-old actress went on to explain how, even to this day, she is trying to cope with the loss and described the immense heartache and confusion she felt and still feels now. In spite of her grief, Michele told Ellen that she knew she couldn't dwell on Monteith's passing because it would bring her too far down. Instead she has focused all her energy on her career as she tries to do her best for Cory, to do his memory right.

Continue reading: Lea Michele Opens Up About Cory Monteith's Passing In Touching Interview

Lea Michele Shows Off Music Video Snaps As She Goes Solo


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For someone who lost her boyfriend barely four months ago, Lea Michele has been inspiringly productive. The Glee actress has been seen recently flaunting her body in Elle Magazine, partying with The Muppets, attending rehearsals for her upcoming 2014 solo album and now has filmed her first music video.


Continue reading: Lea Michele Shows Off Music Video Snaps As She Goes Solo

Lea Michele Says Kate Hudson Came To The Rescue After Cory's Death


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Lea Michele has opened up about how co-star Kate Hudson took care of her during the days following the death of her on and off-screen boyfriend Cory Monteith.

It's been almost four months since the 31-year-old 'Glee' star was discovered dead in his hotel room following an overdose, and his partner Lea has been forced to stay strong in the face of the prying media. It hasn't been easy, however, as avoiding reporters was almost impossible in the wake of the incident and so she was forced to ring her trusted friend Kate Hudson who was only too happy to help.

"I called her and said, I don't know where I'm going to go because my house is swarmed [with reporters]" Lea told Elle in an interview for their December issue. "She was like, 'Oh, you're going to stay at my house'. Like it was nothing."

Continue reading: Lea Michele Says Kate Hudson Came To The Rescue After Cory's Death

'Glee' Bids Emotional Farewell To Cory Monteith In Memorial Episode


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On Thursday, 10 October, Cory Monteith was remembered by those who perhaps knew him better than anyone else, as he and his character, Finn Hudson, was remembered in an emotional tribute episode of the Fox musical-comedy. The long-awaited episode came early into the latest season of Glee, which was pushed back a week in order to accomodate the passing of Monteith and in preparation for the memorial episode, The Quarterback.

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Cory died of an overdose of heroin and champagne in June

The handling of the episode has been in discussion since it was announced that series creator Ryan Murphy was planning on making a tribute episode, and last night viewers got to see how delicately the show's writers and cast said farewell to their departed singing quarterback. There was no shortage of emotion, as Finn was written out of the show too, but rather than dwelling on his death the episode reflected on the aftermath of his passing, and featured no funeral or dramatisation of Finn's death. This gave the writers a chance to not disclose how Finn died, but made his death a real experience nonetheless.

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Final Coroner's Report Released On Cory Monteith's Death


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The final coroner's report on Cory Monteith's death was released yesterday (3rd October). The 31-year-old Glee star was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on 13th July where he had overdosed on a mix of heroin and alcohol. The report provides further details into the cause and the scene of his death.

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Cory Monteith was found dead in his hotel room in July.

It seems Monteith had been shooting heroin and drinking champagne in the hours before his death. His body was found in his room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver, shortly before noon after the actor failed to check out. According to the report (obtained by TMZ) two empty champagne bottles were found in the room in addition to drug paraphernalia. The latter included a "spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle."

Continue reading: Final Coroner's Report Released On Cory Monteith's Death

Cory Monteith's Cause Of Death? Heroin And Champagne


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Cory Monteith, the Glee actor found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on July 13, 2013, died after taking heroin and drinking champagne, according to the final coroner's report obtained by TMZ.com.

The actor was discovered alone in the room shortly after noon, with responders arriving at the scene discovering a "spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle." They also found 2 empty champagne bottles and glasses.

The corner lists Monteith's official cause of death as "mixed drug toxicity, involving intravenous heroin use combined with the ingestion of alcohol," though also notes, "had a history of illicit drug use with intermittent periods of rehabilitation and of abstinence from drugs."

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Coroner's Report Confirms That Cory Monteith Died Following Heroin & Alcohol Cocktail


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Cory Monteith was apparently injecting himself with heroin whilst downing glasses of champagne before he died, with the combination of the two ultimately working against him and leading to his untimely death. The Glee star passed away on 13 July at a hotel in Vancouver, Canada when his body was found alone in his room after missing check-out. He is predicted to have died earlier that morning.

A coroners report into the death has since been gathered and was obtained by TMZ on Wednesday (2 Oct.), who made the details of the report public. In the report, it states that Cory was found by paramedics, who noticed a "spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle" near his dead body. The report then goes on to state that 2 empty champagne bottles were also found scattered around the room and used glasses.

The official cause of death, listed by the coroner, has been confirmed as "mixed drug toxicity, involving intravenous heroin use combined with the ingestion of alcohol."

Continue reading: Coroner's Report Confirms That Cory Monteith Died Following Heroin & Alcohol Cocktail

Coroner's Report Confirms Corey Monteith Died Of Heroine Injection And Consumption Of Alcohol


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The long awaited coroner's report of the late 'Glee' star, Corey Monteith, has been released and shows he was shooting heroine and downing champagne on the night of his death.

The actor's body was discovered in a Vancouver hotel room by staff after he failed to check out on July 13th 2013.

TMZ first reported the release final coroner's report, which stated he had died from "intravenous heroin use combined with the ingestion of alcohol".

Continue reading: Coroner's Report Confirms Corey Monteith Died Of Heroine Injection And Consumption Of Alcohol

Heather Morris & Taylor Hubbell Welcome A Son, Elijah


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Heather Morris, best known for playing Brittany S. Pears in Glee, gave birth to a baby boy on Saturday (28th September). The 26-year-old actress and her long-term partner Taylor Hubbell, a former baseball player, decided to name their son Elijah.

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Taylor Hubbell and Heather Morris welcomed a son on Saturday 28th September.

The couple have been dating met in 2008 (despite attending the same high school) and Elijah is their first child, Us Weekly reported. Morris will not be appearing in season five of Glee, so it may be that she decides to focus on family life. This would certainly support what Morris said of her relationship and home life in a 2011 interview with Fitness magazine. The Glee star stated "I want to marry Taylor and have kids with him. I love acting, but if it affects my relationship, then I won't continue." 

Continue reading: Heather Morris & Taylor Hubbell Welcome A Son, Elijah

Neil Patrick Harris Relishing Hosting Duties Ahead Of Sunday's Emmy Awards


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Neil Patrick Harris will look to further his claim as a natural awards show host when he takes to the stage at the 65th Annual Emmy Awards this Sunday, 22 September. Having built up an impressive resume already as co-host of the awards in 2009 and as a four-time host of the Tony Awards, the How I Met Your Mother star needed no incentive to take on the challenge of hosting the Emmy's this year.

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Harris is relishing the chance to host the Emmy's again

"I love TV and the motley crew of people that are part of it," Harris told reporters on Wednesday as the red carpet was laid out in front of Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre ahead of Sunday's ceremony. As the host of the celebration of television, you can bet that NPH had praise for the current crop of shows looking to be honoured at the awards show. He continued, in reference to the wide-ranging scope of shows up for awards, "I think that makes for a better viewing experience of television than ever, and I'm happy to be the guy in charge of honoring that."(via USA Today)

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Stevie Nicks Has A Lot Of Time For Beyonce Because She's "Not Skanky"


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Beyoncé Knowles Carter is never going to be an artist lacking in fans, and even the artists who may have influenced the 'Grown Woman' singer are full of praise for her, namely, Stevie Nicks. The Fleetwood Mac singer was speaking with The Telegraph recently about the latest Fleetwood reunion, when she gave Bey a glowing review for her level head and the way she handles fame and presents herself to her many adoring fans.

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Nicks is a fan of Beyoncé as a person and musician

"Beyoncé's great. She's got her alter ego [Sasha Fierce], but Beyoncé the girl, the woman, is very sweet and nice and polite," Nicks told the paper. She went on to add that the singer has remained herself since she burst on to the music scene in 1998 with Destiny's Child, and that after she met the star in 2001 on the set of the Destiny's Child music video for 'Bootylicious,' Stevie was overwhelmed by how down to Earth the singer was. She continued, "She's a good role model. She's not skanky. I'm glad we have her."

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Glee's Jane Lynch Talks Monteith Tribute, Arrival Of Demi Lovato


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Glee goes on: actress Jane Lynch has spoken of her feelings towards the fifth - said to be final - series of the high school TV show. Speaking at the Television Academy Performers Peer Group Reception, the 53 year-old said that it's not going to be an easy ride for any of the cast or crew to bid a final farewell to Cory Monteith who was found dead at 31 after a drugs overdose, reports E!.

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Jane Lynch Has Described The Cory Monteith Tribute Episode As "Beautiful."

The actress tweeted yesterday (21st Aug) "Just read Cory Monteith memorial episode. Most beautiful thing. Thank you, @MrRPMurphy @BFalchuk Ian Brennan." Glee creator Ryan Murphy revealed this week that despite rumours, the final episode would not have Monteith's Finn Hudson written out of the show by a drugs overdose.

Continue reading: Glee's Jane Lynch Talks Monteith Tribute, Arrival Of Demi Lovato

Why Won't Cory Monteith Be Killed Off By Drugs Overdose On Glee?


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Glee's Ryan Murphy has revealed his ideas for writing out Cory Monteith's character, Finn Hudson, including a fatal drugs overdose. However, the showrunner told Deadline how the musical show's producers decided against the controversial storyline that would mirror the actor's real-life death.

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Cory Monteith Died After An Overdose But His Character Finn Will Not Suffer The Same Fate.

The show, that will return for a fifth season on 26th September, suddenly had to deal with Monteith's absence after the 31 year-old actor was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room last month after heroin and alcohol abuse.

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Cory Monteith's Final Role In 'McCanick' Will Premiere At The Toronto Film Festival


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Cory Monteith was filming parts for two different movies prior to his untimely death in July, and each of these films will be airing next month at the Toronto Film Festival. The film creating the most buzz out of the two, McCanick, is the story of a narcotics detective who becomes obsessed with tracking down a recently released drugs felon, Simon Weeks (Monteith), and it is already being touted as the best performance of Monteith's unfortunately short career. His other film, the ensemble drama All the Wrong Reasons, will also premiere in Toronto.

Monteith plays a "lost soul" searching the streets of Philadelphia following his release from prison, with Eugene 'Mack' McCanick (David Morse) tracking his every move with the help of his partner Floyd (Mike Vogel). Set over the course of one long, hot summers day in Philly, the reason behind his obsession only becomes clear as he draws ever closer to the unsuspecting Weeks - who knows more about McCanick that either would like to admit.

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Teen Choice Awards 2013: Lea Michelle Wins Choice Comedy Actress And Pays Tribute To Cory Monteith [Video]


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At the Teen Choice Awards, held on Sunday 11th August, Lea Michele dedicated her award to Cory Monteith. Michele won the award for Choice Actress in a Comedy for her role as Rachel Berry in Glee.

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Lea Michele at the unveiling of the redesigned Aqua Star Pool By Estee Stanley at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills.

Michele lost her boyfriend and Glee co-star over a month ago and has attempted to remain out of the public eye since. Monteith died on July 13th, aged just 31, he was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room. The British Columbia coroner ruled his cause of death was a lethal mix of heroin and alcohol.

Continue reading: Teen Choice Awards 2013: Lea Michelle Wins Choice Comedy Actress And Pays Tribute To Cory Monteith [Video]

2013 Teen Choice Awards: On The Red Carpet And Highlights


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The 2013 Teen Choice was held last night, Sunday 11th August, at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City. The event was star studded with attendees photographed on the red carpet including Selena Gomez, Lucy Hale, Brittany Snow, Michelle Rodriguez, Chloe Grace Moretz, Cher Lloyd and Naya Rivera.

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Selena Gomez on the red carpet.

The Teen Choice Awards are an annual event held to celebrate what teenagers think deserves recognition from the world of film, TV, fashion and music. It was first held in 1999 and has gradually grown increasing popular with the passing years. This year, according to the Teen Choice Award Website, over 150 million teenagers voted on the various categories. 

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Cory Monteith Saturday 6th August 2011 The world premiere of 'Glee: The 3D Concert Movie' held at the Regency Village Theatre - Arrivals Los Angeles, California

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Cory Monteith Monday 16th May 2011 FOX upfront presentation - Arrivals New York City, USA

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Cory Monteith - Sunday 29th August 2010 at Emmy Awards Los Angeles, California

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Cory Monteith Monday 14th September 2009 2009 Fox Fall Eco-Casino party held at the BOA steakhouse Los Angeles, California

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Cory Monteith Tuesday 8th September 2009 Premiere of Fox's 'Glee' at Willows Community School - Arrivals Culver City, California

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Cory Monteith

Date of birth

11th May, 1982

Date of death

13th July, 2013

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

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