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Glee star Lea Michele pays tribute to her late boyfriend Cory Monteith on his birthday.
Radar Online reports that Michele posted a picture on her Twitter account on Sunday, May 11 acknowledging what would have been her late boyfriend's 32nd birthday. Michele wrote, "The biggest heart and most beautiful smile.. In all of our hearts.. We love you so. Happy Birthday." Monteith died last July from an overdose on heroin.
The biggest heart and most beautiful smile.. In all of our hearts.. We love you so. Happy Birthday. pic.twitter.com/XzGVu0g5nY
— Lea Michele (@msleamichele) May 11, 2014
Monteith died last July at the age of 31 in Vancouver, Canada. Monteith's history of drugs was very public. Early last year, he was went into rehab, and in a 2011 interview with Parade magazine admitted he started using drugs at 13.
While appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2012, Monteith admitted that he and Michele were dating. Monteith declared, "We are [a couple]. Of course we are." After, Monteith's death, Michele dedicated a speech to him at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards and thanked her fans for their support. Michele noted, "I just wanted to be here today to personally thank all of you and tell everyone out there how much all of your love and support has meant to me over these very past difficult few weeks."
Image courtesy of Lea Michele's Twitter page