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Jane Lynch Calls 'Glee's' Tribute Episode To Cory Monteith 'Beautiful'

August 22nd, 2013 1:01pm EDT
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The Cory Monteith tribute episode of "Glee" is "beautiful," according to the late actor's co-star Jane Lynch. Monteith died on July 31 in Vancouver, Canada, from a heroin and alcohol overdose.

Lynch, who plays tough-talking cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on the show, read the script for the emotional episode for the first time on Wednesday and is pleased with the way the show's creators and writers have decided to say goodbye to Monteith's character Finn Hudson.

Lynch tweeted to fans: "Just read Cory Monteith memorial episode. Most beautiful thing. Thank you, @MrRPMurphy @BFalchuk Ian B...
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A.M. Roundup: Chris Brown Cancels Canadian Shows, 'True Blood' Recap, Demi Lovato Joins 'Glee'

August 20th, 2013 10:36am EDT
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Chris Brown has pulled out of a string of concerts in Canada after his recent health scare. The star suffered from a non-epileptic seizure (NES) earlier this month because of all the recent stress in his life from court cases and backlash from the press. (story)

Lady Gaga dropped the video for her new single, "Applause", on Monday -- her first promo in over two years. The new video is a hot mess, with lots of flashing lights, and a very scantily-clad Mother Monster gyrating throughout. (watch it here)

Demi Lovato is heading back to TV. The actress will join the cast of hit FOX show "Glee"...
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Demi Lovato To Appear In Multiple 'Glee' Episodes

August 19th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
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Demi Lovato is returning to her TV roots - she has signed on to no less than six episodes of the hit FOX show Glee.

TVLine reports that the soon-to-be 21 year-old will play a struggling artist named Dani who will be friends with Lea Michele's Rachel and Naya Rivera's Santana. She's also reportedly set to have a few songs with Adam Lambert, who announced he was joining the show earlier this year. Lambert tweeted after hearing the news, "@ddlovato I just heard the news! Excited to sing w you girl!"

The site reports that the deal will work with her X Factor duties and she's set to debut in t...
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Rumor Patrol: Hayden Panettiere Engaged, Miss Teen USA Nude Photo Scandal, More

August 17th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
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You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Hayden Panettiere Is Engaged: After getting back together with boxer Wladimir Klitschko, it appears Hayden is getting ready to settle down - and is now sporting a giant rock on her ring finger to prove it. She was spotted at LAX with the telling jewelry.

Verdict: Unknown. Hayden has been extremely private with her relationship with Wladimir this time around; I t took almost a month before she confirmed...
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Lea Michele Tweets Pensive Photo From 'Glee' Set

August 7th, 2013 6:00pm EDT
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Lea Michele is diving into her work following the accidental overdose of her boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith last month. The actress tweeted a photo of herself on the set of "Glee" with the caption: "Feels so good to be home…#GleeSeason5."

Indeed the set of the FOX show must be like a second home for the actress, who starred alongside Monteith for four seasons. The actor died of a lethal mix of heroin and alcohol in Vancouver, Canada, on July 13.

In the photo, Michele looks pensive as she sits on a trunk in a bedroom.

After a period of mourning, Michele returned to Twitter on July 29...
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'Glee' Producers Will Bid Farewell To Cory Monteith's Character In Third Episode Of New Season

August 2nd, 2013 6:13pm EDT
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Cory Monteith's shocking and untimely death will be addressed in the third episode of the upcoming season of Glee.

According to Fox entertainment head Kevin Reilly, the actor's character, Finn Hudson, appears in the first two episodes of the season -- both Beatles tributes -- that were filmed before the actor's death, and the third will officially bid farewell to the character and actor.

"The third episode will write Finn out of the show," Reilly says. "That episode will deal directly with the incidents involved with Cory's passing and the drug abuse in particular."

But Reilly wouldn't s...
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Fox Will Address Cory Monteith's Death In 'Glee' Episode, Feature Anti-Drug PSAs

August 1st, 2013 3:45pm EDT
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Fox Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly met the Television Critics Association today for an executive session. Addressing the death of Cory Monteith and Glee’s plans to write him out of the show, Reilly revealed additional plans to have the Glee cast record public service announcements to illuminate the sort of drug problems that claimed Monteith’s life.

“Ryan is going to shoot some PSAs with the cast,” Reilly said. “Cast members as friends of his are going to speak directly to the audience. I think they’re going to be very, very impactful. What everybody knows is you see some people strug...
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Mike O'Malley Praises Cory Monteith, Plans To Return to 'Glee' For Finn's Funeral

July 27th, 2013 4:30pm EDT
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Glee fans know Mike O’Malley as Kurt's (Chris Colfer) father, a single dad who dated Finn's (Cory Monteith) mother. O’Malley has a new show on NBC, Welcome to the Family, and when NBC presented the show to the Television Critics Association, O’Malley shared his thoughts on Monteith's death and plans to appear in the Glee episode about Finn's funeral.

“I hope to," O'Malley said. "I’m here doing Welcome to the Family and we shoot one episode five days a week, but Burt is a very, very important role to me. It’s been a great, great part and I’ve said to all those guys I’ll work early in the mo...
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Lea Michele, 'Glee' Cast Hold Memorial For Cory Monteith

July 26th, 2013 11:02am EDT
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The cast of "Glee" honored late star Cory Monteith at a memorial on Thursday. The actor's girlfriend, Lea Michele, and show creator Ryan Murphy invited cast and crew to join them and share their memories of Monteith at the tribute event.

20th Century Fox Television executives issued the statement: "Today, 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.
 
"We thank the public for their continued outpouring of love and support as ...
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'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy Credits Lea Michele For Saving The Series

July 23rd, 2013 9:11am EDT
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Following the death of Cory Monteith earlier this month, "Glee" creator Ryan Murphy considered canceling the new season of the series to let the cast and crew mourn the death of the actor. However, Monteith's girlfriend and co-star Lea Michele insisted that the show must go on.

Murphy explained: "(She's) the strongest 26 year old I know... (She) felt that the best thing for the cast and crew was to be together... She's trying to look out for 500 other people who have mortgages to pay and families to feed."

He told the Hollywood Reporter: "Ultimately, we decided the best thing for everyone...
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'Glee' Season Premiere Delayed Following Cory Monteith's Death

July 20th, 2013 4:07pm EDT
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Glee is delaying its upcoming season following the tragic death of late castmember Cory Monteith.

The series was due to air the premiere of its upcoming season on September 19, but instead the show will begin September 27. The production of the show was due to begin sometime in August, but that has also been pushed back.

Fox released the following statement:

"In light of the tragic passing of beloved Glee cast member Cory Monteith, the series’ executive producers, 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company have jointly decided to delay the start of production of Glee until ...
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Cory Monteith Cremated, Friends To Hold Special Memorial At His L.A. Home Tonight

July 19th, 2013 5:04pm EDT
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Friends of late Glee star Cory Monteith have planned a special private memorial at his Los Angeles home on Friday night.

"It's at his house," a source tells In Touch magazine. "The invite was informal - just a Facebook message telling us to come to the house at night. Everyone is going to tell funny stories and bring photos."

Monteith's mother Ann had the star's body cremated on Tuesday, angering his estranged father, who didn't have a chance to view his son's body one last time.

"I always loved both my sons and am going to miss Cory very very much. I'm saddened at the fact that I couldn...
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Cory Monteith Records Message To Fan In What's Believed To Be His Final Video Appearance

July 19th, 2013 3:54pm EDT
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Cory Monteith recorded a video message to one of his fans while on a flight to Japan last month, and the footage is believe to be the late actor's final filmed appearance.

The Glee star was asked by a flight attendant to record a short message for her boyfriend's daughter, and Cory happily obliged.

"Mallory, hey, I'm Cory," he says. "...I wanted to record this video for you guys just to let you know to stay out of trouble and stay in school."

Monteith died over the weekend in Vancouver, Canada from a deadly mix of heroin and alcohol. His body was found when he missed the hotel's checkout...
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'Glee' Producers Hold Back Start Of Season Five Filming To Rewrite Story Following Cory Monteith's Death

July 19th, 2013 12:33pm EDT
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Producers of Fox's hit show Glee have pushed back the start of filming for the show's upcoming fifth season two weeks in order to rewrite actor Cory Monteith's storyline.

Monteith died of a heroine overdose over the weekend, forcing writers to re-do the "massive storyline" that involved his character Finn Hudson. A source told In Touch Weekly that the plotline was a major part of the story and was set to "happen right at the start of the season.

“Everyone on the show was told they were taking a 2 week hiatus until [the producers] figure out what they want to do," the source revealed.

"Th...
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Cory Monteith's Autopsy Results Show Star Died Of Heroin & Alcohol Overdose

July 17th, 2013 1:46am EDT
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Results of the toxicology tests done during the autopsy of late Glee star Cory Monteith, which were released on Tuesday, show that the actor died from a mix of alcohol and "primarily" heroin.

"Post-mortem testing, which included an autopsy and toxicological analyzis, found that Mr. Monteith, aged 31, died of a mixed drug toxicity, involving heroin and alcohol," the official report from the British Columbia Coroner's Service reads.

"The investigation into this death by the BC Coroners Service is continuing, and no other details are available at this time," the . It should be noted that at ...
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The Morning Roundup: Cory Monteith Mourned, Halle Berry Weds, Carly Rae Jepson's First Pitch

July 15th, 2013 10:39am EDT
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“Glee” star Cory Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on Saturday afternoon. The 31-year-old actor’s body was discovered by hotel staff when he failed to check out. Monteith reportedly went out with friends Friday night and returned to his room alone, according to the hotel's video surveillance system. The actor spent a month in rehab this Spring and has had troubles with substance abuse in the past, but no official ruling on the cause of death has been determined or speculated. An autopsy will be performed today to determine how he died. (story)

Lea Michele, who dated her o...
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Stars Tweet In Response To Cory Monteith's Tragic Death

July 14th, 2013 8:57am EDT
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As the news spreads of the sudden and shocking death of Cory Monteith, stars continue to pay tribute by tweeting their prayers and sympathies for the fallen “Glee” star.

Monteith, who played Finn Hudson on the hit Fox show was found dead in his hotel room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver on Saturday afternoon. Police say there was no indication of foul play and that an autopsy will be performed to determine cause of death.

As stars wake up, they continue to tweet there reaction to the tragic news. Katy Perry, Rihanna, and even Glee's official twitter page have tweeted in re...
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'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Dead At 31

July 14th, 2013 6:30am EDT
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“Glee” star Cory Monteith, 31, has died, CNN.com reports.  Monteith’s body was discovered Saturday afternoon in a Vancouver hotel room after he missed check-out.  While authorities do not suspect foul play, an autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death.  

“We are deeply saddened by this tragic news.  Cory was an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person. He was a true joy to work with and we will all miss him tremendously. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones,” Fox and 20th Century Fox Television said in a statement.  

The Canadian singer-acto...
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Adam Lambert Joining The Cast Of 'Glee'

July 11th, 2013 2:40pm EDT
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Adam Lambert is joining the cast of Glee for its upcoming fifth season, according to the show's creator Ryan Murphy

Murphy tweeted the news on Wednesday, wrigint, "I am thrilled to announce that the super talented Adam Lambert is joining the cast of Glee this fall."

The American Idol season eight runner-up re-tweeted Murphy's message, adding, "I'm so excited!! ;) "

So far there's no word on what Lambert's role will be on the show or whether his character will be a series regular or just a recurring spot.

Fox recently confirmed that series regulars Heather Morris, Amber Riley, Mark Salli...
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8 Reasons Why We Admire Darren Criss

July 5th, 2013 11:00am EDT
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This summer has been a busy one for “Glee” heartthrob Darren Criss. As he wraps up his sold-out 16-city tour and prepares for his upcoming big screen debut in “Girl Most Likely,” out nationwide July 19, 2013, Darren has managed to find time to capture our hearts. Here are eight reasons why we admire him:

1. He’s a wanted man but still manages to stay humble about his increasing success and fame. When Darren first announced his intention of going on tour this summer, fans across the nation scrambled to purchase the hottest ticket in town. Despite the pressure of having thousands of adoring ...
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'Glee' Finale Recap: Blaine, Rachel And Co. Give 'All Or Nothing'

May 10th, 2013 8:58am EDT
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The season finale of “Glee” featured big guest stars, a big audition and a big competition—but the overall episode was a tad underwhelming and left some burning questions unanswered.

One of these major unanswered questions is in regards to Rachel and her big Broadway audition: Did she get the part? Despite being the show’s leading lady, Lea Michele was noticeably absent for most of the episode. As Rachel, she gave a tearjerker of a performance for her final “Funny Girl” callback, but there are no clues that indicate the role is hers.

The start of the episode found Brittany in meeting with...
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5 Things You Need To Know About The 'Glee' Season Finale

May 7th, 2013 1:00pm EDT
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Gleeks the world over are heartbroken at the idea of spending the next several months without their "Glee" fix. Luckily the show has been picked up for seasons 5 and 6, so we do have at least two more years of singing and dancing to look forward to. But what can we expect in the May 9 season finale? Check out these spoilers to find out what's about to go down.

1) Blaine Goes Ring Shopping

Even without Burt's blessing, it looks like Blaine is planning to pop the question to Kurt. Patty Duke guest stars to offer him some words of wisdom when Blaine hits the jewelry store to buy an engageme...
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National Teacher Day: Our Favorite Onscreen Teachers

May 7th, 2013 8:00am EDT
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May 7, 2013 marks National Teacher Day, and to honor those who have educated and inspired us, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite onscreen teachers.

Dewey Finn (Jack Black), “School of Rock” (2003)

Dewey Finn may have been a rowdy, unemployed wannabe rock star, but after scheming his way into the classroom he became a new kind of role model. Dewey taught his students the true meaning of rock ‘n’ roll and encouraged them to rock out in every aspect of their lives.

Memorable Quote: “I have been touched by your kids... and I'm pretty sure that I've touched them.”

Jaime Escalante (...
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5 Season Finale Spoilers You Need To Know: 'Scandal,' 'Castle' And More

May 6th, 2013 3:02pm EDT
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With roughly two weeks left before the final curtain of the 2012-2013 television season, avid television fans are bound to be curious about the finales of their favorite shows.  I, your faithful TV addict, am here to guide through the minefield of deaths, break-ups, and the cliffhangers that will haunt you all summer.  Here are five spoilers you need to know on “Scandal,” “Castle” and more…

Scandal

Shonda Rhimes’ twisty, crazy, sexy sudser has turned in two fantastic seasons packed with “WTF?” twists, and the May 16 finale will reportedly out scandal “Scandal.”  Not only will Albatros...
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'Glee' Recap: 'Wonder-Ful' News All Around

May 3rd, 2013 9:12am EDT
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This week’s “Glee” highlighted a couple of big-named actresses and brought three McKinley graduates back to the choir room and. The episode began with a phone call between Rachel and Mr. Schuester. Rachel wanted to inform Will of her second callback for the role of Fanny Price in an upcoming Broadway revival of “Funny Girl,” and she sweetly thanked him for being the first person to believe in her talents. Hearing Rachel’s wonderful news, along with the news of his re-engagement to Emma, prompted Will to dedicate the week to all-things “Wonder-ful,” with the musical stylings of Stevie Wonder...
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Chord Overstreet Leaves Hospital After Mystery Illness

May 1st, 2013 4:05pm EDT
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Glee star Chord Overstreet is recovering at home after he was hospitalized with an unknown illness this week.

On Tuesday, the 24-year-old actor was admitted to a medical facility and underwent a lumbar puncture, a procedure which collects spinal fluid to aid diagnosis of illnesses such as meningitis.

He took to his Twitter.com page to post a photo of himself hooked up to an intravenous drip, writing, "Had to get a spinal tap in the hospital. Not fun! Hate being this sick..."

Overstreet later returned to assure fans he was feeling better, adding, "Got out of the hospital late last nigh...
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'Glee' Recap: 'Lights Out' Leaves Lots Of Unanswered Questions

April 26th, 2013 7:40pm EDT
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Revealing storylines, ballet dancers and “catfishing” were at the forefront of this week’s “Glee.” The episode began with a school-wide power outage taking over McKinley, allowing students and staff alike to go a little crazy. I’ve never been to Ohio, but evidently sunshine doesn’t stream through windows, so much of the episode featured students tossing flashlights around and lighting a dangerous amount of candles. With the power outage in full-effect, Will’s weekly one-word lesson became: unplugged. Members of the glee club approached the issue musically and emotionally.

While Sam and Art...
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'Glee' Recap: Sarah Jessica Parker Returns In 'Lights Out'

April 26th, 2013 9:20am EDT
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On this week's "Glee", McKinley gets serious and goes unplugged when a power outage causes the lights in the school to shut off and the Glee clubbers to open up. Ryder shares that he was molested at a child by a teenage babysitter and it has since affected his ability to trust women. Sam and Artie think it's "every teenage boy's fantasy" and completely underestimate the seriousness of the situation. Kitty understands him though - at a dinner at Breadstix with Ryder, she confesses that she was molested by a friend's older brother when she was in sixth grade. The fallout from her trauma was s...
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'Glee' Recap: Sweet Dreams

April 19th, 2013 1:06pm EDT
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This week’s “Glee” opens at the University of Lima, where Finn adjusts to life as a college freshman. This immediately raises a few questions: How could Finn possibly be enrolled in college? Does the university allow students to enroll months after the semester began? “Glee” has always had a problem with realism, but this is a major head-scratcher, seeing as Finn spent the last nine months assisting a high school glee club.

In between classes, study breaks and the occasional Harlem Shake, Finn discovers he has a new roommate: Puck. Though Puck admits he isn’t actually enrolled in the colle...
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'Glee' Star Naya Rivera Gets Naked For Allure Magazine

April 17th, 2013 9:58pm EDT
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Naya Rivera say she wasn't nervous about stripping down for the May issue of Allure magazine, the publication's annual "Naked Truth" special.

"I'm excited to see it—and it's going to be available to the world," she tells the magazine.

The former Hooters waitress also brags about how she gets more attention from women than her boyfriend, thanks to playing lesbian character Santana on Glee.

"It's kind of cool—and it makes me feel like a badass," she says of being a lesbian sex symbol. "I get more girls than my boyfriend. They always tweet me about my booty."

She also has nightmares about ...
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