Lea Michele, star in hit TV show "Glee" has released a statement following the tragic death of her boyfriend Cory Monteith. She requested for privacy following the sudden death of her boyfriend through her representative.
"We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea's privacy during this devastating time" 26-year-old Michele's representative told People.
Monteith, 31, was found dead in a Vancouver hotel on Saturday, People magazine reported. Michele had supported Monteith's decision to enter rehab for substance addiction on March 31.
For his part, Monteith, a Canada native, was visiting his mother in t he Vancouver area at the time of his death.
Cory had been in his luxury hotel room with friends on Friday evening before heading out for the night. Lea is not believed to have been with him.
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