A tearful Lea Michele makes her first public appearance after Cory Monteith’s death.
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In the latest celebrity update, Lea Michele dedicated her Teen Choice Award to her late beau and Glee co-star Cory Monteith on Sunday August 11, 2013.
The singer-actress courageous the red carpet with a smile at the 2013 ceremony, held at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles.
She later went on stage to receive the award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy.
Apparently, she had a tearful speech and thanked fans for their full support in the wake of Cory’s sudden death last month.
“Thank you guys. Thank you. I just wanted to be here today to personally thank all of you and tell everyone out there how much you love and support has meant to me over these very past few difficult weeks. Not that I had any doubt before, but you guys are most certainly the greatest fans in the world and I wanted to dedicate this award to Cory,” she said.
The 26 years old also confessed that she is still in the stage of struggling to cope in the wake of Cory’s death.
She also said that Cory’s memory will always stay with her, as it will with the late actor’s many fans and loved ones.
“For all of you out there who loved and admired Cory as much as I did, I promise that with your love we’re going to get through this together. He was very special to me and also to the world. We were very lucky to witness his incredible talent, his handsome smile, and his beautiful heart. So whether you knew him personally or just as Finn Hudson, Cory reached out and he became a part of all of our hearts and that’s where he will stay forever. So thank you guys so much. Thank you,” She said.
In fact, the Teen Choice Awards marked Lea’s first public appearance since Cory’s death.
Meanwhile, the actor, who played Finn Hudson on Glee, passed away from a heroin overdose on July 13 in a Vancouver, Canada hotel room and he was only 31 years old.