It is rapidly approaching the anniversary of Cory Monteith’s death and its clear that Lea Michele is moving on from Monteith in the healthiest way possible. By living her life and pursuing her career. Lea is also refusing to live in the past although she is not afraid to talk about it or write about it.
While the Independent Spirit Awards paid tribute to the passing of three entertainment professionals who made an impact in the world of independent films, the cause of death for Philip Seymour Hoffman was revealed to be similar to that of John Belushi. A toxic mixture of heroin and cocaine – otherwise known as a “speedball” combined with amphetamine, and benzodiazepine all contributed to the award winning actor’s accidental demise.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Greenwich Village apartment with a needle still in his arm and surrounded by bags of heroin on Sunday February 2; the second actor to die from this drug, Cory Monteith died last year on July 13 both men are connected through a singular problem; addiction. There was 15 years between them, Monteith was 31 years-old when he died and Hoffman 46. One was on his way up and Hoffman was well established as a masterful actor on stage and screen. The common theme that both shared was their addictive craving for drugs and their solitary deaths.
Cory Monteith’s tragic overdose of heroin and alcohol in a deserted Vancouver hotel room threw Hollywood into a maelstrom of shock and grief. Producers of the popular Fox Network television show, Glee, were caught in a difficult position.
Cory Monteith’s overdose from heroin and alcohol in a Vancouver, Canada Hotel room on July 13 sent shockwaves throughout Hollywood. Monteith’s death also destroyed his girlfriend Lea Michele, who played his girlfriend in the popular Fox Network program Glee. Fans of the show were distraught at the loss of the Glee quarterback turned performer.