Lea Michele and Cory Monteith, stars of TV series Glee, were in a relationship right up until Cory's tragic death in July 2013. Lea Michele's new song "Hey You," which is part of her album Places, talks about the final days of someone she loves, and how she would give anything to get those days back. Is the song a tribute to her relationship with Cory? As Lea explains, while the album's lyrics were inspired by her personal journals, she doesn't name Cory specifically - but admits the songs were therapeutic for her.
Lea Michele, who is now 3o-years-old, began her career as an actress on Broadway. She is mostly known, however, for her role as Rachel Berry on the TV series Glee. It was on Glee where Lea got to know Cory Monteith, who played Finn Hudson on the show - the popular quarterback who discovered his love for singing and performing. During 2012, Lea and Cory started dating, But on July 13, 2013, Cory was found dead in his hotel room from a lethal combination of heroin and alcohol. He was 31-years-old when he died.