Will 'Glee' comply and change its name?
Lea Michele stars on Glee
A High Court judge ruled in favour of Comic Enterprises, the company that runs the comedy and music nights across the Midlands. The chain registered the name as a UK trademark in 1999, a decade before the TV show was created.
Continue reading: TV Show 'Glee' Forced To Change Name After Copyright Dispute
Joe Monteith, the father of Cory Monteith, has described his son as "a likeable young man" a year after his tragic and untimely death. Cory, who was 31 at the time of his death, was best known for his role on Glee as Finn Hudson.
It's been a year to the day since Cory Monteith's premature and tragic death. Yet Cory's memory is alive and well, with the hashtag '1YearWithoutCory' trending on Twitter and media outlets frantically compiling images of the much loved late actor.
It's been a year to the day since Cory Monteith's death.
Lea Michele is not pregnant! The 'Glee' actress confirmed her Twitter account was hacked just days after her co-star Chris Colfer suffered from the same prank.
Lea Michele shocked the world by announcing she was pregnant via Twitter on Friday (4th July). Mere days after stepping out in public for the first time with her boyfriend Matthew Paetz, it appeared the couple were wasting no time in announcing Michele's pregnancy. But, as it transpired, it was all a hoax as Michele's Twitter account had been hacked by an unknown culprit.
Lea Michele confirmed her account had been hacked.
As previously reported, the hacker pretending to be Michele wrote: "Before this gets out to the media, I would like to announce to my fans that I am pregnant #BabyBoy." Soon after the Tweet was posted, Michele deleted it and announced she had been hacked and was certainly not pregnant. In a tweet posted the same day, Michele wrote "I was HACKED! Guess Chris Colfer and I should have known better than to make our passwords the names of our cats."
Continue reading: Second Twitter Hack For 'Glee' Cast: Lea Michele Is Not Pregnant!
Lea Michele is reportedly dating Matthew Paetz, an aspiring actor and model who may have paid the bills by working as a gigolo. Sources are suggesting Michele is aware of Paetz's past and has decided to over look it.
Until fairly recently, actors were considered akin to prostitutes. But, now we've overcome the taboo associated with actors, we're still shocked and appalled at the prospect of a seemingly wholesome actress dating someone who may have been a gigolo. Isn't it about time we get over it?
Lea Michele apparently knows about her new boyfriend's unusual past.
We're not even sure Lea Michele's new boyfriend, Matthew Paetz, is a gigolo. Or, for that matter, if he really is her boyfriend! As usual, we're entirely reliant on insider sources and we all know just how reliable they can be. TMZ broke the news that Paetz allegedly worked as a gigolo and even posted images from his reported escort page. Whilst People spoke to sources who swore Michele and Paetz are definitely together.
Continue reading: Lea Michele Still Dating Matthew Paetz Despite Gigolo Rumours?
Did Ryan Murphy's "explosive" season finale deliver?
Last night saw the finale of the sixth season of Fox's hit musical series, Glee. Showrunner Ryan Murphy had promised an "explosive" ending and indeed gleeks of the world were handed a fair surprise or two. However, the thing that was decidedly non-explosive was the series' ratings, which equalled that of Ink Master on Spike and was dwarfed by The Deadliest Catch on Discovery.
Lea Michele's Rachel Made A Slight Adjustment To Her Acting Dreams In The 'Glee' S5 Finale.
Nevertheless, the series will plough on for one last season next fall and it looks like the troubled Fox show will keep it fresh by giving its characters a whole new set of opportunities. For example, Sam (Chord Overstreet) and Mercedes (Amber Riley) decided to call time on their relationship after Sam kissed another girl.
Continue reading: 'Glee' Season Five Finale Prepares For Time Jump To Last Goodbye
It's a major scalp for the little guy
The long running battle over trademarks between The Glee Club and 20th Century Fox’s Glee has come to a head, and it’s the Glee Club who have proven victorious.
The ramifications for the TV show are quite significant. The show may have to be rebranded – a disastrous thought for the franchise given its established market; merchandise maybe taken off of shelves, while some reports suggest the show might no longer even run in the UK.
Continue reading: Glee (The Show) Loses Major Court Battle With Glee (The Club)
Kate Hudson welcomed Lea Michele into her home with open arms when she had nowhere to go following her boyfriend's death.
It's been almost four months since the 31-year-old 'Glee' star was discovered dead in his hotel room following an overdose, and his partner Lea has been forced to stay strong in the face of the prying media. It hasn't been easy, however, as avoiding reporters was almost impossible in the wake of the incident and so she was forced to ring her trusted friend Kate Hudson who was only too happy to help.
"I called her and said, I don't know where I'm going to go because my house is swarmed [with reporters]" Lea told Elle in an interview for their December issue. "She was like, 'Oh, you're going to stay at my house'. Like it was nothing."
Continue reading: Lea Michele Says Kate Hudson Came To The Rescue After Cory's Death
Julia Robert's sister, Nancy Motes, has spoken to the press claiming the 'Pretty Woman' star bullied her about her weight.
Julia Roberts allegedly bullied her sister, Nancy Motes, and caused her to feel embarrassed of her weight. Motes was 20 stone when she decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery last year. Since the operation she has lost 7 stone.
Julia Roberts at the L.A. premiere of Larry Crowne.
Motes low self-esteem was, allegedly, exacerbated by Roberts who would criticise Motes for her weight. It seems Motes constantly felt as though she was being compared to her sister. On the subject she said "I think growing up as Pretty Woman's little sister has definitely made me try to see the person inside and not the person outside. A lot of my life I felt judged for my weight."
Lea Michele spoke for the first time in public of her late boyfriend and former 'Glee' co-star Cory Monteith. She won the award for Choice Actress in a Comedy and in a heartfelt speech thanked fans for their support.
Lea Michele at the unveiling of the redesigned Aqua Star Pool By Estee Stanley at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills.
Michele lost her boyfriend and Glee co-star over a month ago and has attempted to remain out of the public eye since. Monteith died on July 13th, aged just 31, he was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room. The British Columbia coroner ruled his cause of death was a lethal mix of heroin and alcohol.
The 2013 Teen Choice Awards, held last night (11th August) saw the likes of the Twilight cast; Pretty Little Liars; The Vampire Diaries and Glee taking home a full sized surf board as a trophy.
The 2013 Teen Choice was held last night, Sunday 11th August, at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City. The event was star studded with attendees photographed on the red carpet including Selena Gomez, Lucy Hale, Brittany Snow, Michelle Rodriguez, Chloe Grace Moretz, Cher Lloyd and Naya Rivera.
Selena Gomez on the red carpet.
The Teen Choice Awards are an annual event held to celebrate what teenagers think deserves recognition from the world of film, TV, fashion and music. It was first held in 1999 and has gradually grown increasing popular with the passing years. This year, according to the Teen Choice Award Website, over 150 million teenagers voted on the various categories.
Continue reading: 2013 Teen Choice Awards: On The Red Carpet And Highlights
Lea Michele dedicated her Teen Choice Award to Cory Monteith. In her acceptance speech, the Glee star thanked fans for their support and paid tribute to her late boyfriend and co-star.
Lea Michele dedicated her Teen Choice award to her late boyfriend and Glee co-star Cory Monteith. Michele's acceptance speech was tearful but she continued smiling bravely. She said the late actor, who died last month, was "very special"; had a "beautiful heart" and "incredible talent".
Lea Michele at the PaleyFest Icon Awards held in Beverly Hills.
Michele climbed on to the stage with Glee's version of Journey 'Don't Stop Believin'' blaring in the background. Michele appeared genuinely thrilled at having won her award for Best Comedy Actress, smiling broadly and placing her hands on her heart.
How will TV show 'Glee' move on now Cory Monteith has died?
Since Glee star Cory Monteith died last month as the result of a deadly overdose of heroin and alcohol, fans of the show as well as the Glee cast and crew have mourned the loss of the talented singer and actor. Having been known to have battled drug problems since aged 19, the 31 year-old was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room after he failed to check out.
However, the issue that has also been on everyone's minds is whether Glee can carry on without one of its main characters and - would the cast want to after such a dreadfully sad incident?
The Absence Of Monteith And His Talent Will Be Felt By Many.
Continue reading: Glee: How Will The Cory Monteith-Shaped Hole Be Filled?
'Glee' actress Lea Michele has broken her devastated Twitter silence after the death of her co-star and boyfriend, Cory Monteith.
To say that the late Glee actor Cory Monteith meant the world to co-star Lea Michele would be an understatement. Not only did the pair's characters - Rachel and Finn - date on screen in the high school comedy musical series, but their fictional romance was reflected in real life with the pair having dated for a year at the time of Monteith's untimely passing. Partners on and off screen, their love grew out of their working relationship that blossomed into friendship.
Michele & Monteith Had Dated For A Year.
Monteith was discovered dead by hotel staff when he failed to check out of a Vancouver room after an evening out with friends. Although an initial autopsy doubted substance abuse as a cause, a following toxicology report revealed that a deadly cocktail of heroin and alcohol had caused a death by overdose. The 31 year-old was known to have had drug issues in the past, having been in and out of rehab several times, but after a rehab stint in April appeared to be clean.
Continue reading: Lea Michele Breaks Through Cory Monteith Grief To Address Fans
Lea Michele has spoken for the first about Cory Monteith. She posted a comment thanking fans for their support via Twitter, she also included a photograph of the herself, smiling with Monteith.
Lea Michele, the girlfriend and co-star of the late Cory Monteith, has expressed her gratitude to fans via Twitter. The actress tweeted to her fans: "thank you all for helping me through this time with your enormous love and support".
Lea Michele at the 2013 PaleyFest Icon Awards, Beverly Hills.
Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on 13th July where he had overdosed on a mix of heroin and alcohol. Michele, following Monteith's death, remained silent until yesterday (29th July) when she finally spoke out saying: "Cory will forever be in my heart". She also attached a photo of the couple smiling together.
Ryan Murphy, the creator of Glee, opened up in an interview about Cory Monteith's death; the cast and crew's reaction and how the next season of Glee will pan out.
Glee creator Ryan Murphy has said the show will go on following the death of Cory Monteith, who starred in the comedy-musical series as Finn. The 31-year-old was found on 13th July in his Vancouver hotel room, a coroner ruled he had died on a heroin and alcohol overdose. On the death of his colleague and friend, Murphy said in an interview with E!, "it's hard to even explain how personally upsetting it is."
Ryan Murphy at the New York premiere of Eat, Pray, Love.
He went on to relate the last time he had spoken to Monteith. An incident had occurred where the cast had discovered Monteith was using again and Murphy was instrumental in ensuring Monteith went into a rehab facility. Monteith, following an intervention, arranged by Murphy and Lea Michelle, said "I want to get better". Murphy went on to say "I always felt and continue to feel even in his death that he did, that he really wanted to fight it and he was humiliated and shamed".
Continue reading: Creator Ryan Murphy Talks Glee And Cory Monteith's Death
Were Cory Monteith and Lea Michele engaged to be married? It's difficult to tell as sources 'close to the couple' continue to offer a variety of stories.
Rumours continue to fuel speculation that Glee co-stars Cory Monteith and Lea Michele were engaged. Monteith died tragically on Sunday 13th July, a coroner ruled his cause of death to an overdose on heroin and alcohol.
Cory Monteith at 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, L.A.
Since the tragic death of Cory Monteith on Sunday 14th July, speculation surrounding his relationship with Lea Michele has been rife. Rumours continue as they are fuelled by sources 'close to the couple'.
Continue reading: Sources Disagree On Cory Monteith And Lea Michele's Engagement
Cory Monteith's death was a result of a heroin and alcohol overdose. The 'Glee' actor was discovered in his Vancouver hotel room at noon on Sunday (13th July).
Cory Monteith's death was a result of a drug overdose, a coroner ruled yesterday.The 31-year-old actor was found dead on Sunday (13th July) in a hotel room in Vancouver. He had been staying there since 6th July and was due to check out the same day.
Cory Monteith at the 2013 PaleyFest Icon Awards in Beverly Hills, L.A.
The Glee star's death has attracted worldwide publicity and Monteith's autopsy was rushed through (scheduled a day after his death) due to the public's interest. Yesterday (Tuesday 16th July), the cause of his death was announced by a British Colombian Coroner as being an overdose of heroin and alcohol. The Coroner stated his death was a "tragic accident" and he "died of a mixed drug toxicity involving heroin and alcohol", according to Fox News.
Cory Monteith relished his role in the hard-hitting 'McCanick.'
Cory Monteith's final role before his untimely death was as a "lost soul on the streets of Philadelphia," in Josh Waller's drama McCanick. The Glee star - who was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room over the weekend - convinced the filmmaker to give him a chance at the gritty role.
Simon Weeks. by @wallerjoshc
"He said he wanted the role so badly because he had a very jaded past and he'd never been able to tap into that as an actor and kind of purge his system," the McCanick director told Entertainment Tonight Canada this week, adding, "the character Simon Weeks was the perfect vessel for him to get it all out."
Continue reading: Why Cory Monteith's Final Role As 'Lost Soul' Was His Very Best
The 31-year-old actor was a popular figure.
Cory Monteith’s Glee colleagues have expressed sadness and paid tributes after the young actor was found dead on Saturday in a Canada hotel. The 31-year-old’s death hasn’t been investigated fully yet, but while a cause of death is awaiting, foul play isn’t suspected, The Guardian Report.
Monteith's sudden death came as a shock to everyone
Monteith's spokeswoman, Melissa Kates, said in a statement: "We are so saddened to confirm that the reports on the death of Cory Monteith are accurate." A statement from Fox, the TV network behind Glee, issued a statement calling Monteith "an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person," adding: "He was a true joy to work with and we will all miss him tremendously."
Continue reading: Stars Pay Tribute Following Cory Monteith's Sudden Death
Cory Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel on Saturday (13th July). Monteith is best known for his role as Finn in the television musical 'Glee'. Fellow actors, musicians, celebrities and fans worldwide have been shocked by the news of the 31-year-old's untimely death.
Cory Monteith was found dead at noon on Saturday 13th July 2013. He'd been staying at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver. The actor was due to leave the hotel after a week's stay but failed check out at noon. His body was discovered by hotel staff and early reports suggest the 31-year-old had been dead for several hours. Reports have not indicated why the Calgary born actor was staying alone in Vancouver.
Cory Monteith at 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, California.
Monteith's representative, Melissa Kates, released a statement confirming the 31-year-old's death. Speaking to USA Today, Kates said: "We are so saddened to confirm that the reports on the death of Cory Monteith are accurate. We are in shock and mourning this tragic loss".