Nearly three months after Cory’s death, the pain is still very fresh for Lea. It takes time to heal from the loss of a loved one and reportedly the only way she can do it is by surrounding herself with friends.
Lea Michele, 27, has had a rough few months since the passing of her boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith. The Glee tribute episode that aired Oct. 10 showed just how raw her sadness still is. But with the help of friends and other loved ones, she’s beginning to get through it.
Lea Michele Sad: She Prefers To Be Surrounded By Friends
“It’s getting a little easier,” a source close to the star told People. “[She] still misses him every day.”
Can you blame her? When you lose someone so close and so dear to you it’s a tough uphill battle, but clearly it’s becoming more bearable for Lea as each day passes.
“She talks about Cory all the time,” admits the source. “[She] doesn’t like to be alone. Her friends have really been helping her through it.”
It was a very troubling time for the Glee star when Cory, 31, was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room on July 14 from a toxic mix of heroin and alcohol. Since then, “[Lea’s] really struggled,” adds a close friend. “It was hard to get up every morning. But now, she’s doing okay.”
Thankfully she has a huge support system behind her. Not just friends and family but an entire cast of people that have all been there for her.
Working With The ‘Glee’ Cast Helps Keep Lea Michele At Ease
Lea not only lost her real-life love but her on-screen boyfriend and co-star as well. She’s explained before how it truly feels like she’s lost two people. But she also has twice the support. With the cast grieving Cory’s loss together, they have been able to lean on one another and share all the fond memories and happy times they’ve had.
“The truth is it’s no harder at work than it is in life,” Lea said in and interview with TV Week Australia. “So we might as well all be together as a family supporting each other to get through this together.”
And it’s that support system that is really helping Lea get through this tough time. Also, the fact that she had an opportunity to pay tribute to Cory on Glee also offered her some much-needed closure.
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— Jordan Clifford