Ryan Murphy: Lea Michele & Cory Monteith Were Meant To Be Together

Ryan's taking full credit for Lea and Cory's romance and says he knew they would hit it off when he first directed the pair in 'Glee'. Read on for details! Ryan Murphy can add matchmaker to his list of credits. The Glee producer says he's the reason stars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith are a couple!

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Lea Michele & Cory Monteith’s Chemistry

“I directed them in their first scene together and they had that sort of chemistry that you can’t fake, and I said, ‘Uh-oh,'” Ryan told E! News on Feb. 28 at the PaleyFest Icon Award ceremony in Beverly Hills where TV legend Norman Lear presented Ryan with the first ever PaleyFest Icon Award. “So I did kind of know. I take credit.”

Lea Michele Agrees With Ryan Murphy

Lea, of course, agrees with Ryan’s assessment.

“Yes, I would definitely say he is my matchmaker for sure,” the 26-year-old said.

Lea and Cory began their courtship in the beginning of 2012 after she broke up with ex-boyfriend Theo Stockman.

Lea & Cory Monteith Dazzle On The Red Carpet

As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, the couple sparkled on the red carpet on Feb. 28 and had no problems publicly showing their affection toward one another.

Lea also took a little time to publicly congratulate Ryan on his big night!

“A beautiful night honoring the amazing @MrRPMurphy:) So happy for him. What a joy to be in such an amazing room with such incredible people,” she penned on her Twitter account.

Lea & Cory Anniversary: Valentine’s Day

Did you know the couple’s anniversary falls on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14?

On Feb.14, Lea tweeted, “Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!!! <3 <3 <3  and later wrote, “#WeveGotTonight :)d”

Chime in, HollywoodLifers. Who do you think Ryan will hook up next?

— Eric Ray

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