Lea has once again proved how brave and song she is. Hours before breaking down in tears during an emotional and moving speech about Cory Monteith at the Teen Choice Awards, Lea was spotted smiling in LA.
Lea Michele looked positively glowing when she stopped by a gifting suite in Brentwood, LA before attending the 2013 Teen Choice Awards on August 11. During her first public appearance since the tragic death of her boyfriend and Glee co-star Cory Monteith, Lea gave an incredible and emotional speech. Do you think she looks happy in this new picture?
Lea Michele Appears In LA Before TCAs
Lea, 26, was pictured wearing a white dress and smiling as she walked to her car, after attending the private party. Her bright look and big smile were a far cry from the first time she stepped out after Cory’s death on July 28, where she was pictured looking solemn, wearing large sunglasses.
It was good to see Lea looking so strong and happy, especially since she had such a big night ahead of her.
Lea Michele Gives Strong & Emotional Speech At TCAs
Lea attended the show with her Glee costars at Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles, and she proved how inspiring she is making her beautiful speech about her late boyfriend.
After the cast took home the award for Choice TV Show: Comedy, they then presented Lea with Choice Actress.
“Thank you guys,” she began tearfully. “I just wanted to be here today to personally thank all of you and tell everyone out here how much all of your love and support as meant to me over these very difficult past weeks. Not that I had any doubt before, but we certainly do have the greatest fans in the world. I want to dedicate this award to Cory.”
“For all of you out there who loved Cory as much as I did — I promise you we’ll get through this together. He was very special to me and also to the world, and we were very lucky to witness his incredible talent his handsome smile and his beautiful, beautiful heart. So whether you knew him personally or just as Finn Hudson, Cory reached out and became a part of all of our hearts — and that’s where he’ll stay forever. So thank you guys so much.”
What do YOU think HollywoodLifers? Do you think Lea is inspiring?
— Eleanore Hutch