cory monteith lea michele chrysallis butterfly ball gi Lea Michele marks Cory Monteith's birthday with Twitter tribute

Late “Glee” star Cory Monteith would have been celebrating his 33rd birthday on Monday (May 11). To mark the occasion, his former co-star and girlfriend Lea Michele used Twitter to post a simple tribute.

“I know you’re serenading everyone right now,” she writes. “We love you Cory! Happy Birthday.”
It’s been nearly two years since Monteith’s death in July 2013 from an accidental drug overdose. Months after his passing, Monteith was memorialized on an episode of “Glee” dealing with the death of his character, Finn Hudson.
Michele also celebrated his birthday in 2014 with a similar message, writing, “The biggest heart and most beautiful smile.. In all of our hearts. We love you so.”

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