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The Next Season of Glee Will Be Its Last


Glee Comes to an End

Originally posted 10/17/2013 03:00PM

There's more sad news for Glee fans.

Ryan Murphy, co-creator of the series, announced that the next season of the show (its sixth) will be its last, Variety reports.

Murphy, 47, also said that Cory Monteith's unexpected death has caused him to rethink the ending of the show, which he had planned around the Rachel/Finn romance.

"The final year of the show, which will be next year, was designed around Rachel and Cory/Finn's story. I always knew that, I always knew how it would end," Murphy said to TVLine.

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Lea Michele's 'New Little Love': An 8-Year-Old Pooch Named Pearl

Lea Michele Adopts an 8-Year-Old Dog

Originally posted 10/15/2013 04:50PM

Lea Michele has a new "little love" in her life.

As the Glee actress slowly moves on from the pain of losing boyfriend and costar Cory Monteith in July, she has adopted an 8-year-old pooch named Pearl.

"Today I would like to introduce you to Pearl. She's 8 years old and is my new little love … Welcome Pearl!" she wrote Tuesday, sharing a photo of the caramel-colored pooch, who looks like a Pomeranian.

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PHOTO: Lea Michele Bares Stomach in New Album Photo Shoot

PHOTO: Lea Michele Bares Stomach in New Album Photo Shoot

Originally posted 10/14/2013 06:15PM

The actress gives fans a glam sneak peek behind her new album one week after emotional Cory Monteith tribute on Glee


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Lea Michele 'Talks About Cory All the Time,' Pal Says | Cory Monteith, Lea Michele

Lea Michele 'Talks About Cory All the Time,' Pal Says

Originally posted 10/13/2013 07:15PM

Her Glee alter ego gave him a fond farewell on a tribute episode on Thursday, and in real life, Lea Michele is slowly moving on from the pain of losing her boyfriend and costar, Cory Monteith, who died in July.

"It's getting a little easier," a source close to the star tells PEOPLE.

Michele, 27 – who posted a photo of herself with Monteith on Instagram while the episode aired – "still misses him every day," the source admits. "She talks about Cory all the time."

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The Inside Scoop on Today's Hottest Stories: The Jenners, Jonas Brothers and Lea Michele

The Inside Scoop on Today's Hottest Stories: The Jenners, Jonas Brothers and Lea Michele

Originally posted 10/10/2013 04:00PM

Deputy Managing Editor Peter Castro gives his take on the hottest stories of today

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See Lea Michele's Moving Final Tribute to Cory Monteith | Cory Monteith


Glee's Farewell to Cory Monteith – and Finn – Was Beautiful

Originally posted 10/11/2013 08:30AM

Glee said goodbye to Finn Hudson and Cory Monteith Thursday night with an hour that was very moving – how could it not be? – but also very kind.

Kind because a viewer's buttons were never pushed. Whatever you felt just seemed to come, scene by scene, as everyone found a way to articulate their grief. And, of course, to sing.

Monteith, who was only 31 when he died July 13 from a mixture of alcohol and heroin, had already shot appearances in the season's first two episodes – those, a salute to the Beatles, were re-edited leading up to last night's memorial. They constituted one of the most melancholy salutes to the Beatles I've ever heard, with Monteith's death coloring everything.

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Lea Michele: 'I've Lost Two People, Cory and Finn' | Cory Monteith, Lea Michele

Lea Michele: 'I've Lost Two People, Cory and Finn'

Originally posted 10/09/2013 12:30PM

Although Glee's Lea Michele admits it feels like "I've lost two people, Cory and Finn," the actress says the tribute episode to her on- and off-screen love Cory Monteith "was very therapeutic."

"We had a beautiful memorial for Cory in the auditorium, and some of the cast members sang and people spoke about him," a stoic Michele, 27, told TV Week Australia. "It only felt right that we would do the same thing for Finn."

But did the actress ever consider leaving the hit show after the tragic death of her former boyfriend, 31, in July?

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Cory Monteith Tribute Episode Left Crew Sobbing

Originally posted 10/04/2013 12:00PM

Glee's Cory Monteith tribute episode was "incredibly difficult" for the cast and crew and "very rough" for Lea Michele, says producer Ryan Murphy.

"People are still not over it. It is still really difficult," Murphy said Thursday. "I've never seen a crew that can't continue shooting because they left the room sobbing. ... What you're seeing is what they felt not just about Finn, but Cory."

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Get a First Look at Cory Monteith's Tribute on Glee

Cory Monteith Tribute on Glee: Preview

Originally posted 09/26/2013 06:00PM

Glee fans are likely to get choked up over a new promotional photo for the upcoming season, which premieres Thursday.

"The hardest word to say is 'goodbye,' " says the caption alongside a close-up black and white picture of Cory Monteith.

Screenwriter Ryan Murphy Tweeted the image on Thursday, giving a first look into the new season without Monteith, though the show will feature a tribute episode.

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Jane Lynch: Losing Cory Monteith Has 'Just Been Brutal' for Lea Michele

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Jane Lynch: Losing Cory Monteith Has 'Just Been Brutal' for Lea Michele

Originally posted 09/22/2013 02:00PM

For Jane Lynch, coping with the loss of Glee costar Cory Monteith is an ongoing struggle.

"I think that grieving comes in waves," she told PEOPLE at the Ciroq-sponsored Variety & Women in Film pre-Emmy event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Friday. "Every day that I go to work, I walk past his trailer, and every time I look at a call sheet I see that his name is not on there. Every time I do a scene with the kids I realize that he's not there, so you're reminded in every moment. It's hard, and it feels like such a waste."

But while Lynch admits "it's tough" as she and her castmates continue to mourn the 31-year-old – who died from a lethal combination of heroin and alcohol this past July – her heart goes out to his girlfriend and costar, Lea Michele.

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