Cory Monteith 1982-2013

Cory Monteith & Lea Michele: Their Love Story

How the couple's reel-to-real romance grew from cozy costar days to tough togetherness

LAST DAYS

Staying on the move after retreating to Mexico the month prior, the couple made a hand-in-hand arrival at the Los Angeles International Airport in June. Just weeks later, upon news of Monteith's death due to a lethal combination of heroin and alcohol, Michele's rep released a simple statement: "We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea's privacy during this devastating time."