Lea Michele Discusses Cory Monteith and Pulls at Our Heart Strings (VIDEO, PICTURES)

Lea Michele talks the struggles of Cory Montheith's death.

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Our GLEE girl (opens in new tab) (and new recording artist (opens in new tab)) spoke with Ellen DeGeneres about dealing with the struggles of Cory Monteith's passing (opens in new tab). In one of the sweetest, most heart-wrenching (and warming) interviews she's given since the actor's untimely death, the actress said, "You can choose to fall from this, or you can choose to rise. I'm just trying to do my best for him."

She added, "I literally lived everyday of my life feeling like the luckiest girl in the whole world." Watch the whole interview and peep our favorite pictures of the couple below.

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On the set of GLEE, 2013

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Vancouver, 2013

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Los Angeles, 2013

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Beverly Hills, 2013

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Los Angeles, 2013

Hallie has worked in beauty editorial for ten years and has been editorial director at Byrdie since 2021. Previously, she was a senior editor at Byrdie since 2016. During her time at Byrdie, she's written hundreds of high-performing stories on skincare, wellness (including fitness, diet, mental health, body image, et al) makeup, and hair. She's a regular on set, helping to source inspiration for makeup and hair looks, as well as interviewing celebrities, models, and other notable women and men in the beauty space.

Before that, Hallie ran Marie Claire's social media and wrote beauty and culture stories for the site, and helped launch Time Inc.'s digital-only beauty brand, MIMI. After college, she contributed to Time Out New York’s Shopping & Style section before landing her first beauty editor gig at Hearst's Real Beauty. Hallie's writing has also appeared in ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle. Hallie graduated with a BA in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.