When they finally revealed they were a couple, fans were ecstatic to find that Cory and Lea's real life love was so endearing.After all, being a celebrity couple isn't easy when you're under the microscope--nor could it have been easy when Cory went to rehab earlier this year.He was laid-back and gentle, she was focused and scrappy (she also happened to be a foot shorter than him). On , when Monteith's affable all-American Finn Hudson fell for Michele's tightly wound Rachel Berry, he suddenly seemed brighter, and she warmer and more human. Though Monteith and Michele were of course not their characters, there was enough obvious overlap that when their offscreen romance began showing up in the tabloids, the Somehow, the seeming improbability of the Monteith/Michele union only added to the sense of communal grief when the actor died in July at age 31, alone in a Vancouver hotel room, of an apparent drug overdose."A lighthouse doesn't save the ships; it doesn't go out and rescue them, it's just this pillar that helps to guide people home," says Michele three months later.The superpetite 5'3" actress is dressed in track pants and a black T-shirt, her bare feet tucked under her on a patio chair outside by the pool at her modest, airy West Hollywood home. Lately, I've been using it as a guiding metaphor." Exactly what the metaphor stands for isn't immediately clear: Is she the lighthouse? But it seems to be her way of describing what she's searching for, and perhaps what she tried to be for Monteith, before it was too late.Fans eagerly went through the roller-coaster ride that was their relationship until the two characters finally became a couple.That dynamic was echoed in real-life, as Lea Michele and Cory Monteith began dating.I think it is such a beautiful song, and it has such a beautiful message.Lea Michele is head over heels for her on-screen and off-screen love, Cory Monteith, whom she started dating around Feb. The "Glee" star, 26, opens up about her Canadian beau, 30, in the January 2013 issue of Flare magazine, which she covers.
“I found [my cat Sheila] on the Paramount lot with some other kittens, and I took her home and found the other cats homes as well," Michele reveals.And not unlike her character, Broadway veteran Michele is expanding her career, hopefully releasing a new album next year. I’m working with some really great writers," she explains to Flare. You know, I don’t know when exactly that will happen, but it’s a goal of mine for sure.I want to make sure that it gets a lot of attention. The two have never confirmed or denied they're together.In 2009, Lea Michele and Cory Monteith took the world by storm playing Rachel Berry and Finn Hudson in the hit TV show, #Glee.