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Glee’s Chris Colfer Hacked But Isn’t Alone

When Glee‘s Chris Colfer’s Twitter account was hacked fans went crazy. Why? Because the hacker tweeted that Colfer would be leaving Glee and that was hit with a big, resounding, NOPE, from Twitter-land, which then carried over to internet-land as a whole.

His manager has sense released a statement that he will indeed be returning for the final season of the show on Fox. The actor has already signed a contract so that he can complete season six. The actor, on a mid-Atlantic flight, was unable to update Twitter due to lack of Wi-Fi.

Studio 20th Century Fox Television also released a statement letting fans and viewers know that he will be on the next season of Glee. “We’ve been alerted that Chris Colfer’s Twitter account has been hacked. Rumors of his dismissal from Glee could not be further from the truth. We love Chris and look forward to working with him again this season.” The offending tweet has since been removed.

But apparently, Colfer wasnt’ the only Glee star whose Twitter account was hacked. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lea Michele’s account was also hacked, tweeting a pregnancy announcement. Lea’s publicist confirmed that the tweet was due to a hack.

Colfer himself returned to his Twitter account to renounce the previous tweet, something he wasn’t able to do at first due to his lack of internet access.

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And there you have it. Chris will be back. Lea is maybe not pregnant (hey, the publicist said she’d been hacked. I didn’t hear a pregnancy renunciation.) All is right with the world.

Lea Michele Covers Seventeen Magazine: Talks Life After Death Of Boyfriend Cory Monteith

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Lea Michele appears on the cover of Seventeen’s April 2014 issue (on stands March 11th). In her interview with Seventeen, she discusses life after the death of boyfriend and Glee costar, Cory Monteith, and how she plans to follower her passion and find lasting happiness after heartbreak. She proves that even when your life is turned upside down, you have the strength within to find your happiness and live your best life.

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Highlights via Seventeen magazine:

On rumors of a Glee spin-off: “Let’s do it. I think it could be Rachel living in New York and working on Broadway!”

On how she plans to follow her passion and find lasting happiness:
· Figure out who you are: “I set out to make a really pop-heavy album that was fun and empowering – I love Katy Perry and Kelly Clarkson! But then I found myself picking and writing these songs that were very emotional and dramatic. Louder has songs that express extreme love and some pain. I look at it and think, That was my year. I didn’t record any songs that I didn’t completely relate to.”

· Find true love: “I only have happy memories of Cory. He was not his addiction – unfortunately, it won. But that wasn’t who he was. Cory made me feel like a queen every day. From the minute he said, ‘I’m your boyfriend,’ I loved every day, and I thank him for being the best boyfriend and making me feel so beautiful.”

· Get body confident: “I’m very comfortable with my own body. I come from Broadway – everybody’s naked on Broadway. I like to think of myself as more granola. I’m not going to run around naked or anything like that unless I’m at my own home. Today, I walked into my backyard and was standing out there naked for a while. Don’t tell: My neighbors will freak out!”

Lea Michele Would Take A New Job As An X-Factor Judge

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Via Extra TV

“Extra’s” Terri Seymour caught up with Lea Michele on Wednesday at part one of “The X Factor” season finale.

Demi Lovato indeed confirmed she is leaving as a judge to concentrate on her music, and Michele revealed she would be interested in being a replacement, if creator Simon Cowell asked.

The “Glee” star laughed, “I probably will stalk him because I’m such a fan, and I think he is so awesome! FOX is my family; this is my home… If “X Factor” wants to have me, I’m around.”

Lea also told Terri that she and her late boyfriend Cory Monteith did get matching tattoos a few years back.

Michele recalled, “I remember we were at the Teen Choice Awards, a couple of years ago, and you said to me, ‘What is this rumor that you and Cory have gotten secret tattoos together?’ and I turned beet red and I was like, ‘What do you mean, what are you talking about… How did you know?!’” Terri smiled, “I just knew!” Lea responded, “Now you have the exclusive on ‘Extra’!”

The “The X Factor” finale concludes tonight on FOX!

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Lea Michele Is BFF’s With Kate Hudson

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On stands November 19th, ELLE’s December issue features a sexy Lea Michele who gives an incredibly candid interview about how she’s coping with Cory Monteith’s death, her role on Glee and how she started out in the entertainment industry. Check out the highlights below.

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On how she’s handling Cory Monteith’s death:

“I never thought I would be in this position in my whole life. Now that I am in this position, you can choose to rise, and that’s what I’m going to try to do. I know that Cory would want nothing more than for me to take this situation and use it to help people.”

On relying on friend Kate Hudson during the difficult time after Monteith’s passing:

“I called [Kate Hudson] and said, ‘I don’t know where I’m going to go because my house is swarmed [with reporters].’ She was like, ‘Oh, you’re going to stay at my house.’ Like it was nothing. No one knew I was there. I’ll never really be able to thank her, truly, for what she did for me.”

On taking time to heal:

“It’s very hard. And you have to be very strong to come out of this alive, but I think by doing the best for myself, by showing that you don’t have to lose yourself, maybe someone else will feel some sort of strength or comfort.”

On why she never expected her career in television to take off:

“I was told my whole life I would never do television because I was too ethnic. I was 100 percent focused and ready to be the best in the world [of Broadway] I was in.”

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Credit: Carter Smith

Lea Michele’s Tearful Farewell to Cory Monteith on ‘Glee’

In case you missed the Glee tribute show for Cory Monteith, you missed Lea Michele belt out a very stirring rendition of Bob Dylan’s “Make You Feel My Love.” But do not fear, we have it here from our good pals at Hulu.

The entire cast remembered Finn and Cory Monteith in the most beautiful way. It didn’t come off corny or cheesy, but the cast presented the show in a way that stayed true to the show and the way Cory would have wanted it.

Yes, there were moments of tears and sadness, but there were definitely some happy moments as well.

This Lea Michele performance was a hard one to watch for sure. Get the tissues out, peeps. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Dianna Agron not Invited to Glee Tribute Episode?

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Apparently, there’s no love lost for Dianna Agron on the set of Glee. The former cast mate was snubbed (aka: not invited) to the show’s tribute episode, dedicated to the late Cory Monteith, and now, according to a “high-level source” from the show, the answer is simple.

They just don’t like her.

“It’s shocking, because even though she’s not contracted for this season, many other actors returned to pay tribute to Cory..even the ones with less of a story connection to Finn than Dianna [sic] had,” the source told RadarOnline.

He’s referring to the fact that Agron’s character once played Finn’s girlfriend on the show, making the fact that she was left out of the tribute episode all the more strange.

So what’s the problem?

That same source says that Monteith’s girlfriend, Lea Michele, along with the show’s co-creator, Ryan Murphy, “intensely dislike Dianna and have both worked to marginalize her as much as possible.”

Something about her not being a “team player” and concern she’d be “sharing the glory for this very special episode.”

Of course, I feel like there’s more to the story than this, because this reasoning seems petty. And, it feels like it’s an unnecessary distraction from a very heartfelt episode. None of the outside noise matters- or rather, it shouldn’t.

Corey Monteith Found Dead in Vancouver

Corey Monteith, co-star of ‘Glee‘, who has been very upfront and forthcoming about his struggles with addiction, has died in Vancouver yesterday, according to sources. Vancouver police were called to the scene after hotel workers at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel contacted them when he did not check out on time. Details are still emerging, but early report had Monteith in his room with some friends earlier and then hitting the town and returning later alone to his room.

Monteith, who has been dating his co-star Lea Michele for over a year, had just recently finished a second stint in rehab.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Corey Monteith was 31.

Our condolences to his family.

Cory Monteith Checks Into Rehab

THERMAL, CA - APRIL 14:  Actor Cory Monteith attends day 1 of LACOSTE L!VE Hosts a desert pool party in celebration of Coachellaon April 14, 2012 in Thermal, California.  (Photo by John Sciulli/WireImage)

Cory Monteith of Glee fame has recently checked himself voluntarily into a rehabilitation center and made a statement through his representative to the press about his stint.

Monteith “has voluntarily admitted himself to a treatment facility for substance addiction,” his publicist told People magazine. “He graciously asks for your respect and privacy as he takes the necessary steps towards recovery.”

Monteith plays the role of Finn Hudson in the ensemble Fox series. His co-star on the show and girlfriend in real life, Lea Michele, has pledged her support for him during this time. This is not his first time struggling with substance abuse problems. The 30-year-old actor has discussed his previous bouts with substance abuse over the years. In an interview dating back to 2011, he came clean about his rehab stint at the age of 19. He will miss the last two episodes of the current season of Glee as he starts rehabilitation.

Kudos to Monteith for voluntarily facing his demons. If only other celebrities would be so adult-like to confront their problems head on instead of traipsing off to South America to drown in more sweet nectar and ‘ski’.

CELEB SPOTTING: Lea Michele Gets Gorge for Candie’s Virtual Pop Up Shop

Lea Michele, Candie’s spokeswoman, hosted a Candie’s Virtual Pop-Up Shop this weekend in Los Angeles to promote the brand’s fragrance launch and new holiday dress collection. Using the Candie’s shopping app, Lea “window” shopped from the sidewalk, hung out with fans, tried on Candie’s new fragrance collections as well as hosted a worldwide trending Twitter party @Candiesbrand and signed autographs.

Candie’s Virtual Pop-Up shop is an exclusive online shop available from October 13-Oct 20 where consumers can purchase exclusive Candie’s dresses, including the dress Lea wore at the event before they are available in store. Please see the below

For all you fashionistas and Candie’s fans, you can check out the virtual shop HERE.

Is it just me or does Lea look especially gorgeous in these photos? She is one I didn’t turn my head once for, but girlfriend is looking FIERCELY fab in these Candie’s pics! Get it, girl! Werk that camera lens!

Lea Michele Talks Her Ample Bosom With Idol Bethenny Frankel

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel is joined by “Glee” star LEA MICHELE on Thursday, June 21st. Lea chats about meeting her role model, Bethenny, returning to “Glee” next season and about her breasts being center stage! Check out the highlights of the interview below.

ON MEETING HER IDOL BETHENNY:

Lea: I’m freaking out right now…first of all, I like almost started to cry. I’m so excited. I’m just so happy for you. This is so amazing.

Bethenny: Thank you.

Lea: I love you so much…this is great. I was like back stage in my dressing room and I snuck out. I was walking down the halls and I was like where is she? [Bethenny] I can’t find her! I was like, I’m just going to go get water. They’re like it’s in your room. No, I got to go for a little walk down the hall.

ON GLEE:

Bethenny: So how’s it going with “Glee”?

Lea: Everything’s great.

Bethenny: Some people are moving on? What’s the story? Some people are moving on, some people are staying?

Lea: I can basically just speak for myself and say that I will be back.

Bethenny: Are you going to be living in New York? Your character is going to beliving in New York?

Lea: Yes.

Bethenny: I love that.

Lea: Which is so awesome.

Bethenny: I love that.

Lea: But I think we’ll mainly be shooting here…

ON HER BREASTS:

Bethenny: Speaking of baggage, you are packing the bosoms lately…

Lea: Oh, thank you.

Bethenny: In all these pictures.

Lea: But they’re all mine. I just don’t know. I think that lately, everyday they’re like please, give us a chance. Give us shot. We’ve always been so good to you.

Bethenny: Bring us out. Let us come out.

Lea: When I was on Broadway, my most recent Broadway show was “Spring Awakening” and every night I did a topless scene. So when I lived in New York, they were like every night signing autographs. They were like the stars of New York…

Photo Credit: Mark Davis/Warner Bros.

Lauren Conrad and Lea Michele Pretend To Be Smitten at Lacoste Live Pool Party

This weekend, LACOSTE hosted the LACOSTE L!VE Pool Party at Coachella presented by HTC at a private estate in Thermal, California. LACOSTE L!VE, the younger-minded, fashion conscious crocodile, geared up to host a chic pool party, presented by HTC, a leading designer of smartphones like the new HTC One.

Music-loving tastemakers and influencers were invited to make a splash in the pool among green crocodile rafts, enjoy a cocktail, or just lounge in the desert sun. Guests were re-fueled by delicious gourmet treats from the famous “The Slice Truck” and “Don Chow Tacos” food trucks from LA or cooled down with FIJI Water Shaved Ice and Patrón Tequila popsicles. LACOSTE and HTC also featured additional activities such as Giant Twister, speed boat racing, Superbooth fun, panoramic photos by TourWrist, a phone charging station, and more.

And yes, celebrities were on hand to show their support. Such stars who stopped by for the sun and the swag included: Lea Michele, Katy Perry and her purple hair, Diane Kruger, Cory Monteith, Lauren Conrad, Joshua Jackson, and Lo Bosworth.

Lauren Conrad and Lea Michele looked as though they were forced to stand by each other for a say-cheese session. You know Lauren is trying to fight off an eyeroll!

I must say Diane Kruger is looking especially foxy, so much so that I didn’t even recognize her. Joshua must be doing something right! Werk it, girl! (FASHION FYI: Diane is sporting a LACOSTE Spring/Summer 2012 Cotton Colorblock Dress, while Lea works the Spring/Summer 2012 red bikini, belted cotton cover-up and watch.

There were also performances by DJs with special guest appearances by Elijah Wood and Nigel Godrich of Radiohead.

Quote of the Day: Lea Michele

“New York, u know how much I love you. But if I see another horse & carriage struggling in this winter weather I may not be able 2 be here. Please tweet to Mike Bloomberg if you agree that horse and carriages should no longer be on the busy streets of NYC. And let’s end this. Mike Bloomberg, please listen to the thousands of people who are saying that they no longer want horse & carriage rides in this city.”

Lea Michele, on horse carriage rides in NYC

Quote of the Day: Lea Michele

“When Cory and I were doing our scene, the crew came up to us and they were like, ‘Look. We just want you to know that Darren and Chris were really hot. They went for it’. So I was like, ‘Listen, Monteith. We’ve got to do better than them. We’ve got to turn these people on! And we have to top those boys!’ Poor Cory. But it was great. It really was.”

Lea Michele, on starting a sex-scene competition on the set of Glee

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Hot Celeb Hair Trends: The Bun

Ladies, the Bun is back, and it is back in a big way! With so many different versions of the bun, tight loose, twisted, puffed out, simple, etc., the look is far from boring and basic. We are seeing the bun placed at the crown of the head more and more.  This offers a clean slicked look, but not too harsh.  You get the height you want and the softness you need.

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Birthday Bitches

Lea Michele is 25.

Richard Attenborough is 88.

Elliott Gould is 73.

Robin Leach is 70.

Rebecca DeMornay is 52.

Carla Gugino is 40.

John Hensley is 34.

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