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"From the minute I met Cory, I was like, This is the most handsome man I've ever seen in my whole life," she remembers. They were both adjusting to celebrity life in Los Angeles, being followed by paparazzi and obsessed over by some 10 million viewers, who'd fallen in love with their show overnight.Together, they became a spokescouple for the increasingly powerful brand.Since its debut, the show has become a cross-genre phenomenon.
Throughout the episode, the emotional suffering of the characters obviously reflects that of the actors themselves.
An award-winning role as Wendla in the Tony-winning rock musical had been developed with Michele in mind.
Monteith liked to talk about how intimidated he felt by her accomplishments and how nervous he was to meet her, a thought that still makes Michele smile.
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 performer and businessman announced their engagement in April by sharing a photo of the singer's 4-carat diamond ring to social media.