On July 13, 2013, he died of a toxic combination of heroin and alcohol in a Vancouver hotel room.After the divorce he saw little of his father due to Joe Monteith's military service, and he had social difficulties at school.After an intervention by family and friends he entered drug rehabilitation at age 19.In a 2011 interview with Parade magazine, he discussed his history of substance abuse as a teen, and in March 2013, he again sought treatment for addiction.Swift spent her early years on her family's Christmas tree farm in nearby Wyomissing.
including alternative programs for troubled teens, Monteith dropped out altogether at age 16.
But you know what’s been proven to be quite popular?
Giving love a try after meeting on the set of a TV show.
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.