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Since its debut, the show has become a cross-genre phenomenon.
In addition to winning six Emmys and four Golden Globes, the show's soundtracks have sold more than 13 million copies worldwide, helping to fuel several Live! By marrying over-the-top musical numbers with issues of sexual confusion, racial conflict, and the awkwardness of adolescence, the show also reshaped what network television could be.
"Now that I am in this position, you can choose to rise, and that's what I'm going to try to do," she says.
"I know that Cory would want nothing more than for me to take this situation and use it to help people. I don't know how." So far, Michele's response has been to just give herself time; the 27-year-old actress pushed back the release of her as-of-yet untitled solo record into 2014. "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." When we first met William Mc Kinley High's football captain, no one would have suspected the clean-cut actor playing him had a drug problem.
By 13, the actor was using drugs and alcohol; by 16, he was "out of control," he told in 2011, into "anything and everything," and "as much as possible" of it.
Throughout the episode, the emotional suffering of the characters obviously reflects that of the actors themselves.It wasn't until years later, when he was caught stealing money from a family member to feed his habit, that he committed to getting his life together.He worked as a roofer, drove a school bus, was a Walmart greeter, and eventually started taking acting classes.Then, Cory Monteith's tragic death shattered her world.
She opens up to Lizzy Goodman about love, mourning through music, and finding strength in Cory's legacy.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.