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Cory Monteith criiticised for Emmys tribute

Cory Monteith criiticised for Emmys tribute

Sep 22 2013, 12:18pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Jack Klugman's son doesn't believe Cory Monteith deserves to be honored at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles this evening (09.22.13). The late 'Odd Couple' star's son Adam Klugman has...

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Cory Monteith criiticised for Emmys tribute

Sep 22 2013, 12:18pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Jack Klugman's son doesn't believe Cory Monteith deserves to be honored at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles this evening (09.22.13).

The late 'Odd Couple' star's son Adam Klugman has criticized organizers of the ceremony for planning a special tribute to the 'Glee' star, 31, who was found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver, Canada, in July, after overdosing on heroin and alcohol, instead of his father.

He told the Los Angeles Times: "They're celebrating this self-inflicted tragedy instead of celebrating the life of my father, who won three Emmys.... Cory Monteith never won an Emmy."

Adam said that he has nothing against Cory but believes his father, who died in December at age 90, deserved the special honor more, adding, "to compare the contribution he made to the contribution my father made -- it doesn't compare.

"It's an insult and it really seems typical of this youth-centric culture that has an extremely short attention span and panders to only a very narrow demographic."

Producers have selected five people to be recognized during the special In Memoriam segment - including Cory, 'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini, producer Gary David Goldberg, actress Jean Stapleton and actor Jonathan Winters - and friends of the late stars will share memories and tributes.

Executive producer of the Emmys, Ken Ehrlich defended the decision to remember Cory, saying: "To a younger generation, Cory Monteith's portrayal of Finn Hudson [on 'Glee'] was highly admired, and the producers felt that he should be included along with the four other individuals we have singled out."

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast live on US channel CBS.

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Lea Michele Posts Premiere Pic of Matthew Paetz

Oct 13 2014 3:34pm CDT | Source: GossipCenter

She’s been very careful about moving too fast with her new boyfriend Matthew Paetz, and finally Lea Michele added a photograph of his shadow to her Instagram account. The “Brunette Ambition” babe captioned the image, “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides,” indicating that she’s in love with her handsome beau. Lea met Matthew on the set of her “On My Way” music video in April, and ever since they’ve been photographed together all over the p ...
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Lea Michele Reveals She’s In “Love” With Boyfriend Matthew Paetz (PHOTOS)

Oct 13 2014 1:40pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Lea Michele says she’s in “love” with boyfriend Matthew Paetz after four months of dating. As Gossip Cop reported, Michele and Paetz were first linked in June. PHOTOS BELOW The couple has yet to make an official debut at a red carpet event. But Michele made her feelings for Paetz quite clear on Instagram on Sunday. The “Glee” star posted a photo of her and Paetz’s silhouettes holding hands. She captioned th ...
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Lea Michele Goes Public with Matthew Paetz, Holds Boyfriend's Hand on Instagram

Oct 13 2014 10:36am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Lea Michele sang a happy tune on Instagram over the weekend. The Glee Season 6 star shared a romantic picture of herself and Matthew Paetz, going public for the first time with her new boyfriend. In the artistic image, Michele is holding hands with Paetz, the couple’s shadows on full display and Michele writing as a caption: "To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides." This marks first time the 28-year-old star ...
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See the Sweet Way Lea Michele Shared Her Love for Boyfriend Matthew Paetz

Oct 13 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: PopSugar

Lea Michele shared her first photo with boyfriend Matthew Paetz on Instagram over the weekend. The photo, which was captioned, "To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides." features Lea is holding hands with Matthew while on an outdoor excursion. The actress, who recently celebrated her 28th birthday, is an avid hiker and has been spotted on trails in Los Angeles with Matthew by he ...
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