Glee actor Cory Monteith tragically passed away in 2013 at the age of 31 from a drug and alcohol overdose.
A new documentary series called The Price Of Glee claims the actor’s relapse was the result of another cast member from a hit series about high school glee clubs encouraging the singer to have a drink at a party.
The show, which debuts on ID and Discovery+ on Monday, January 16, looks at Monteith’s death in the first two episodes and features interviews with people who worked on the musical series as well as friends and former roommates of the Canadian actor. doing.
NEW SERIES: New documentary series The Price of Glee explores the death of actor Cory Monteith, who died of an alcohol and drug overdose in 2013 at the age of 31.
Doug Kirkpatrick, who headed the hair department on season 3 of the hit show, claims it was an unnamed Glee star who put pressure on a recovering Corey.
The stylist said many of the male cast members still come to him for haircuts after he left the show, and Corey was one of them, claiming the actor often confides in him about his struggles. .
In an interview with The Daily Beast, Dugg claims Monteith was affected when he last saw the actor, even though he had completed rehab just months earlier.
Pressure: Former hair department head Doug Kirkpatrick says it was an unnamed cast member who pressured the recently-out-of-rehab actor into drinking at a party, causing a fatal relapse. claiming
“He was pretty until he asked me for a haircut. He wasn’t drinking and had no drugs in his system,” Kirkpatrick said.
The Emmy-nominated hairstylist continued: “But in the end, in the last few days I saw him, he was different. He was under the influence of alcohol.”
“He said he was at a party and wasn’t drinking. He wanted to drink, but he knew he shouldn’t.” If you want to drink, you can drink.’ I am here, you can trust that I will always be here.
Friend: Doug made a nasty comment about 36-year-old Lea Michelle, who started dating Corey in 2012. I don’t know she was a friend of hers. I think she was involved with him because he was on the TV show.
Doug said that Cory resented the advice, but took it anyway, “putting him on a path to ruin.”
It confused him and made him angry.
Doug also made some pretty nasty comments about Glee star Lea Michelle, 36, who started dating Corey in 2012.
Scheduling: Corey’s roommate, Justin Neal, complained that the actor wasn’t able to expand his resume into film work due to his obligations to Glee’s filming and off-season concert schedule. (Pictured in Chicago in August 2009).
“I think Cory’s confusion had a lot to do with her relationship with Lea Michele. I think it was.
Corey’s roommate, Justin Neal, claims the actor was frustrated because his obligations to Glee’s filming and off-season concert schedule prevented him from expanding his resume into film work.
I remember him wanting to enjoy a certain part of his life, especially after season two, but he goes and goes and goes nonstop. Corey seemed increasingly neurotic and detached.
Isolation: Corey’s roommate says his many frustrations have resulted in the actor ‘increasingly neurotic and isolated’