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    Lea Michele Has Revealed A New Tattoo In Tribute To Late Boyfriend Cory Monteith

    "For my quarterback."

    Ever since Glee star Cory Monteith died in 2013, Lea Michele has been keeping his memory alive.

    On each anniversary so far she has posted touching photo tributes to her late boyfriend.

    Today we remember the laughter and joy you brought into our lives every day. We think of you always and love you so❤️

    And they've all been pretty emotional.

    We hold you in our hearts today, and every day we remember your smile. We will love you and miss you always. ❤️

    She also posted this picture to mark his birthday last year.

    I know you're serenading everyone right now.. We love you Cory! Happy Birthday..❤️

    But now she has made a more permanent tribute to the actor – by getting a tattoo of the number five.

    And one more.. for my quarterback.. ❤️

    On Thursday, Lea shared the picture alongside the adorable message: "For my quarterback."

    Fans of Glee will be aware the number five was Finn's football jersey number, the character played by Cory. And now she has a lasting reminder of him, although it is not clear where the inking is on her body.

    And it's even more poignant as Lea took home his jersey as a memento when Glee's finale wrapped filming last year.

    But it's not the only new tattoo she revealed this week. The star also revealed she's had a coffee cup inked on her finger as a tribute to her grandmother, who died last week.

    For you Grandma.. I love you forever.. ❤️

    She wrote on Instagram next to the picture: "I lost my beautiful grandma this week.. She wasn't your typical grandma. She gave me my first cup of coffee when I was 8 years old. She said something inappropriate to every boyfriend I've ever had. She never made pie or knit me a sweater. But she was my grandma and I loved her... More than anything.. I love you Grandma. ❤️ @prospect_tattoos Bronx NY."


    Monteith died in Vancouver on July 13, 2013, from an overdose of heroin and alcohol at the age of 31.

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