Now's life guru Katie Piper feels for the Glee star

Now columnist Katie Piper was very sad to hear Glee star Cory Monteith had died of a drugs and alcohol overdose just months after checking out of rehab, aged just 31.

‘He’s left behind Lea Michele, 26, on-off girlfriend Rachel Berry in the hit TV show ,’ says Katie, 29.

‘She must be absolutely devastated.

‘This awful news breaks the myth that if you’re young, rich, good looking and famous, you’ll be happy, because Cory was clearly troubled – he’s battled addiction on and off since he was a teenager.

‘I wish Lea all the strength in the world during this time.’

Read Katie Piper’s column in this week’s Now magazine dated 29 July 2013 – download the digital edition now!

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