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Ryan Murphy Admits ‘GleeShould Have Ended When Its ‘Spirit of JoyLeft After Cory Monteith’s Death

Actor Cory Monteith and producer Ryan Murphy attend the 'GLEE' 300th musical performance special taping at Paramount Studios on October 26, 2011 在好莱坞, 加利福尼亚州. (杰森·拉维里斯/FilmMagic 摄)

Actor Cory Monteith and producer Ryan Murphy attend the 'GLEE' 300th musical performance special taping at Paramount Studios on October 26, 2011 在好莱坞, 加利福尼亚州. (杰森·拉维里斯/FilmMagic 摄)

Cory Monteith and Ryan Murphy.
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The death of Cory Monteith left a lasting impact on the cast of 高兴 and its creator, Ryan Murphy.

在出现在 most recent episodeAnd That’s What You REALLY Missed, the podcast hosted by 高兴 明矾 Jenna UshkowitzKevin McHale, Murphy, 56, revealed his thoughts on the show following Monteith’s passing in July 2013.

“现在, if this had happened, I would be like, ‘That’s the end,'” Murphy shared. “Because you can’t really recover from something like that.

Monteith played Finn Hudson on the popular Fox series from its premiere in May 2009 until his sudden death from a drug overdose at age 31 在七月 13, 2013.

Only one month after Monteith’s passing, the show filmed a tribute episode titledThe Quarterback”. According to Ushkowitz, 36, and McHale, 34, the cast was given a choice to appear in the tribute episode at the time, but felt pressured to say no.

It just felt like an impossible corner we were all put in,” Ushkowitz said. “There’s no right or wrong.

FOX's "Glee" - Season Four

FOX's "Glee" - Season Four

Glee cast.
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McHale added that filming the episode, even with grief counselors on-set, proved to be quite difficult and recalled walking out during his scenes.

We’re in a scene talking about a character. Obviously we’re talking about our real friend,” 他说. “Then there’s a camera on you. When those things happen, you don’t know when you’re going to lose it and not lose it and break down.

The fifth season of the show, which was in production at the time of Monteith’s death, aired on 九月 26. 2013, with the tribute episode airing on Oct. 10.

Murphy expressed that if it were up to him, the show would havestopped for a very long time and probably not come back.

It’s an episode I was able to watch once,” 他分享了. “And I never looked at it again.

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丽娅·米雪儿, who played Rachel Berry on the series and dated Monteith both on-and-off screen from 2012 until his death, expressed similar feelings about the show’s tribute episode earlier this year.

在一个 video captured by an audience member 在此期间 An Evening With Lea Michele: Life in Music tour in July, 米歇尔, 36, reflected on performing her rendition of Bob Dylan’sMake You Feel My Lovefor the tribute.

I don’t even remember what I was listening to at the time. 喜欢, 没有什么. I was just in such a hole,” Michele said as she addressed the crowd.

丽娅·米雪儿; Cory Monteith

丽娅·米雪儿; Cory Monteith

Lea Michele and Cory Monteith.
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I’m grateful that [Murphy] asked me. 我真的, 真的, really am. Because it needed to be something that felt real for me. But it was also so hard,” 她说.

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She added about filming the episode: “I would film it, and then I would run off, and then I would come back. And it was wild and hard, but we healed together, and this song helped.