Cory Monteith was a junkie - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg
24 June – The 29 year old star, which rose to fame through TV's "Glee", revealed that when he was younger he used to do drugs and was brought into rehab, according to ABC news website. 29-year-old Monteith who plays Finn, a naïve high school football star in "Glee", told Parade magazine that he was nothing like his own screen character when he was 13 years old. The actor revealed that he skipped school to get drunk, smoke pot and had attended over 12 different schools. "I burned a lot of bridges. I was out of control, I had a serious problem (with drugs)," Monteith was quoted as saying. Afraid that he could die, his mother and a group of friends staged an intervention. "That's when I first went to rehab. I did the stint but then went back to doing exactly what I left off doing." Monteith said he felt lucky to be alive after his troubled youth, and it was only later during ...