Cory Monteith's loved ones are grieving together in the wake of his sudden death.
And that includes Lea Michele.
"Lea is deeply grateful for all the love and support she's received from family, friends, and fans," reps for the Glee star said in a statement to E! News.
"Since Cory's passing, Lea has been grieving alongside his family and making appropriate arrangements with them. They are supporting each other as they endure this profound loss together. We continue to ask the media to respect the privacy of Lea and Cory's family."
After conducting an autopsy Monday, the BC Coroners Service announced today that Monteith died of mixed drug toxicity, a toxicology screening showing heroin and alcohol in his system.
Michele's camp had remained largely silent since Monteith's death on Saturday in Vancouver, asking only that "everyone kindly respect Lea's privacy during this devastating time. "
The actress gushed about her boyfriend to E! News at the 12th annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball last month. Referring to his dashing style, she said, "I think he looks great though, doesn't he? So handsome. He's the best."
Asked about their tendency to coordinate on the red carpet, Michele said, "I'll pick something out, totally not knowing what he's wearing at all, and then it'll be the same thing and he'll be like, 'You have to stop doing this!' But this time, I sent him a picture of this and I was like, 'This is what I'm wearing tonight,' and then he picked that."
Benefiting Chrysalis, a Los Angeles-based organization that helps homeless and those getting by on low incomes obtain employment, the event was Monteith's first red carpet since leaving rehab in April.
"Chrysalis is empowerment," told E! at the time. "It's not just a handout. It's empowerment. It's taking people who just need a help up."