Lea Michele & “Glee” Cast Give Touching Speech Honoring Cory Monteith at 2013 Teen Choice Awards

leamichele-teenchocie-081113While the 2013 Teen Choice Awards featured big performances by Demi Lovato & One Direction and saw stars like Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas, Sandra Bullock and Ashton Kutcher take the stage, there was one touching moment that really stole the show.

The cast of “Glee” took the stage to accept the award for Choice TV comedy and a number of other awards and Jenna Ushkowitz spoke on behalf of the group thanking all the gleeks and giving a touching tribute to Cory Monteith. Notably missing was Lea Michele who took the stage after the group to accept her award for Choice TV Comedy Actress.

Lea wanted to thank all the fans for their support during the tough time and her speech definitely did not leave a dry eye in the Gibson Amphitheater or for anyone watching at home. Watch the full speech below.

In addition, Lea looked beautiful in an Oscar de la Renta and was adorned in jewelry from the Tiffany & Co. Atlas® Collection. She completed her look with Tiffany Victoria™ diamond cluster earrings in platinum ($5,500), the Atlas® hinged bangle in 18k rose gold with diamonds by Tiffany & Co. ($9,000) and the Jean Schlumberger Pavé Diamond X ring in platinum and 18k gold for Tiffany & Co. ($5,750).