Reports of Lea Michele dating Matthew Paetz, a male gigolo, are abuzz in celebrity news, almost a year after her ex and “Glee” co-star’s death.
Lea Michele is moving on in life and in her career, with her video “On My Way” heating up the music charts. She’s also reportedly moving on in love with Paetz, whom she met during production for the music video.
This July 13 is the first death anniversary of Cory Monteith, Michele’s co-star in the TV Musical “Glee,” also confirmed as her boyfriend. The loss was a crushing blow for the actress, leaving her devastated. She met Paetz on the set right after she came back from Coachella.
The 27-year-old performer is reportedly in a good relationship with Paetz, who fits the bill as the next best man to Monteith. Sources tell the shoot for the “On My Way” video was overall cathartic.
“She had just come from Coachella where she was missing Cory incredibly, (the video shoot) was a big party and a really therapeutic moment for her.”
There’s slight controversy attached to reports of Lea Michele dating Matthew Paetz, male gigolo, though. Paetz has a questionable resume aside from the previous stint on the music video.
Paetz profile on Twitter lists him as a dating and lifestyle coach, but gossip site TMZ also peg him
moonlighting for Cowboys4Angels as “Christian,” offering escort services for women at $350 an hour. The TMZ source also maintains Paetz gig is on hiatus ever since he started dating Michele.
Michele said in a previous interview that a new relationship will help her carry on after Monteith, who died at 31 with heroin and alcohol found in his system.
Lea Michele dating Matthew Paetz, male gigolo is a non-issue. “I feel like it’s so important to make sure that I’m 100 percent okay before I can get into a relationship. But people have to understand that I can’t be alone forever. Cory wouldn’t want that.” (