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Report: 'Glee' star's boyfriend found dead

Matt Bendik, Glee Star Becca Tobin's Boyfriend, Reportedly Found Dead At 35


Matt Bendik, the boyfriend of "Glee" star Becca Tobin, was found dead in a Philadelphia hotel room. A hotel maid discovered the 35-year-old nightclub owner's body on Thursday afternoon.



According to TMZ police do not suspect foul play and there is no evidence of suicide but are calling the incident a "sudden death." The celebrity news site is also reporting that sources say both Bendik and Tobin were in Philadelphia together this week but there is no word on whether Tobin was in the hotel when the body was found.

Last January, Bendik posted a photo of the pair to Instagram with the caption "hottest 16 yr old I know." Sixteen is of course the age of Tobin's character Kitty Wild on Fox's "Glee." To months ago, the real life 28-year-old actress reposted the photo as a throwback Thursday with the caption "#tbt to the first time @mattbendik and I got our flirt on."

Friends of Benik are already taking to social media to express their sadness over this loss.

So far, calls to Tobin's rep weren't returned.

Almost exactly a year ago, the "Glee" cast suffered a similar tragedy with Cory Monteith.

Last July 13th, the "Glee" star was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room of an overdose from a mixture of heroin and alcohol.


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kgproduction July 11 2014 at 10:08 AM

it is "two months ago" not "to months ago"

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Scooter July 11 2014 at 11:37 AM

MESSAGE TO MEN: Don't date Glee girls!!!

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taostop July 11 2014 at 10:01 AM

More drugs I'm sure!

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moudsie taostop July 11 2014 at 12:28 PM

Most likely --

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doccus July 11 2014 at 10:06 AM

"To months ago".........maybe "Two .."

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Bonnie July 11 2014 at 11:26 AM

Right. "Sudden Death" from nothing...no foul play, etc. etc.. 35 yr.old just drops dead in a hotel...mmmm....Guess the Glee show isn't a really Glee-ful place to work...Drugs couldn't possibly be involved...dropping like flies ....

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shaymay2 Bonnie July 11 2014 at 2:45 PM

We don't know about drugs yet, but I had a friend that died at 38 from a heart attack, another friend died at 30 suddenly blood clot to the brain...... While drugs may have played a role that is still unknown but there are non drug related sudden deaths.....

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dexrmerritt July 11 2014 at 9:50 AM

its as bad as Murder She Wrote - everybody is dying on, in or around that 'happy show'

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crazy ray dexrmerritt July 11 2014 at 2:08 PM

Okay, so this is because of stupidity. Dead is dead, there ain't no cure.

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landslowrance dexrmerritt July 11 2014 at 3:42 PM

It's no longer "murder she wrote".... It's "murder she blogged".

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onlykjv4me July 11 2014 at 11:13 AM

This is a another sad case of drug overdose most likely. BTW AOL - I would happily take a job editing the spelling on your pages so they don't go out this way.

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henrtny onlykjv4me July 11 2014 at 2:18 PM

The thing is they (would be editors) don't proof read their own articles so I'm sure they don't read the comments.

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T REXX July 11 2014 at 9:45 AM

The price of fame and those who get to close to it

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chmdeeringconst July 11 2014 at 10:32 AM

co-incidence or curse

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Just one. chmdeeringconst July 11 2014 at 12:01 PM

Or perhaps..co-caine

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phpoling July 11 2014 at 12:16 PM

It could be natural causes even it's not unusual for his age?

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