Lea Michele gets touching tattoo in honor of late boyfriend Cory Monteith

Lea Michele's New Tattoo Is a Tribute to Cory Monteith
Lea Michele's New Tattoo Is a Tribute to Cory Monteith

It's been almost three years since "Glee" star Cory Monteith died of a mixed drug toxicity of heroin and alcohol, but surely not a day goes by that Lea Michele -- who was dating Monteith at the time of his death -- doesn't think about her late love.

The actress took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a touching tattoo that she got in honor of Monteith.

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The simple ink, which is just the number "5" in basic black text, is a nod to Monteith's football jersey number on "Glee." He played the school quarterback, Finn.

"For me Quarterback," Michele captioned the black and white photo.

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And one more.. for my Quarterback.. #5 ❤️

A post shared by Lea Michele (@leamichele) on Apr 12, 2016 at 5:47am PDT

See photos of Lea Michele and Corey Monteith together:

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