Matt Bendik was ‘Glee’ star Becca Tobin’s boyfriend. An L.A. nightclub owner, he was found dead in a hotel room in Philadelphia. As news of the sudden death broke, the cause and the circumstances of the death were unknown.
The 28-year-old Becca Tobin is known for her portrayal of Kitty Wilde on the hit series on Fox.
The shocking news of the sudden death of her boyfriend comes almost a year to the date after ‘Glee’ star Cory Monteith was found dead in a hotel room in Vancouver on July 13th of last year, leaving behind a bereaved girlfriend and fellow ‘Glee’ star Lea Michele.
According to TMZ, Mett Bendik was in Philadelphia on a business trip and his girlfriend was not with him. Quoting law enforcement sources, the site further reports that it was a hotel maid who found Bendik’s lying on the bed face down, at approximately 1 p.m. local time on Thursday. As neither evidence of suicide nor no weapons were found, for now police are call it a “sudden death” which is not believed to involve foul play. Also reportedly no alcohol, drugs or prescription medications were found in the room.
As for the details of the biography that are now highly sought after in such tragic circumstances, he was 35 years old at the time of his death and he was the owner of DBA and AV nightclubs in Los Angeles. These hot spots were noted for their celebrity clientele, including such big names as Leonardo DiCaprio, Ne-Yo, Enrique Iglesias, Chris Brown and others. He was a graduate of the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.
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Photos: Matt Bendik and Becca Tobin
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