Kristen Johnston, 3rd Rock From the Sun's female lead, was asked to comment on Glee star Cory Monteith's tragic death during an interview with HuffPost Live. Like Monteith, the 45-year-old Emmy-winning actress has been extremely open about her struggles with substance abuse. Here's what she had to say:

"It has to be drug-related on some level...The point is, it's just terribly terribly sad. However, it's completely not shocking to me."

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True, Johnston understands addiction—enough to write a book about it, in fact—but, given the freshness of this news, do you think speculation is ill-timed? Let us know in the comments below.

[Huffington Post]