Christina Applegate's Past Love Found Dead

Sad news on Independence Day for Christina Applegate, as the Samantha Who star's ex-boyfriend Lee Grivas was found dead from a drug overdose in his apartment on Tuesday.

Though sources say that Christina and Lee were not dating at the time of his death, but that they have been on-and-off since they met in 2006. 

Christina released this statement of Thursday:

"I am profoundly saddened. Lee was an incredible human being who was an extremely important and beautiful part of my life. He is missed beyond words. He touched so many and I feel much sadness for his mother, brother and all of his family and friends."

"Christina really loved him," an insider said of the pair. "He was a really nice guy but also very sad."

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