Hollywood Stunned by ‘Glee’ Star’s Death

The industry reacted with shock and sadness over the sudden passing of “Glee” star Cory Monteith, who was found dead on Saturday in a Vancouver hotel room.

Glee” producers were “deeply saddened” in a statement released by Fox while reps for Monteith’s co-star and real life girlfriend Lea Michele asked for privacy “during this devastating time.”

Friends and colleagues of Monteith took to Twitter to express their heartfelt condolences.

Ellen DeGeneres“My heart breaks for the friends and family of Cory Monteith. What a loss.”

Neil Patrick Harris: “How sad to read about Cory Monteith passing away. What a shame. He was a lovely, kind, talented guy and will be missed.”

“Glee” co-star Mark Salling: “No”

Chloe Moretz: “I just heard about Cory Monteith.. Rest in peace, everyone close to him and affected by this loss you’re in my prayers.”

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: “I am so sad to hear about Cory Monteith. He was a lovely person with a ton of talent. My heart goes out to his family and friends. RIP Cory.”

Rihanna: “Cory Monteith, may your spirit be at peace, and may you fly with the angels… Heartbreaking, my prayers are with all of his loved ones!”

Sophia Bush: “I saw him a few weeks ago in NY, looking so happy. heartbreaking…”

Katy Perry: “Rest in peace Cory. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones. Our prayers are with you.”

John Stamos: “We talked about how lucky he felt to be alive-and sober. We talked about playing drums. Glad i knew you Cory.”

Demi Lovato: “#RIPCoryMonteith… So unbelievably tragic. Please #prayforLea.”

Kim Kardashian: “Just heard about the death of Cory Monteith. So sad. Prayers 4 his family. Praying 4 Lea too! Words can’t describe what they must be feeling.”

 

 

 

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