The death of Vancouverite and Glee lead star Cory Monteith, 31, has shocked many around the world. News outlets and Twitter have been buzzing about his death since it was announced by Vancouver Police late Saturday night.
Here is what celebrities, Glee cast members, and those who were close to Monteith had to say about the young star and his tragic death:
— Gema (@dearLea_) July 14, 2013
Rest in peace Cory. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones. Our prayers are with you. — Katy Perry (@katyperry) July 14, 2013
I just heard the news.This is so sad. My heart goes out to his family & friends, specially Lea Michelle.Rest in peace Cory #RipCoryMonteith
— Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin) July 14, 2013
Its truly a sad day-an amazingly talented young man is gone.So sorry to the family,friends&fans of Cory Monteith.Such a good man.Truly.
— ian somerhalder (@iansomerhalder) July 14, 2013
Saddened to hear the news on Cory. I hope it isn’t true. — Jamie Bell (@1jamiebell) July 14, 2013
My heart breaks for the friends and family of Cory Monteith. What a loss.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) July 14, 2013
Devastated about the news of Cory Monteith – such an incredible guy – my thoughts are with his family and friends.
— Lance Bass (@LanceBass) July 14, 2013
Really sad about Cory Monteith’s passing. Saying prayers for friends and family, what a difficult time… — Hilary Duff (@HilaryDuff) July 14, 2013
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!
— Rihanna (@rihanna) July 14, 2013
Speechless. And for the worst reason.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) July 14, 2013
Wow, just read the news about Cory Monteith. How sad, way too young. I hope he’s at peace. Prayers go out to his family & friends. — LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) July 14, 2013
So heartbreaking to hear about Cory Monteith…my deepest condolences to his friends and family.
— Ellen Page (@EllenPage) July 14, 2013
How sad to read about Cory Monteith passing away. What a shame. He was a lovely, kind, talented guy and will be missed.
— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) July 14, 2013
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) July 14, 2013
Just heard about the death of Cory Monteith. So sad. Prayers 4 his family. Praying 4 Lea too! Words cant describe what they must be feeling
— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) July 14, 2013
My thought love & prayers are going out to the friends & family of Cory Monteith my he rest in peace! — Kelly Osbourne (@KellyOsbourne) July 14, 2013
— demetria lovato (@ddlovato) July 14, 2013
I HAVE NO WORDS! MY HEART IS BROKEN CORY WAS NOT ONLY A HELL OF A FRIEND HE WAS ONE AMAZING MEN THAT I WILL HOLD CLOSE TO MY HEART FOREVER
— Dot-Marie Jones (@dotmariejones) July 14, 2013
I AM BLESSED TO HAVE WORKED WITH HIM AND LOVE HIM SO MUCH! MY HEART IS WITH HID FAMILY AND OUR WHOLE GLEE FAMILY! I LOVE YOU ALL! — Dot-Marie Jones (@dotmariejones) July 14, 2013
RIP Cory Monteith. Soo sad, and the fact that him and Lea Michelle were getting married in 2 weeks is heart breaking pic.twitter.com/BDZ2NTyMRD
— Rachel Chojnacki (@RachChojnacki) July 14, 2013
At this time, please send nothing but love and light. This tragic news still doesn’t seem real to me. I love you Cory.
— Harry Shum Jr (@iharryshum) July 14, 2013
Goodbye my amazing and beautiful friend. The lights in my world just grew dimmer. The world just lost one of our best. I love u so much… — Adam Shankman (@adammshankman) July 14, 2013
Remembering Cory in fun times. Gone to young. RIP Cory Monteith. pic.twitter.com/Pzobbj9fyY
— FIN (@CanucksFIN) July 14, 2013
I can’t fully process this news. Tragic, tragic loss of a young, promising, talented man. Cory Monteith, rest in peace
— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) July 14, 2013
This news of Cory Monteith’s death just shakes me to my very core. So young. My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. — Scott Porter (@ScottPorter) July 14, 2013
So sad to hear about Cory Monteith. Too many young people leaving this earth too soon. My heart goes out to his family n friends. R.I.P.
— Jayson Blair (@Jayson_Blair) July 14, 2013
I am truly saddened to hear about Cory Monteith. What a talented and sweet guy. My prayers go out to his family and loved ones.
— Rumer Willis (@TheRue) July 14, 2013
I’ve never lost a friend this close. This feels like a mistake. — Kevin Zegers (@KevinZegers) July 14, 2013
I’m gutted. Shocked and saddened to hear the news, my heart goes out to Cory’s family and friends. Lets respect their space as they grieve. — Nina Dobrev (@ninadobrev) July 14, 2013
RIP cory ! Didn’t know him personally! Met him on a couple of occasions! Super nice guy! Thoughts and prayers with his family and friends! X
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) July 14, 2013
Really sad news reading about Cory Monteith, he was such a kind & gentle soul. Sending my prayers to his family. Truly devastating.
— Justin Mikita (@JustinMikita) July 14, 2013
— Andrea Zevallos (@DaleDrea) July 14, 2013
So tragic to lose Cory Monteith. My heart goes out to his friends and family. RIP
— Sarah Shahi (@onlysarahshahi) July 14, 2013
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