News of Glee actor Cory Monteith’s unexpected and tragic death rocked Hollywood late Saturday night, with many of the 31-year-old actor’s co-stars and fellow television actors conveying their sadness on Twitter.
Monteith, best known for playing Finn Hudson on Fox’s Glee, was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room Saturday afternoon.
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 (@HarryShumJr) July 14, 2013
I am totally heartbroken right now. I love Cory so much this hurts my heart.
— Lauren Potter (@TheLaurenPotter) July 14, 2013
Cory was a gentle, sweet soul & I am grateful to have had the chance to play his Mom. My heart is w/ his family, his Glee family & sweet Lea
— Romy Rosemont (@RomyRosemont) 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
Speechless. And for the worst reason.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) July 14, 2013
The guy I shot my first acting scene with. The nicest guy I've met. Can't believe it.
— Damian Mc Ginty (@damianmcginty) July 14, 2013
RIP CoryMontieth. You will be loved. Always.
— Kristin Chenoweth (@KChenoweth) July 14, 2013
I can't believe it.
I'm angry, with no one to lash out at. HE WAS A GOOD MAN AND HE WAS MY FRIEND.
Cory… don't be dead.
— Brad Ellis (@BradEllisPiano) July 14, 2013
This hurts. I love you Cory. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. pic.twitter.com/SceFQd7gzT
— Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) July 14, 2013
First day on Glee he said to me, I can't believe I'm working w/Uncle Jesse-
I can't believe i'm writing this tweet. Heartbreaking. RIP Cory.
— John Stamos (@JohnStamos) 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
Oh my god. Oh, no. There are no words. I'm so sorry. Heartbreaking. #RipCoryMonteith
— Julie Plec (@julieplec) 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 lose a dear friend & talented man… @CoryMonteith you'll always be remembered.
— Katie Cassidy (@MzKatieCassidy) July 14, 2013
What I will remember about Cory Monteith is that he was talented, funny and absolutely kindhearted. We lost a gentleman. RIP
— Cheyenne Jackson (@cheyennejackson) July 14, 2013
R.I.P. Cory Monteith. Always heard what a great guy he was. A real gentleman. Prayers for his family. #waytoosoon
— Jim O'Heir (@JimOHeir) 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
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
Way too soon. A very nice & good guy. RT @joshgad: RIP Cory Monteith. Gone way too soon.
— Joel McHale (@joelmchale) July 14, 2013
RIP Cory Montieth… Such a nice guy, very down to earth. Incredibly sad….#TooYoungToDie
— Mario Lopez (@MarioLopezExtra) July 14, 2013
shocked and so heartbroken to hear the news about Cory. my heart goes out to his friends and family.
— Beth Behrs (@BethBehrs) July 14, 2013
R.I.P. Cory Monteith.
— (((Joshua Malina))) (@JoshMalina) 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
— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) July 14, 2013
I am shocked and deeply saddened by the heartbreaking news about Cory Monteith. My heart goes out to his family and Lea Michelle.
— Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul) July 14, 2013
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) July 14, 2013
This is such sad news about @CoryMonteith – what an absolutely tragic loss of a very talented young man.
— zooey deschanel (@ZooeyDeschanel) 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
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
Really sad about Cory Monteith's passing. Saying prayers for friends and family, what a difficult time…
— Hilary Duff (@HilaryDuff) July 14, 2013
My thought love & prayers are going out to the friends & family of Cory Monteith my he rest in peace!
— Kelly! (@KellyOsbourne) July 14, 2013
Beautiful man! Why did you leave us so soon? Rest with the angels, Cory Monteith.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) July 14, 2013