Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, "Glee" Co-Stars and More React to Death of Cory Monteith
By Playbill Staff
July 15, 2013
Cory Monteith, who played heartthrob Finn Hudson on the Fox hit musical series "Glee," died July 13 at the age of 31. Shortly after the news broke, celebrities, friends and co-stars reacted to the sudden death of the young artist via Twitter.
Read more about the actor here.
"Glee" and Broadway star Matthew Morrison dedicated his July 14 performance at 54 Below to his late "Glee" co-star. Read more about the dedication here.
Harry Shum Jr
At this time, please send nothing but love and light. This tragic news still doesn't seem real to me. I love you Cory.
"I've got the rest of my life to be a grown up. And for now, it's okay to be young." -Finn Hudson
I'll never forget the love, goofiness & vulnerability Cory expressed through playing Finn. His work touched people's lives (including mine)
Heartbroken to hear of Cory's passing. He was kind, hardworking, immensely talented & always fun to work with. Prayers for his loved ones.
Speechless. And for the worst reason.
glee was a show that changed my life. it taught me to accept myself and not care what anyone else says. can't believe this #RipCoryMonteith
Miley Ray Cyrus
So shocked...can't believe the sad news about Cory Monteith such a tragedy. He was so talented. praying for his family #RipCoryMonteith
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...
Damian Mc Ginty
The guy I shot my first acting scene with. The nicest guy I've met. Can't believe it.
Truly a 24 hours to forget. Love is the answer. It's all that matters.
|John Stamos and Matthew Morrison in "Glee"|
|Photo by Adam Rose/FOX|
My heart goes out to Cory Montheith's friends and family. Rest in peace.
RIP Cory Montieth... Such a nice guy, very down to earth. Incredibly sad.... #TooYoungToDie
Cory Monteith. Too soon. This makes me incredibly sad.
Still saddened and shocked by the passing of Cory Monteith. My thoughts are with his family and friends. #GoneTooSoon
My thoughts are with Cory and the entire Glee family. Truly no words.
We talked about how lucky he felt to be alive-and sober. We talked about playing drums. Glad i knew you Cory.
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.
My heart breaks for the friends and family of Cory Monteith. What a loss.
I found out exactly why his fans love him so much. He will be very sorely missed. And I do not believe that death is in any way final.
This hurts. I love you Cory. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
#RIPCoryMonteith Such a tragedy... My heart goes out to his friends & family.
I can't believe this news about Cory. Sending lots of hugs to my friends on Glee, he was just the sweetest guy and will be terribly missed.
Really saddened and shocked about @CoryMonteith. Prayers out his family... Wow.
Chad Michael Murray
Rest in Peace @CoryMonteith You brought such light to ur fans in ur time here.
As we perform the show today, our thoughts and love are with Darren, everyone on Glee, and all of Cory's friends and family. Terrible loss.
going through a million memories and emotions today. ill love you always Brother Cory.
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
My deepest sympathies go out to friends and family of Cory Monteith. Such tragic news.
Really sad about Cory Monteith's passing. Saying prayers for friends and family, what a difficult time...
@CoryMonteith @msleamichele @GLEEonFOX i hate twitter @ time like this. nothing i write will convey my sadness for corey& all who loved him.
My thoughts & prayers to ALL parents, family, & friends who have lost young loved ones before their time. I hope love helps heal their hearts
Addiction is a powerful disease that is sly&crafty. It’s so sad when it claims another. Dont be ashamed to ask for help if u need it.
RIP CoryMontieth. You will be loved. Always.
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!
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
I am totally heartbroken right now. I love Cory so much this hurts my heart.
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
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!
#CoryMonteith no words. Prayers. Thoughts w his family. This is terrible. Can't speak.
Devastated about the news of Cory Monteith - such an incredible guy - my thoughts are with his family and friends.
RIP Cory Monteith. Gone way too soon.
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
This is such sad news about @CoryMonteith - what an absolutely tragic loss of a very talented young man. Demi Lovato
#RIPCoryMonteith... So unbelievably tragic. Please #prayforLea..
Shocked and saddened by the tragic death of Cory Monteith. All my love to his family, friends & girlfriend. #TooSoon
My thought love & prayers are going out to the friends & family of Cory Monteith my he rest in peace!
Beautiful man! Why did you leave us so soon? Rest with the angels, Cory Monteith.
Hoping to actually sleep tonight. My love and condolences go out to my girl @msleamichele & @CoryMonteith's fam & loved ones. So very sad.
My heart goes out to Cory Monteith's family... I met him on the Glee set years ago & he was so lovely and charming.
Heavy hearted today over the tragic loss of Cory Monteith. Truly shocking and heartbreaking. God Bless his family and loved ones.
Feeling sick to my stomach over the death of Cory Monteith... watching the news
Brian Stokes Mitchell
I just got the sad news about Cory Monteith of "Glee". A great loss of a wonderful actor and wonderful human being.
I am in shock about the horrible news of Cory Monteith's death. I wasn't lucky enough to know him but I am saddened today by this 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.
Heartbreaking: RIP Cory Monteith. Sending love and prayers to all my friends on glee.
Heart-broken about Cory Monteith.
Shocked and saddened to hear about Cory Monteith. My heart goes out to his friends, family, and colleagues who knew and loved him.
My thoughts go out to the friends and family and colleagues of Cory Monteith. Always very sad to see folks lose that battle.
Please don't let this Cory Monteith news be real. Had the pleasure of meeting him a few times and am just hoping it's a twitter hoax.
Damn this day. RT @THR: BREAKING: #Glee's Cory Monteith found dead in Vancouver hotel, Hwood Reporter has confirmed.
Horrible RT @THR: BREAKING: #Glee's Cory Monteith found dead in Vancouver hotel, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed.