Fans and celebrities like Demi Lovato are praying for Lea, the supportive girlfriend of Cory, after his death was reported on July 13. Multiple trending topics on Twitter show support for the devastated actress — read more below.
Lea Michele is “absolutely hysterical and completely inconsolable” over the death of her Glee co-star and boyfriend Cory Monteith, 31, a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. After the news broke, “PrayforLea” was a trending topic on Twitter — see how fans are supporting Cory’s friends and family below.
Lea Michele & Cory Monteith — Actress Devastated Over His Death
The source tells HollywoodLife.com that Lea is “devastated” over hearing the news that Cory had died on July 13.
Cory was found dead in his Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel room in Vancouver after he missed check-out.
Fans Trend For Cory & Lea
Trending on Twitter on July 14 were “RIP,” “RIPCoryMonteith” and “Lea.” Fans also started using “PrayForLea” and “StayStrongLea” to show their support.
Kim Kardashian tweeted, “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.”
Demi Lovato wrote: “
#RIPCoryMonteith… So unbelievably tragic. Please #prayforLea..”
And Ricky Martin tweeted, “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.”
Cory Monteith Had Previous Issues With Substance Abuse
Cory entered treatment for substance abuse in late March and Lea supported him publicly. On March 31, she told People:
I love and support Cory and will stand by him through this. I am grateful and proud he made this decision.
On the same day, his rep issued a statement, saying:
Cory Monteith has voluntarily admitted himself into a treatment facility for substance addiction. He graciously asks for your respect and privacy as he takes the necessary steps towards recovery.
Cory’s Death Is Confirmed
After his death on July 13, his rep issued another statement:
“We are so saddened to confirm that the reports on the death of Cory Monteith are accurate. We are in shock and mourning this tragic loss.”
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by this tragedy.
— Dory Larrabee