How unbelievably sad. After the 31-year-old ‘Glee’ star was tragically found dead in a Vancouver hotel room on July 13, a huge group of stars took to Twitter to voice their devastation, shock, and grief.
The entertainment world is utterly heartbroken after news broke that Cory Monteith, best known for playing Finn on Glee, passed away on July 13. After hearing the tragic news, Cory’s co-stars and many other celebrities rushed to Twitter to express their mournful reactions.
Cory Monteith Dies: Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian & More React On Twitter
Mark Salling, who plays Puck on Glee, captured his speechlessness over Cory’s death, only tweeting, “No.” Mark deleted the tweet soon after.
Taylor Swift tweeted, “Speechless. And for the worst reason.”
Selena Gomez, who starred in Monte Carlo with Cory tweeted a picture of her hugging Cory. She captioned it with, “This hurts. I love you Cory. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.This hurts. I love you Cory. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.”
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.” Kylie Jenner also tweeted a photo of herself, Kendall, and Cory along with the caption, “R.I.P.”
Rihanna wrote, “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!”
Nina Dobrev tweeted, “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.”
Zooey Deschanel tweeted, “This is such sad news about @CoryMonteith – what an absolutely tragic loss of a very talented young man.”
Rumer Willis wrote, “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.”
Chloe Grace Moretz tweeted, “I just heard about Cory Monteith.. Rest in peace, everyone close to him and affected by this loss you’re in my prayers.”
Kaley Cuoco tweeted, “#CoryMonteith no words. Prayers. Thoughts w his family. This is terrible. Can’t speak.”
Debby Ryan tweeted, “RIP Cory Monteith. ): So young. Praying for those closest to him.”
Marlee Matilin posted, “My thoughts & prayers are with family and friends as well as cast of Glee on passing of Cory Monteith. A young talent gone too soon.”
Mario Lopez wrote, “RIP Cory Montieth… Such a nice guy, very down to earth. Incredibly sad…. #TooYoungToDie.”
Angie Miller posted, “RIP Cory Monteith. My prayers go out to the whole Glee cast.”
Katie Cassidy tweeted, “So sad to lose a dear friend & talented man… @CoryMonteith you’ll always be remembered.”
Lance Bass wrote, “Devastated about the news of Cory Monteith – such an incredible guy – my thoughts are with his family and friends.”
Kristen Chenoweth tweeted, “RIP CoryMontieth. You will be loved. Always.”
Kat Dennings wrote, “I can’t fully process this news. Tragic, tragic loss of a young, promising, talented man. Cory Monteith, rest in peace.”
Adam Shankman tweeted, “I will always cherish you in my heart. Thank you for so many wonderful days. I love you CM …”
And Ian Ziering tweeted, “@CoryMonteith you have touched us all, and we will miss you. God bless you and your family.”
Rita Wilson tweeted, “My hearts breaks for Cory Monteith, his family, loved ones and Lea. Why?”
Adam Lambert tweeted, “My deepest sympathies go out to friends and family of Cory Monteith. Such tragic news.”
Harry Shum, Jr. wrote, “At this time, please send nothing but love and light. This tragic news still doesn’t feel real to me.”
Cory clearly had an enormous and positive effect on everyone he came into contact with. He will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.
— Andrew Gruttadaro