Quickly after news spread about his shocking death, celebrities took to Twitter to share their condolescnes for Cory Monteith and his family and friends.
He was only 31 years old and in the prime of both his personal and professional life, but sadly the “Glee” star passed away in a hotel room in Vancouver, Canada shortly after 12:00pm local time on Saturday (July 13).
“Speechless,” Taylor Swift Tweeted. “And for the worst reason,” while Cory”s co-star Dot-Marie Jones shared, “Have no words. My heart is broken.”
“I”m gutted,” said Nina Dobrev. “Shocked and saddened to hear the news, my heart goes out to Cory”s family and friends. Lets respect their space as they grieve.”
Chloe Moretz wrote, “I just heard about Cory Monteith.. Rest in peace, everyone close to him and affected by this loss you”re in my prayers.”
Meanwhile, Kat Dennings tweeted, “I can”t fully process this news. Tragic, tragic loss of a young, promising, talented man.”
Broadway legend Kristin Chenoweth expressed her sorrow, writing, “RIP CoryMontieth [sic]. You will be loved. Always,” and “Big Bang Theory” actress Kaley Cuoco said, “No words. Prayers. Thoughts w his family. This is terrible. Can”t speak.”
In addition to the social media buzz, “Glee”s” executive producers released a statement reading, We are deeply saddened by this tragic news. Cory was an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person. He was a true joy to work with and we will all miss him tremendously. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.”
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