'Glee' Cast Reacts to Cory Monteith's Death

'Glee' Cast Reacts to Cory Monteith's Death

Cory Monteith has died at the very young age of 31 and we are in a state of shock over the sad news.

Some of the Glee actor’s former co-stars from the hit Fox series have spoken out after the news spread around the internet after Cory was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on Saturday (July 13).

Cory‘s death was confirmed to JustJaredJr.com by his rep.

“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,” his rep said in a statement.

Click inside to see what the Glee cast is saying about Cory Monteith‘s death…

Dean Geyer: “I’m not quite to sure what to say :( I’m very glad I got to spend a day filming one scene with Cory. 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.”

Olivia Newton-John: “Cory Monteith @CoryMonteith. So sad. So young. So sweet. So talented. My condolences and prayers go to his family and loved ones. xo”

NeNe Leakes: (Roz Washington) “These were fun times! I hate 2 see such a great young actor leave us so soon! RIP @corymonteith my prayers r wit u.”

Stephen Tobolowsky: (Sandy Ryerson) “I am overwhelmed by the news of Cory. Sweet, kind, so filled with joy. One of the dearest souls I ever met. My heart to his family and love. Cory was the epitome of joy. Always a smile. Tireless as a performer. Could always make you laugh even on a hard day. Dear Dear man. He was always making joke when things got tense. He seemed to have endless resilience.Question to the universe – What is the purpose of joy?”

Courtney Galiano: (The Mack) “Praying hard. Sending insurmountable amounts of love to my Glee family.”

Josh Groban: “While I only met him briefly on set, I remember him to be an extremely sweet guy. Tragic. RIP Cory.”

Romy Rosemont: (Carole Hudson, Finn’s mom) “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.”

John Stamos: “We talked about how lucky he felt to be alive-and sober. We talked about playing drums. Glad i knew you Cory.”

Vanessa Lengies: “Family, I wish you could give me your pain and heartbreak and take my unconditional love to fill in its place.”

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.”

Mark Salling: “no”

Josh Sussman: “I am so saddened to hear about Cory. He was such a great guy/Super-kind &warm. A tragic loss. My heart goes out to all his friends & family. RIP Cory. Glad to have met you on your journey. U will be missed.”

Riker Lynch: (Jeff, Dalton Warbler) “In times like these, we have to remember to celebrate life. Think on the positive side :)”

Damian McGinty: “The guy I shot my first acting scene with. The nicest guy I’ve met. Can’t believe it.”

Kristin Chenoweth (April Rhodes, guest star): “RIP CoryMontieth. You will be loved. Always.”

Lauren Potter (Becky): “I am totally heartbroken right now. I love Cory so much this hurts my heart… I hope my #glee family is ok right now. I love them all.”

Dot-Marie Jones (Coach Bieste): “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 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!”

Cheyenne Jackson (Dustin Goolsby, guest star): “What I will remember about Cory Monteith is that he was talented, funny and absolutely kindhearted. We lost a gentleman. RIP”

Nolan Funk (Hunter Clarington, a Warbler): “Oh my God. Cory. Man. I can’t. Praying for you man. You were a good soul… Thanks for always being kind Cory. You came a long way from hanging on the beaches in vancouver with the gang pre Glee. Sending you love bud”

Iqbal Theba (Principal Figgins): “OMG!! My Cory…”

Josh Sussman (Jacob Ben Israel): “I am so saddened to hear about Cory. He was such a great guy/Super-kind &warm. A tragic loss. My heart goes out to all his friends & family.”

Lindsay Pearce (Harmony, runner up of The Glee Project season one): “All my love to his family, and his loved ones. I’m so sorry and my heart goes out to you.”

Patrick Gallagher (Ken Tanaka): “So very sad…too soon for a really wonderful and talented guy #RipCoryMonteith”

Jennifer Aspen (Kendra Giardi, Terri’s Sister): “Corey Monteith. OMG this is not right. Was ALWAYS a sweetheart. Prayers for him and the people he has left.”

Curt Mega
(Nick): “Heartbroken to hear of Cory’s passing. He was kind, hardworking, immensely talented & always fun to work with. Prayers for his loved ones. I’ll never forget the love, goofiness & vulnerability Cory expressed through playing Finn. His work touched people’s lives (including mine).”

Lamarcus Tinker (Shane Tinsley): “R.I.P @CoryMonteith .It was honor & privilege,to have worked with him. My prayers are with his family & friends! Much Love Always! God Bless”

Adam Shankman (Frequent Glee Director): “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…”

Alex Anders (Glee‘s Music Producer): “Heartbroken by the loss of my friend @CoryMonteith Praying for his family and loved ones. Such a good hearted man that will be sorely missed”

Adam Anders (Glee‘s Music Producer): “Words can’t express my grief. I lost a brother today. God please take care of my friend @CoryMonteith”

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