Cory Monteith was found dead
in a Vancouver hotel room Saturday (July 13) at the age of 31. While police and the coroner's office investigate Monteith's death, many of his castmates, "Glee" crew and celebrity friends share their emotional reactions via Twitter.
Here are some of the many Twitter responses as of Saturday morning. So far, there is no word from Monteith's longtime girlfriend and co-star Lea Michele, who
publicly stood by her man
during his final rehab stint.
Taylor Swift: "Speechless. And for the worst reason."
Mark Salling: "no"
"Glee" (official Twitter): "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."
Nina Dobrev: "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."
Demi Lovato: "#RIPCoryMonteith... So unbelievably tragic. Please #prayforLea.."
Kristin Chenoweth: "RIP CoryMontieth. You will be loved. Always."
Adam Shankman: "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..."
Nash Overstreet: "I can't express how sad & horrible it is to hear about Cory Monteith.One of the best, kindest, guys I've ever met.Pray for him, & his family"
Iqbal Theba: "OMG!! My Cory..."
John Stamos: "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."
Dot-Marie Jones: "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!"
Kim Kardashian: "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"
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"
Damian McGinty: "The guy I shot my first acting scene with. The nicest guy I've met. Can't believe it."
Lauren Potter: "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."
Katharine McPhee: "omg. Met this sweet man. RIP."
Kaley Cuoco: "#CoryMonteith no words. Prayers. Thoughts w his family. This is terrible. Can't speak."
Candace Cameron Bure: "What?! My heart is sinking"
Olivia Munn: "Shocked and saddened by the tragic death of Cory Monteith. All my love to his family, friends & girlfriend. #TooSoon"
Denise Richards: "This is devastating....my heart goes out to @CoryMonteith & his loved ones....& cast and crew of #Glee a tragic loss....#RipCoryMonteith"
Kylie Jenner: "R.I.P pic.twitter.com/oX7T2zAfvX"