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Cory Monteith’s Costars, Friends And Peers React To News Of His Death

CMAs news of of the death of Cory Monteith, star of the TV series Glee and an ally to the LGBT community, at age 31 continues to reverberate throughout the entertainment industry, the well-liked young actor’s costars, friends and peers offer sympathetic messages to his fans and those close to him. The actor, who had waged a long battle against alcohol and drug addiction, was found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday.

A publicist for Lea Michelle, Monteith’s girlfriend and costar, released a statement that read, “We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea’s privacy during this devastating time.”

 

Read some of the condolence messages below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:           EDITORS
On:           Jul 14, 2013
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  • 13 Comments
    • queenrosered
      queenrosered

      This is so sad there aren’t even words to describe it.He was a troubled youth even when still living in Canada. Glee was his “ticket out” so to speak but addictions seem to have pulled him back in.He recently had finished a stint in rehab.So maybe Amy Winehouse knew on some instinctual level that going to rehab would not have helped her either. I don’t know. It’s just really messed up. :( (of course, we don’t know the cause of death for sure yet) but he checked into a hotel on July 6th and his body wasn’t found for a few days. Why was a talented, successful actor with a girlfriend (Lea Michelle) ALONE for so long? More news in the days ahead. *sigh*

      Jul 14, 2013 at 1:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • samwise343
      samwise343

      Gosh, if only he had gotten some uplifting tweets BEFORE going on another bender.

      If you’re a drug addict don’t bother with rehab. It is so overrated. Unless if it’s Dr. Drew’s show. At least there you get some publicity.

      No maid service for three days? I wouldn’t be caught dead in that hotel. RIP Corey. You didn’t deserve that hotel staff treatment.

      Jul 14, 2013 at 5:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gigi Gee
      Gigi Gee

      @samwise343: Are you for real? Skip rehab unless it’s Dr. Drew ‘cuz “there you get some publicity?” Dr. Drew’s track record for “curing” celebrities is deplorable.

      RIP Cory.

      Jul 14, 2013 at 5:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hamoboy
      hamoboy

      @samwise343: If you don’t have anything nice to say, say nothing.

      Jul 14, 2013 at 8:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jared MacBride
      Jared MacBride

      @samwise343: Being snarky takes wit, intelligence and a sense of humor. You have none of those.

      Jul 14, 2013 at 9:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gigi Gee
      Gigi Gee

      @Jared MacBride: Smooch!

      Jul 15, 2013 at 9:51 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Elliot
      Elliot

      Some of you folks are really under informed. Cory was NOT dead for days without being found. He tweeted on the 12th of July and died on the 13th of July.

      I am tremendously saddened by Cory’s death. He was a talented singer, an engaging actor and more importantly a warm, open-hearted person who cared for and was cared for by many. I never knew him, but I will miss him greatly.

      Jul 15, 2013 at 12:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rock Star
      Rock Star

      Sorry you couldn’t win the battle.

      Jul 15, 2013 at 1:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Raquel Santiago
      Raquel Santiago

      Heaven just got another beautiful angel.

      Jul 15, 2013 at 1:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AndrewIB
      AndrewIB

      This is very sad news, to hear of a young persons death.

      Maybe simply as I am a little older but I find all these public outpourings of grief via something as impersonal as twitter rather vulgar and in bad taste..people needing to be seen to be grieving. This young mans death is very sad and as such deserves better recognition than a tweet on a social media site..

      Jul 15, 2013 at 4:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ross leonard sayer
      ross leonard sayer

      Corey Monteith will be sadly missed by his family co workers and fans around the world where ever GLEE is shown. He sang my favourite song Hello,Goodbye Corey rest in peace lots of tears will be shared by everyone.

      Jul 15, 2013 at 6:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Spike
      Spike

      Hardly a surprise, there have been plenty of blind items about this guy being clean/sober when in the US and shooting Glee and being a hardcore addict/alcoholic when he is in Canada. I’m sure all of these friends/supporters will go hide under their rocks with the autopsy is released.

      Jul 16, 2013 at 1:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RedBlissKid
      RedBlissKid

      @AndrewIB: I am in an odd age where I matured around the same time social media because so omnipresent, or maybe just before, so I understand where you are coming from. I think you have to look at the intent and remember that there is no correct way to grieve. I too prefer a more private approach, but for people who use social media extensively, it only makes sense that they express their grief in that way. In fact, to some , it may seem disrespectful NOT to.

      Jul 18, 2013 at 7:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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