Chris Colfer Breaks His Silence On The Death Of Cory Monteith

It’s been almost two weeks since Cory Monteith’s sudden passing, but Chris Colfer has finally broken silence about his Glee costar and shared a statement through his Instagram.

corychris“I’ll never forget all the laughs we shared or the faces we made after awkward interview questions. Love and miss you, buddy,” Colfer writes.

Colfer joins Naya Rivera, Jane Lynch, Chord Overstreet, Jenna Ushkowitz, Charice and others who have paid public tribute to Monteith, who died July 13 of a toxic combination of heroin and alcohol.

Lea Michele has not yet personally addressed her boyfriend’s passing, but her camp disclosed that she had joined Monteith’s family in mourning, and yesterday she and Glee creator Ryan Murphy headed up a memorial to honor the late actor for members of their showbiz family. It’s not immediately known whether Colfer attended.

Glee‘s fifth season is expected to begin production August 5, a week later than originally planned. The series will return on September 26 for three episodes, one being a tribute to Monteith, thens will then go on hiatus.