Gleeks Every Where Are Devastated Over the Loss of Cory Monteith
Filed by Cheryl | Jul 14, 2013
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Cory Monteith who played one of Glee's lead character's Finn Hudson was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room dead on Saturday . Gleeks are grieving this great loss all over the world this am as they are waking up to this devastating news. We are in shock!! We cannot even comprehend why this has happened! How can Glee go on without Cory Monteith !! His fans and Hollywood respond with the shock as we have! The last thing Cory tweeted was on July 12 th, "oh. IT'S A SHARK TORNADO." Too young to die!!
Cory was found dead at the Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancover.
The Vancouver police held a press conference moments ago, confirmed the young star's death. They went on to further explain that around noon this afternoon, after Cory missed his checkout time, hotel staff went up to his room to investigate. It was then that Cory was found deceased, apparently for several hours.
Police responded within minutes of receiving a call from the BC Ambulance Service regarding a sudden death in a room on the 21st floor of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel at 1038 Canada Place in downtown Vancouver.
Monteith's family was only notified of his passing an hour before the press conference was held at 10:30 PM Pacific time Saturday night.
The police have reviewed hotel video tapes and have confirmed that Cory was alone when he returned to his room last night. Upon further investigation of the scene, they confirmed that his death was not caused by foul play. As for the actual cause of death, the coroner announced that her department will need to run further tests to know for sure.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.
"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," Cory's publicist, Melissa Kates, said in an e-mail of his passing.
Monteith had checked in to the Fairmont Pacific Rim on July 6th. Police HAVE already spoken to some of the people he had in his room the days leading up to his death.
Glee executive producers, producers 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Co. said in a statement: "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."
Kristin Chenoweth: RIP CoryMonteith. You will be loved. Always.
Adam Shankman: I will always cherish you in my heart. Thank you for so many wonderful days. I love you CM ... pic.twitter.com/HW5me8dmLo
Dot Marie Jones: I have no words! My heart is broken. Cory was not only a hell of a friend, he was one amazing man 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 his family and our whole Glee family! I love you all!
Zooey Deschanel: This is such sad news about Cory Monteith. What an absolutely tragic loss of a very talented young man.
Nina Dobrev: I'm gutted. Shocked and saddened to hear the news, my heart goes out to Cory's family and friends. Let's respect their space as they grieve.
Damian McGinty: The guy I shot my first acting scene with. The nicest guy I've met. Can't believe it.
Bryan Wynbrandt: Crushed to hear about Cory Monteith. Had the pleasure to write for him on Kyle XY. Enjoyed watching his rapid rise to fame. #RIP
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.
Alex Anders: Heartbroken by the loss of my friend Cory Monteith. Praying for his family and loved ones. Such a good hearted man that will be sorely missed.
David Boreanaz: R.I.P. Cory Monteith. #Glee.
Kat Dennings: I can't fully process this news. Tragic, tragic loss of a young, promising, talented man. Cory Monteith, rest in peace
Beth Behrs: Shocked and so heartbroken to hear the news about Cory. my heart goes out to his friends and family.
Julie Plec: Oh my god. Oh, no. There are no words. I'm so sorry. Heartbreaking. #RipCoryMonteith
Iqbal Theba: OMG!! My Cory...
Katie Cassidy: So sad to lose a dear friend & talented man... Cory Monteith you'll always be remembered.
Anthony Rapp: My thoughts go out to the friends and family and colleagues of Cory Monteith. Always very sad to see folks lose that battle.
Greg Grunberg: R.I.P. Cory Monteith. What a terrible, terrible tragedy. So young. So talented. So sad.
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Demi Lovato: #RIPCoryMonteith... So unbelievably tragic. Please #prayforLea..
Lana Parrilla: RIP Cory Monteith. Condolences to his family and friends. So sad. #Glee
Lance Bass: Devastated about the news of Cory Monteith. Such an incredible guy. My thoughts are with his family and friends.
Kaley Cuoco: #CoryMonteith no words. Prayers. Thoughts [with] his family. This is terrible. Can't speak.
Lamorne Morris: Really awful to lose someone so young and talented. RIP @CoryMonteith
Scott Porter: This news of Cory Monteith's death just shakes me to my very core. So young. My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
Monica Potter: Oh my god, my heart & prayers go out to the family & loved ones of Cory Monteith. This is heartbreaking. Tragic.
Joel McHale: Way too soon. A very nice & good guy.
Josh Gad: RIP Cory Monteith. Gone way too soon.
Matt Lanter: Sad news. ...Shocking and terribly sad. #Cory
Phoebe Tonkin: Speechless. Sending strength and light to all of Cory's friends and family. Respect their privacy. x
Chloë Grace Moretz: I just heard about Cory Monteith.. Rest in peace, everyone close to him and affected by this loss you're in my prayers.
Nolan Gerard Funk: Oh my God. Cory. Man. I can't. Praying for you man. You were a good soul.
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Jaime King: #CoryMonteith a loss of words. May you rest in Peace. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
Tyler Shields: Wow I am speechless about Cory Monteith such a sweet and amazing guy to young to amazing we always talked about shooting so sad!
Trevor Donovan: Cory was taken from this world too soon... I'm glad I had the opportunity to know him. #RIP CORY
Holly Marie Combs: Life is hard. Be nice. For you never know what another could be struggling with or against. You never know. #RipCoryMonteith
Rachelle Lefevre: Thoughts & prayers go out to parents and loved ones of Cory Monteith. So sad. Rest in Peace.
Rumer Willis: I am truly saddened to hear about Cory Monteith. What a talented and sweet guy. My prayers go out to his family and loved ones.
Cory you were too young to leave us!! Our hearts are so grieved about this news. Glee will never be the same. We will never be the same!
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