Posted: 3:09 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013
Actors who worked with Cory Monteith on Glee are shocked by the 31-year-old’s sudden death in Canada.
His TV buddy and real-life friend Mark Salling, who plays Puck, simply tweeted, “no.”
Igbal Theba, who plays Principal Figgins, wrote, “OMG!! My Cory …” Damian McGinty, who is the Irish guy who won the Glee Project, said his first scene on Glee was with Cory, “The nicest guy I’ve met. Can’t believe it.”
Coach Beiste, who is the character brought to life by Dot Marie Jones, wrote:
“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!”
Lauren Potter, who plays Becky, was shocked by the news, “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.”
Guest stars Kristin Chenoweth and Cheyenne Jackson also paid their respects. Kristin wrote, “RIP CoryMontieth. You will be loved. Always” and Cheyenne describe the young actor as “talented, funny and absolutely kindhearted. We lost a gentleman. RIP.”