Cory Monteith Death: Celebrities Send Thoughts, Prayers Via Twitter

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Cory Monteith has passed away.

The 31-year old Glee star - who helped anchor the Fox hit as Finn Hudson since its opening episode - was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room last night, just 10 weeks after leaving rehab.

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“We are deeply saddened by this tragic news," the network said in a statement. "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."

As the entertainment world grapples with this shocking news, here is what many stars have said about Monteith over Twitter:

Kristin Chenoweth: RIP Cory Monteith. You will be loved. Always.

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.

Taylor Swift: Speechless. And for the worst reason.

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.

Kat Dennings: I can't fully process this news. Tragic, tragic loss of a young, promising, talented man. Cory Monteith, rest in peace.

Zooey Deschanel: This is such sad news about Cory Monteith - what an absolutely tragic loss of a very talented young man.

Kim Kardashian: Just heard about the death of Cory Monteith. So sad. Prayers 4 his family. Praying 4 Lea too! Words can't describe what they must be feeling.

Joel McHale: Way too soon. A very nice & good guy.

Lance Bass: Devastated about the news of Cory Monteith - such an incredible guy - my thoughts are with his family and friends.

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.

Kaley Cuoco: #CoryMonteith, no words. Prayers. Thoughts w/ his family. This is terrible. Can't speak.

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My prays go out to Cory for such sorrow he had in his heart. My heart goes out to his family, friends, and Lea. He was a wonderful careing man, great actor, Singer, and dancer. My prays to you and yours. A sad day for us all. Cory you'll be missed.

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@ Robinn

i am so,so so sorry!!4 the deepest regrets.......nd my sista is so cryin ryt now....<3>

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the hollywoodd -church was shut down today.

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Such sad news. Drugs never a good thing.

Cory Monteith Biography

Taylor Swift and Cory Monteith Cory Monteith has gotten his big break on Glee. He plays the character of Finn on this fantastic Fox show. The Canadian actor has been... More »
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Calgary, Alberta
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Cory Monteith