Cory Monteith Photos What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Jane Lynch gave a touching tribute to Glee's Cory Monteith. Source: Getty / Lester Cohen What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Jane Lynch gave a touching tribute to Glee's Cory Monteith. What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Lea Michele shared this touching snap of her and Cory Monteith after his death, thanking her fans for their "enormous love and support," adding, "Cory will forever be in my heart." Source: Instagram user msleamichele What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Lea Michele shared this photo of herself with her "two favorite boys," Cory Monteith and Jonathan Groff. Source: Instagram user msleamichele What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Lea Michele and her late boyfriend, Cory Monteith, posed with Joshua Jackson at Fox's Upfront presentation in NYC back in May 2009. Most Heartbreaking News: Cory Monteith's Death What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story The death of Glee star Cory Monteith was not only shocking because it was so sudden, but it was also overwhelmingly sad for fans of the actor and his beloved character on the show, Finn Hudson. We're still mourning the talented actor but hoping that the upcoming Glee tribute can give us — and Monteith's costars — a bit of closure. Source: Fox Jenna Ushkowitz What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Fellow Glee star Jenna Ushkowitz posted a vintage picture of the original cast on Instagram, with the following statement: "I am so grateful that Glee brought this group of extraordinary individuals together to form a family. I was lucky enough to closely experience the love and light that Cory shared with the world, as well as having the privilege of traveling down the road together on a once in a lifetime journey. Cory always reminded me to be gracious, kind and open, and he will leave a mark in my heart forever. Thank you everyone for your constant support and love while we mourn the loss of our dear friend, and continued support to Cory's family, and to Lea." Source: Instagram user jennaushkowitz Jane Lynch What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Jane Lynch, who plays Sue Sylvester on Glee, stopped by the Tonight Show With Jay Lenoand got emotional during the interview when talking about Cory's death. She told the host that Cory "had one of the biggest hearts," and "was a real bright light," adding, "I don't think he left one day unlived." When asked how she thinks that Cory should be remembered, Jane recalled a time when the actor flew cross-country to be with a terminally-ill fan whose last wish it was to meet him, saying, "That's the kind of guy he was — a real giver." Source: Getty / Kevin Winter Dianna Agron What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story As one of the original Glee cast members, Dianna Agron played Quinn Fabray, a mean-girl cheerleader and Finn Hudson's first love interest on the show. The actress released a heartfelt statement about Cory Monteith's death: "I have never lost a friend. In this difficult time, I am leaning on all of the wonderful memories we shared with Cory, how many ways he was able to make us smile. Glee was a gift to all of us. It gave us a family in this industry. We really cut our teeth and grew up on this show. In playing underdogs, we learned that we had dug into the hearts of our viewers and that we could stay there. Cory is so deserving of that place in everyone's hearts. He was one of the most generous and kind people that I have ever met. He had a smart, curious mind, he was an enormous talent. He was loving to not only me but my family. My heart goes out to his family, to Lea, to everyone that is struggling with the loss of our friend. We will miss you Cory. We will always carry a piece of you with us." Source: Getty / Lester Cohen Naya Rivera What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Naya Rivera, along with Cory Monteith, was an original Glee cast member — she portrays Santana Lopez, who often clashed with Cory's character, Finn Hudson. Naya released the following statement about her friend's passing to The Hollywood Reporter: "The entire Glee family and I are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Cory was and always will be a part of my own family and a good friend. He was a special part of this world and will forever be missed. My heart goes out to Cory’s family and Lea and while we are grateful for everyone's well wishes, privacy during this time of grief is greatly appreciated." Source: Getty / Mike Coppola Kevin Zegers What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Canadian actor Kevin Zegers starred alongside Monteith in All the Wrong Reasons, which is currently in postproduction. About his friend and costar, Zegers tweeted: "My heart is broken. I've never lost a friend this close. This feels like a mistake." Matthew Morrison What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Glee actor Matthew Morrison, who starred alongside Monteith as teacher and glee club leader Will Schuester, was scheduled to perform his cabaret act at NYC's 54 Below nightclub after hearing the news of Monteith's death. He went on with the show and dedicated the song "What I Did For Love" to his late friend, reportedly telling the crowd: "We have to acknowledge the elephant in the room and Cory's passing. We lost a great young man too soon. You came here to see a show, and I came here to do a show. This show is in Cory's honor.” Source: Fox Dot-Marie Jones What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Dot-Marie Jones plays McKinley High gym teacher and football coach Shannon Beiste on Glee, and she has shared many heartfelt scenes with Monteith's character on the show. She tweeted: "I have no words! My heart is broken. Cory was not only a hell of a friend he was one of the most 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 his family and our whole Glee family! I love you all!" Source: Fox Damian McGinty What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Damian McGinty, who played exchange student Rory Flanagan, expressed his sadness on Twitter: "The guy I shot my first acting scene with. The nicest guy I've met. Can't believe it." Source: Fox Romy Rosemont What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Romy Rosemont plays Finn Hudson's mom, Carole, on Glee. The actress posted the following message to Twitter while mourning her onscreen son: "Cory was a gentle, sweet soul & I am grateful to have had the chance to play his Mom. My heart is w/ his family, his Glee family & sweet Lea." Source: Fox Katie Cassidy What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Actress Katie Cassidy played Monteith's onscreen girlfriend in 2011's Monte Carlo. After his sudden passing, she took to Twitter, writing: "So sad to lose a dear friend & talented man... @CoryMonteith you'll always be remembered." Source: Fox John Stamos What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story John Stamos appeared as dentist Carl Howell in Glee's second season. He took to Twitter to share memories of Monteith: "First day on Glee he said to me, I can't believe I'm working w/Uncle Jesse- I can't believe i'm writing this tweet. Heartbreaking. RIP Cory. We talked about how lucky he felt to be alive-and sober. We talked about playing drums. Glad I knew you Cory." Source: Getty / Larry Busacca Selena Gomez What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Cory Monteith starred with Selena Gomez in the 2011 romantic comedy Monte Carlo. Selena took to Twitter upon hearing the news of his death: "This hurts. I love you Cory. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family." Source: Getty / Jason Merritt Mark Salling What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Mark Salling portrays bad boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on Glee. Of his friend's passing, he first tweeted the word "no," which he later deleted and replaced with this message: "Going through a million memories and emotions today. I'll love you always Brother Cory." Source: Getty / Kevork Djansezian Harry Shum Jr. What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Harry Shum Jr. plays fellow New Directioner Mike Chang on Glee. He tweeted: "At this time, please send nothing but love and light. This tragic news still doesn't seem real to me. I love you Cory." Source: Getty / Kevin Winter Adam Shankman What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Adam Shankman directed and choreographed multiple episodes of Glee, and he was deeply saddened by Monteith's passing. He tweeted this photo, saying: "Goodbye my amazing and beautiful friend. The lights in my world just grew dimmer. The world just lost one of our best. I love u so much... I will always cherish you in my heart. Thank you for so many wonderful days. I love you CM." Source: Twitter user adammshankman Ricky Martin What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Ricky Martin had a guest-starring role on Glee as a McKinley High Spanish teacher in 2012. He tweeted: "I just heard the news. This is so sad. My heart goes out to his family & friends, specially Lea Michelle. Rest in peace Cory #RipCoryMonteith." Source: Twitter user ricky_martin Lauren Potter What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Lauren Potter, who plays cheerleader Becky Jackson on Glee, took to Twitter to share her sadness over Monteith's passing: "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. Cory was always so nice to me. I have so many good memories." Source: Twitter user TheLaurenPotter What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Cory Monteith and Lea Michele celebrated while watching a hockey game between his beloved Vancouver Canucks and the LA Kings in March 2013. What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Full Story Cory Monteith signed autographs in Pennsylvania in August 2009.