Hollywood was stunned by the unexpected death of Glee star Cory Monteith on Saturday night. Hours earlier, Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room, though the cause of death was still unknown. Here's what his co-stars and fellow celebrities had to say about his sudden passing:
Kristin Chenoweth: RIP CoryMonteith. 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. 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.
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.
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.
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