Glee Producers, FOX: “We are deeply saddened” by Cory Monteith’s death

Home - Entertainment - Glee Producers, FOX: “We are deeply saddened” by Cory Monteith’s death

The producers of Glee and Fox have released a joint statement this morning regarding the death of Glee star Cory Monteith.

The 31-year-old was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room on Saturday afternoon.

The cause of death was not immediately known, but foul play was not suspected. A post-mortem examination will take place on Monday.

“We are deeply saddened by this tragic news. Cory was an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person,” the short statement said.

“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.”

Cory was dating Lea Michele, who plays Rachel Berry in the hit TV show.

Last updated: Sunday 14 July 2013
Actor Mark Salling, who played “Puck” on Glee, dies aged 35

Actor Mark Salling has died – weeks ahead of his sentencing for child pornography offences. The 35-year-old’s death was confirmed by his lawyer on Tuesday. He was due to be sentenced over possession of more than 50,000 images of child… Read more

Glee actor Cory Monteith died from mixed drug toxicity, including heroin and alcohol

In the last few minutes the Coroner’s office in Canada has said that Glee actor Cory Monteith died from a “mixed drug toxicity, involving heroin and alcohol.” His body was discovered at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel just after 12pm… Read more

Sky1 pays tribute to Cory Monteith with two episodes of Glee

Sky1 will broadcast two episodes of Glee this evening, paying tribute to Cory Monteith. The 31-year-old star was found dead at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel on Saturday afternoon. The first episode is ‘Heart’, the 13th episode from Season 3,… Read more