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Glee: Rihanna, Zooey Deschanel and others pay tribute to Cory (Finn Hudson)

Glee: Rihanna, Zooey Deschanel and others pay tribute to Cory (Finn Hudson)

Stars from the TV and music world have paid tribute to Glee star Cory Monteith, who was found dead on Saturday afternoon.

Rihanna said: “Cory Monteith, may your spirit be at peace, and may you fly with the angels… Heartbreaking, my prayers are with all of his loved ones!”

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

Damian McGinty (Rory from Glee Season 4): “The guy I shot my first acting scene with. The nicest guy I’ve met. Can’t believe it.”

Josh Sussman (Jacob from Glee): “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.”

Monteith, who was best known for playing Finn Hudson in the popular musical comedy series Glee, was found dead at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel on Saturday.

A post-mortem examination will take place on Monday.

Updated: Sunday 14 July 2013
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