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

Glee: Rihanna, Zooey Deschanel and others pay tribute to Cory (Finn Hudson)
Updated on Sunday 14 July 2013 by @TVNewsroom

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.

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