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RIP: ‘Glee’ star Cory Monteith

RIP: ‘Glee’ star Cory Monteith
July 13, 2013 MICHAEL KNUDSEN

Oh gosh, there’s very sad and tragic news to report tonight … Glee star Cory Monteith (who played Finn Hudson) was found dead earlier tonight possibly from an overdose (details are still sketchy right now) in a Vancouver hotel at the age of just 31. I’m completely shocked yet we all knew he had issues with substance abuse (a topic he was quite frank about) and recently completed a stint in rehab. I’ve been such a huge fan of Glee from the very start and I’m just stunned right now, my heart goes out to his family and friends, his girlfriend and co-star Lea Michele along with the rest of the Glee cast. :*(

Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel Saturday, The Hollywood Reporter has comfirmed. He was 31. The actor was found at noon today on the hotel’s 21st floor, Vancouver police said in a news conference. He checked into the hotel on July 6, and was expected to check out today. When Monteith missed his checkout time at noon, hotel staff went to his room and found him. SOURCE

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