Glee Cast, Hollywood React To Cory Monteith's Death

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Cory Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room on Saturday, shocking fans and the Hollywood community.

The "Glee" star - who had recently completed a stay in rehab - was only 31.

Many of the actor's "Glee" co-stars, along with dozens of other famous faces, took to Twitter to express their sadness over the tragic loss. Here's what they had to say:

Mark Salling (Puck): "no"

Dot-Marie Jones (Coach Beiste): "I have no words! My heart is broken Cory was not only a hell of a friend he was one amazing men 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!"

Harry Shum J. (Mike Chang): "At this time, please send nothing but love and light. This tragic news still doesn't seem real to me. I love you Cory."

Lauren Potter (Becky Jackson): "I am totally heartbroken right now. I love Cory so much this hurts my heart ... Cory was always so nice to me. I have so many good memories."

GLEEonFOX: "We are deeply saddened by this tragic news. Cory was an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person. 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."

Ricky Martin ("Glee" guest star): I just heard the news.This is so sad. My heart goes out to his family & friends, specially Lea Michelle.Rest in peace Cory

Damian McGinty (Rory Flanagan): The guy I shot my first acting scene with. The nicest guy I've met. Can't believe it.

Adam Shankman (who directed and choreographed numerous "Glee" episodes): "Goodbye my amazing and beautiful friend. The lights in my world just grew dimmer. The world just lost one of our best. I love u so much..."

Kristin Chenoweth ("Glee" guest star): "RIP CoryMonteith. You will be loved. Always."

Rihanna: "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 @CoryMonteith - what an absolutely tragic loss of a very talented young man."

Taylor Swift: "Speechless. And for the worst reason."

Katy Perry: "Rest in peace Cory. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones. Our prayers are with you."

Kaley Cuoco: "#CoryMonteith no words. Prayers. Thoughts w his family. This is terrible. Can't speak."

Joel McHale: "Way too soon. A very nice & good guy."

Demi Lovato: "#RIPCoryMonteith... So unbelievably tragic. Please #prayforLea.."

Katharine McPhee: "omg. Met this sweet man. RIP."

Kim Kardashian: "Just heard about the death of Cory Monteith. So sad. Prayers 4 his family. Praying 4 Lea too! Words cant describe what they must be feeling"

Holly Marie Combs: "Life is hard. Be nice. For you never know what another could be struggling with or against. You never know. #RipCoryMonteith"

Kat Dennings: "I can't fully process this news. Tragic, tragic loss of a young, promising, talented man. Cory Monteith, rest in peace"

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."

Nick Zano: "All of our lives are precious & can be gone in a flash, live better, smarter & show true appreciation for the now. Sad day. #RIPCoryMonteith"

Chloe Moretz: "I just heard about Cory Monteith.. Rest in peace, everyone close to him and affected by this loss you're in my prayers."

Kylie Jenner: "R.I.P http://t.co/oX7T2zAfvX"

Jaime King: "#CoryMonteith a loss of words. May you rest in Peace. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends."

Zendaya Coleman: "so sad...rest in peace Cory"

Marlee Matlin: "Such a tragedy when a young person passes - whether famous or who just happens to be in the wrong place or circumstances."

Jamie Bell: "Saddened to hear the news on Cory. I hope it isn't true."

Sophia Bush: "I saw him a few weeks ago in NY, looking so happy. heartbreaking... #corymonteith"

Nina Dobrev: "I'm gutted. Shocked and saddened to hear the news, my heart goes out to Cory's family and friends. Lets respect their space as they grieve."

Kevin Zegers: "I've never lost a friend this close. This feels like a mistake."

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."

Teresa Palmer: "God I am so incredibly saddened by the death of Cory Monteith, completely shocked. My prayers goes out to all those who loved him."

Lance Bass: "Devastated about the news of Cory Monteith - such an incredible guy - my thoughts are with his family and friends."

Nash Overstreet: "I can't express how sad & horrible it is to hear about Cory Monteith.One of the best, kindest, guys I've ever met.Pray for him, & his family"

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