Cory Monteith: Stars react to "Glee" actor's death

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 08: Actor Cory Monteith attends the 12th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball on June 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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Cory Monteith's death at age 31 has sent shockwaves throughout Hollywood and the music community.

The "Glee" star was found dead inside his hotel room in Vancouver, Canada, on Saturday. Shortly after the news broke early Sunday, celebrities reacted on Twitter, posting heartfelt messages and sending prayers and love to Monteith's family, friends and girlfriend, "Glee" actress Lea Michele.

Monteith is being remembered as a talented actor and performer, as well as an "incredible" and "good" guy by those who knew him.

Actress Kaley Cuoco tweeted that she "can't speak," while Kristin Chenoweth, who guest-starred on "Glee," wrote, "You will always be loved. Always." Gwyneth Paltrow, who also appeared on "Glee," said, "Cory was a sweet and talented man. My heart breaks for Lea and the entire Glee family." And a note on the official "Glee" Twitter page stated: "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."

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