Selena Gomez is one of the many celebrities paying tribute to Cory Monteith after his tragic death in a Vancouver hotel room at the age of 31 on Saturday.
Selena Gomez, 20, posted a picture of herself and Cory Monteith hugging on the red carpet of the 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards.
She accompanied the picture with a poignant message, writing: “This hurts. I love you Cory. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.”
Selena Gomez was just one of numerous celebrities who took to their Twitter pages to express their shock and grief over the death of Glee star Cory Monteith.
Gwyneth Paltrow, who also appeared in the show, released a moving statement in tribute.
“Cory was a sweet and talented man. My heart breaks for Lea and the entire Glee family,” said the actress.
Cory Monteith’s body was found shortly after noon by Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel staff.
According to the Vancouver Sun, there are no indications of foul play, and an autopsy is scheduled for today.