Cory Monteith's Death Shocks Hollywood

"Have no words," writes costar Dot-Marie Jones; "Can't speak," says Kaley Cuoco

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Hollywood was left stunned Saturday at the news that 31-year-old Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room.

“Speechless,” Taylor Swift Tweeted. “And for the worst reason.”

Glee’s executives producers released a joint statement: 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.”

Here’s how Hollywood paid tribute to Monteith on social media:

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Fans of Monteith’s may make donations in his name to three charities that were especially important to him: Project Limelight Society, which exposes youth living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside to the arts; Virgin Unite, founded to support entrepreneurial efforts to better the world; and Chrysalis, which helps homeless and low-income individuals find employment.

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