May 24, 2017 | Updated at 09:52 AM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Corey Monteith's Birthday Remembrance: Social Media Comes Together to Mourn 'Glee' Star

Today would have been 'Glee' star, Corey Monteith's 35th birthday. Social media has come together to share thoughts and rememberance about him.

By Adam Samuel, EnStars on May 11, 2017 03:35 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
WATCH RELATED VIDEO
"Glee" star Corey Monteith and Leah Michele
(Photo : Reuters)

It has been a few years since Glee star, Corey Monteith died of a drug overdose, but for many fans that wound of losing him has never healed. This sense of mourning is especially prevalent today, which would have been Monteith's 35th birthday.

Fans have been coming together throughout social media to share posts and tweets about their favorite moments of the star. With Glee touching so many people, remembrance posts wishing him a happy birthday have made his name a trending topic for today. Monteith may have passed away, but his fan following is still alive, and the fact that so many people have shared their thoughts is the most comforting way to pay their respects.

Starring as one of the leads, Monteith was a warm presence amongst the Glee cast, where his character, Finn Hudson, was seen as a leader. Throughout his journey with the show though, his struggles with drug and alcohol addictions started to creep up and overshadow the headlines about him.

On July 13, 2013 , Monteith was discovered dead in a hotel room in Vancouver. After failing to check out, the hotel's staff went to check on the room and found his body. Foul play was ruled out in his death by the police department, which was later confirmed to have been an accidental overdose from a mix of heroin and alcohol. Monteith had been in a heavily publicized relationship with Glee co-star Lea Michelle when he died.

While Glee ended a season after his passing, his character was written off the show using an unexplained death. The show left out the details of his characters passing in respect, saying that they wanted to focus more on the life he lived, and not on how he died. Among his other works, Monteith is also renowned for his work on Monte Carlo and Sisters and Brothers. 

 

 

© 2017 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

The Voice Season 12 Grand Finale Recap: Chris Blue Shockingly Crowned The Winner In Star-Studded Night Of Performances (VIDEO)

In a shocking turn of events, Chris Blue was crowned the winner of season 12 of 'The Voice.' Details from the finale are below.

America's Got Talent

America's Got Talent Season 12 Upcoming Premier Hypes Tyra Banks and Promises Life Changing Moments (VIDEO)

The upcoming 'America's Got Talent' season premier is getting people hyped up. The season has been promising in previews to deliver variety performances and life changing moments.

Roger Moore Dies at 89

James Bond Actor, Sir Roger Moore, Dies At 89 After Battle With Cancer

Acclaimed James Bond actor, Sir Roger Moore, has died of cancer. He was 89.

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande Suspends Future Concert Performances Indefinitely Following Manchester Terror Attack

Ariana Grande has indefinitely cancelled future 'Dangerous Woman' tour performances following the recent terror attack that occurred yesterday in Manchester.

Dancing with the Stars

Dancing With The Stars Season 24 Finale Predictions: Normani Kordei Or Rashad Jennings To Clinch Victory (VIDEO)

Last night the final three competed for the season 24 title. Predictions for who will win are below.

Real Time Analytics