Glee fans around the world are still shocked by the sudden death of Cory Monteith, 31. His Glee co-star,Jane Lynch, recently appeared on The Tonight show with Jay Leno. when asked to speak about the young actor, Lynch couldn’t help but get emotional.
“He was a really bright light in our family, and we’ve lost a really great guy,” the actress, 53, said of her Glee costar.
She added, “I don’t think he left one day unlived.”
When Leno asked Lynch how she would want people to remember Monteith, she replied,
“He once flew across the country on his own nickel to meet with a sick kid whose last wish was to meet him,” she said. “That’s the kind of guy he was. He was just a real giver.”
Authorities found that Monteith died from a combination of heroin and alcohol.
Oxygen has decided to pull the plug on The Glee Project after two seasons.
The network cites low ratings as the reason for axing the show. Even though the timing is horrible, the death of Glee star Cory Monteith had nothing to do with the network’s decision.
A production company for the series released the following statement: “The Glee Project will not be returning to Oxygen but we are extremely proud of this series which launched the careers of several talented individuals.”
“The show had so much heart and we thank Ryan Murphy and all of the creative talent who helped make the series a critical darling.”