Lea Michele's Final Interview Before Cory Monteith's Death: "He Is the Best Person I Know"
On Thursday evening Chris, 23, posted a photo of himself next to the late 31-year-old actor on his Instagram, captioning the image:
“I’ll never forget all the laughs we shared or the faces we made after awkward interview questions…love you and miss you, buddy.
Chris and Cory met on the set of Glee in 2009. Their characters, Kurt and Finn, were once arch nemeses, but later became stepbrothers and close friends.
Jenna Ushkowitz Pays Tribute to 'Glee' Co-star Cory Monteith
The young actor is the latest Glee star to honor Cory. Earlier this week co-star Jenna Ushkowitz paid tribute to her friend, also on Instagram.
"I am so grateful that Glee brought this group of extraordinary individuals together to form a family. I was lucky enough to closely experience the love and light that Cory shared with the world, as well as having the privilege of traveling down the road together on a once in a lifetime journey,” the actress wrote on her Instagram. “Cory always reminded me to be gracious, kind and open, and he will leave a mark in my heart forever. Thank you everyone for your constant support and love while we mourn the loss of our dear friend, and continued support to Cory's family, and to Lea."
‘Glee’ Cast Remembers Cory Monteith at Private Memorial Service
Lea Michele and Ryan Murphy hosted a memorial for Cory at Paramount Studios for the Glee cast and crew on Thursday afternoon as well. A representative from Twentieth Century Fox TV spoke to In Touch about the “emotional” event.
"Today, Ryan Murphy and Lea Michele gathered the cast, crew and producers of Glee, along with colleagues from the network and studio, to share memories and music in an emotional celebration of the life of Cory Monteith. We thank the public for their continued outpouring of love and support as we grieve our friend and colleague during this difficult time."